About AppLovin

AppLovin makes technologies that help businesses of every size connect to their ideal customers. The company provides end-to-end software and AI solutions for businesses to reach, monetize and grow their global audiences. For more information about AppLovin, visit: www.applovin.com.

To deliver on this mission, our global team is composed of team members with life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that mirror our developers and customers around the world. At AppLovin, we are intentional about the team and culture we are building, seeking candidates who are outstanding in their own right and also demonstrate their support of others.

Fortune recognizes AppLovin as one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area, and the company has been a Certified Great Place to Work for the last four years (2021-2024). Check out the rest of our awards HERE.

A Day in the Life 

As a member of the Platform team, you will take ownership of projects and work with large-scale data processing systems. We are seeking a motivated engineer to join the team responsible for AppLovin's core products which process 6PB of data and reach 1B users daily. We are responsible for scaling a platform that produces hundreds of billions of unique events consumed trillions of times throughout our geographically distributed data centers every day. The technical stack includes Java, Scala, Spark, Airflow, and working with a variety of databases.

 

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

  • Minimum 5 years of meaningful professional experience
  • Have a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Fluency in Java
  • Practical experience working with big data systems (Spark, SparkSQL, HDFS)
  • Hands-on experience with broker systems (Kakfa, RabbitMQ, etc)
  • In-depth knowledge of NoSQL databases (Aerospike, Zookeeper) and SQL databases (Vertica, MySQL, Clickhouse)
  • practical experience working in the cloud (GCP, AWS, etc)
  • Ability to take complete ownership of a feature or project
  • Have a desire to solve large, complex problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem

 

Additional Strengths

  • Knowledge of Airflow
  • Mentoring experience - You have a passion for guiding more junior engineers in their progress on business and personal career goals
  • Domain experience in adtech

 

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AppLovin provides a competitive total compensation package with a pay for performance rewards approach. 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, and other forms of incentive compensation (as applicable) may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to dental, vision, and other benefits.

US base pay range (total compensation package will be commensurate with experience)
$152,000$247,000 USD
AppLovin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about EEO rights as an applicant here.
 
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