PIPELINE Software Engineer 2, Backend

 Published 12 days ago
 United States
 $134,000 to $207,000
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A Day in the Life:

As a member of our backend software engineering team, you’ll solve technical challenges, including upgrading and implementing state-of-the-art software infrastructure. The team builds a high-performance, high availability, globally distributed ecosystem platform of services that in turn provide the foundation for rapid development of novel new systems that integrate into that ecosystem and improve it

Our backend systems handle billions of requests per day, and work on our mediation platform responsible for our header bidding solution, creating high-availability low-latency systems that are distributed across multiple data centers. 

The Impact You’ll Make:

  • Design, develop, and maintain large-scale distributed systems
  • Collaborate with various engineering teams to meet a wide range of technological challenges
  • Work closely with our product team to contribute and influence the roadmap of our products and technologies
  • Influence and inspire team members

Who You Are:

  • Have 2-5+ years of experience and a minimum of a BS and/or MS in Computer Science
  • Have excellent knowledge of computer science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and coding
  • Professional experience with Java and/or C++
  • Experience independently creating and maintaining projects

Additional Strengths:

  • Domain knowledge of advertising technologies
  • Experience developing with Docker and Skaffold


  • Free medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Remote first or hybrid work environment
  • Work from home stipend each paycheck
  • 401k matching and employee stock purchase plan
  • Autonomy to make decisions in a rapidly growing company
  • Flexible Time Off - work hard and take time when you need it

The expected base pay range for this CA based position is $134,000 - $207,000. Total compensation at AppLovin is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Depending on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical and other benefits.


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