Senior Software Engineer (Ingestion)

East Bay, CA, United States, Los Angeles, CA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States

LiveRamp Inc.

Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


501+ people


225 Bush St Ste 1700
San Francisco, CA, 94104-4248, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • MySQL
  • Go
  • Kubernetes
  • Hadoop
  • Apache Spark
  • Kafka
  • React
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Google Cloud

Role Description

Senior Software Engineer - Global Ingestion Platform

LiveRamp is the leading data connectivity platform. We are committed to connecting the world’s data safely and effectively, advancing innovation, and empowering people to do good. Our platform powers customer experiences centered around the needs and concerns of real people, keeping the Internet open for all. We enable individuals around the world to connect with the brands and products they love. LiveRampers thrive on solving challenging problems for the good of humanity—and we’re always looking for smart, kind, and creative people to help us get there.

Mission: LiveRamp makes it safe and easy for businesses to use data effectively.

The Global Ingestion team owns the crucial part of our LiveRamp system where customers first upload or channel their data to.

We are a critical component of LiveRamp’s vision to become a global platform for connected data, aiming to provide an intuitive self service user interface for our customers to upload, connect or start ingesting their data efficiently. We receive and process hundreds of billions of records (120TB of data) daily from various sources. We parse, validate, anonymize and normalize the data to a standard format to enable use by a diverse set of downstream applications. We take data ethics and security seriously throughout our pipeline, ensuring compliance to relevant privacy laws and security certifications. Your will:

Work with the team to build the next generation global ingestion platform from the ground up and migrate existing complex use cases into that system. In its completion, the global ingestion platform will be empowering data connectivity in global markets (US, EU, APAC, etc). Work with a team of supportive and passionate software engineers. Design and implement systems that materialize our platform vision. Resolve technical issues for internal and external customers. Be a coach to other engineers on the team, helping them succeed in their current role while preparing them for future roles. Perform code reviews and design reviews for other engineers on the team. Have an impact across the entire product and engineer org by leading technical discussions in product design, evangelizing best practices, standards, and mentoring engineers. Your team will:

Build and support best in class Global Ingestion systems with an emphasis on top-notch user experience and intuitive self-service workflows. Stay nimble and respond quickly to emerging opportunities. About you:

5+ years of experience in software engineering (backend). Have a startup personality and enjoy working as part of a collaborative team: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working, productive and have empathy for your teammates and customers. You love mentoring junior engineers, lead end-to-end development and release of an application or service, deploying software that conforms to best practices. Have a passion for building large-scale distributed systems and are comfortable writing maintainable, extensible, scalable and high performance code. Ability to diagnose technical problems, debug code, and automate routine tasks. Comfortable evaluating and adapting to the latest tools and technologies. Proficient in one or more compiled languages, preferably Java, Scala, Go or C++. Experience with continuous integration, deployment and automation servers such as Jenkins, CircleCI. Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field. Bonus points:

Experience using cloud based platform such as GCP, AWS, Azure or similar technologies Experience with development tools such as Terraform, Kubernetes, Helm, or Gradle Experience with GCP products such as BigTable, BigQuery, Dataproc, PubSub or other data tools such as Spark, Kafka, Hive, or Apache Beam Experience with designing and implementing interfaces and infrastructure for large scale systems and RESTful APIs Working knowledge of observability principles. Contributions to open source projects Benefits:

People: work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do. In-Office Food: enjoy catered meals, boundless snacks, and the occasional food truck. Fun: we host in-person and virtual events such as game nights, happy hours, camping trips, and sports leagues. Work/Life Harmony: flexible paid time off, options for working from home, and paid parental leave. Whole Health Package: medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Plus mental health support (via Talkspace) and fitness reimbursement up to $100 per month. Savings: our 401K matching plan helps you plan ahead. RampRemote: a comprehensive program to assist you in setting up a home office that works for you Location: Remote More about us:

LiveRamp’s mission is to connect data in ways that matter, and doing so starts with our people. We know that inspired teams enlist people from a blend of backgrounds and experiences. And we know that individuals do their best when they not only bring their full selves to work but feel like they truly belong. Connecting LiveRampers to new ideas and one another is one of our guiding principles—one that informs how we hire, train, and grow our global team across eight countries and four continents.

LiveRamp is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

California residents: Please see our California Personnel Privacy Policy for more information regarding how we collect, use, and disclose the personal information you provide during the job application process.

To all recruitment agencies: LiveRamp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, LiveRamp employees or any other company location. LiveRamp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About LiveRamp Inc.

LiveRamp's product is a massive identity graph connecting each individual to their online identifiers like cookies and device IDs.

Our engineering workflows can be broken into three parts: Data Ingestion, Data Manipulation, and Data Distribution. We ingest behavioral data indexed by offline and online identifiers from our clients, resolve every index to a single LiveRamp ID through our Identity Graph, and then distribute ingested data to other technology platforms in the industry.

Company Culture

All LiveRampers are smart, nice, and get things done. We move quickly and value autonomy and project ownership over all else. We empower our people to use their best judgment when making decisions. We grow our talent by challenging them with stretch projects and supporting them with mentorship.

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