Senior Software Engineer - Backend

San Francisco, CA, United States

Blueshift Labs

Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States


51 - 100 people


433 California St Ste 600
San Francisco, CA, 94104, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Go
  • Elixir
  • Elastic Search
  • Cassandra
  • PostgreSQL
  • Hadoop
  • Angular.js
  • Docker
  • AWS
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Kubernetes
  • Redis

Role Description

About Us Blueshift’s AI-Powered Marketing SaaS Platform empowers cutting edge B2C brands to drive 1:1 marketing on every channel. With Blueshift, marketers are in full control of automating various forms of personalized messaging across every engagement channel. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, USA and founded by repeat entrepreneurs who previously built (acquired by Groupon to become Groupon Goods), and were part of the early team behind Kosmix (acquired by Walmart to become @WalmartLabs).

Blueshift's SaaS platform is used by marketers at leading brands such as Udacity, LendingTree, BBC, PayPal among others. The company is backed by top tier VCs including SoftBank, Storm Ventures & Nexus Venture Partners and has been recognized by leading SaaS analyst firm Gartner as 'Cool Vendor in AI Marketing'. Blueshift has won multiple awards including TiE top 50 start-ups for it's innovation, culture and growth.

Software Engineer As a software engineer, you will help build algorithms & real-time systems that scale to millions of users, and own/build key pieces of our technology.


Build large scale and low latency distributed systems scaling to billions of actions Analyzing high volume of data to make data driven decisions Design algorithms for real-time targeting and optimization


Proven experience with web frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, Golang & micro-services Experience working with Javascript frameworks such as AngularJS a plus. Experience working with real-time & distributed systems a plus. Ability to build systems that can handle tens of thousands of requests per second at low latency Working experience with SQL databases such as MySQL or Postgres Experience with NoSQL systems such as Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Hbase, REDIS a plus. Curiosity and passion for algorithm design Bachelors/Masters/PhD in Computer Science or related fields


Competitive salary & equity Full health, dental, vision insurance Unlimited vacation 401k Flexible spending accounts for transportation and parking Life insurance & disability coverage Proximity to public transport (BART / Caltrain) and great restaurants in vicinity. Generous equity grants and competitive salary We will process visa transfers (H1b, TN etc.) and immigration. Work with founders and executives closely and participate in all aspects of company building Early stage opportunity in a massive sized market with proven traction and growing rapidly

Awards & Recognition Blueshift has received numerous awards and recognition, including:

Gartner Cool Vendor for AI in Marketing Stevie Award for most innovative company TiE 50 award for Startup of the year Patented AI technology Cutting edge customers include BBC, Udacity, IAC, Paypal and more.

About Blueshift Labs

Blueshift empowers brands to activate their first-party data using patented AI to deliver relevant personalized user-experiences like you get with Netflix, Spotify & Amazon.

Company Culture

We are team of entrepreneurial folks with employees owning their respective pieces as a CEO. This means owning your metrics, working with customers directly and driving metrics/adoption. We do not manage our team, instead we inspire our team by exposing them to problems and let them creatively come up with the best solution to the problem. We are a team of do-ers with every one being hands-on in the company.

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