Senior Software Engineer (Scala)


Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
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  • Company Address: 100 Church St btwn Barclay & Park Place, New York, NY, 10007

About LiveIntent

LiveIntent is a people-based marketing technology platform changing the way over 2,000 of the world's largest brands and publishers think about email.

The LiveIntent platform transforms email from something you send and receive into the simplest, most powerful way to resolve identity and market to people in a mobile-first world.

Job Description

About the Job:

LiveIntent is looking for a self-motivated Senior Software Engineer (Scala). You’ll work in an agile environment with a talented team to design, implement, and iterate products that satisfy customer needs and propel company growth. Our technology stack runs on AWS. We build products using Scala(PlayFramework, Akka, ZIO), Node.js, DynamoDB, and PostgreSQL on AWS. As a LiveIntenter, you will help promulgate good design and coding practices guiding by example while at the same time gaining valuable experience. Furthermore, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and delivering products that fuel every part of the business.


Your next challenge:

Some of the projects you will guide may include: Building a dynamic retargeting system for catalog browsers, developing a real-time web page flattener to deliver contextual ad units, designing and building a recommendations system based on big data algorithms, and expanding our behavior analysis pipeline to handle a wide array of events at massive scale.


About You:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field 
  • At least 4 years experience designing, building, and deploying production software.
  • Passionate about solving complex problems in running scalable, high volume real-time systems
  • Curious about technology and builds projects on the side to try new stuff out
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining elegant, scalable software solutions
  • Dedicated to steering results while maintaining high software quality
  • Experience working with both relational and NoSQL databases
  • You enjoy collaborating with different teams around the globe
  • Experience with various AWS services(Kinesis, SQS, Firehose, Lambda, etc.)


We support employee health and wellness by providing:

  • Invested in the mental health and wellness of our employees 
  • Family-friendly environment to promote a healthy work/life balance 
  • Weekly & Quarterly employee engagement activities (trivia nights, interactive Slack channels, spirit weeks, and educational film discussions to name a few)
  • Virtual yoga and meditation
  • Cell phone/WFH expenses 
  • Summer Fridays 


We support diversity and growth within the company with programs and initiatives such as:

  • Bi-annual performance and compensation review process
  • Employee Resource Groups such BID with Intent (Belonging, Inclusion, & Diversity), BlackIntent, Juntos, Parents of LiveIntent, PrideIntent, Neurodiversity, & Women with Intent
  • Book Club focused on reading and discussing career development-focused content
  • Lunch and Learns with diverse speakers
  • Access to professional development courses through LinkedIn Learning and Coursera


About LiveIntent:

LiveIntent, one of the world’s largest people-based marketing platforms, connects 2,500 publishing and advertising brands with over 250 MM verified people every month across all media types. With the anonymized email address at the center of its industry-leading identity graph, LiveIntent provides brands with solutions that help them monetize, acquire, and retain real people, even where cookies don’t work. LiveIntent enriches a brands’ data, making it possible to deepen their understanding of their audiences and more effectively market to people wherever they are present and paying attention. LiveIntent is home to over 180 people worldwide, with offices in New York, Chicago, Berlin, and Copenhagen.


Instilling diversity, a sense of belonging, and empowerment into LiveIntent’s culture, core values, and vision is core to our success. We gladly support several employee resource groups such as BID with Intent (belonging, inclusion, & diversity), Lead with Intent, Parents with Intent, and Women with Intent, which provide individuals at the organization the chance to voice their opinions and feel heard in a space that is safe and welcoming.


LiveIntent is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy concerning recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

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