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Principal Software Engineer (Back-end)
Mountain View, CA Ÿ| Engineering

A bit about us
GroundTruth is the leading location-based marketing and advertising technology company. Sitting at the convergence of offline and online data, GroundTruth delivers a unique data set called “visitation data,” which allows brands, agencies, SMBs, and non-profits to drive high-performing business outcomes (ROI).  GroundTruth activates this data through a suite of performance products and services via their self-serve advertising platform, through managed services, or tailored partnerships. GroundTruth has built proprietary filtering processes that combines our BlueprintTM contextual mapping technology, owned & operated properties, along with 3rd party mobile location data, together yielding over 30B visits annually. Our product managers and engineers are based out of Mountain View, Vancouver, New York, and Delhi India.

We believe that innovative technology starts with the best talent and were recently ranked of Ad Age’s 2021 Best Places to Work. Learn more about the perks of joining our team here.

A bit about you

You will:

  • Serve as a technical lead for our web applications
  • Drive best engineering practices within the team
  • Be an internal champion for continuously improving team working processes, code quality, and tools and technology adoption
  • Contribute to the vision and long-term engineering strategy
  • Participate in peer code reviews and technical meetings
  • Contribute to project planning and estimates
  • Mentor less experienced engineers in good coding and documentation practices
  • Write clean, testable code with an emphasis on performance and maintainability
  • Develop new features and fix bugs
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

You have:

  • Experience developing consumer-facing applications
  • Experience in developing server side platforms, with a demonstrated ability to understand high performance, high-usage server side applications
  • Highly proficient with databases and SQL
  • Highly proficient with Docker
  • Highly proficient with AWS (ECS, CodePipeline, etc.)
  • A passion for continuous improvement and exploring new technologies. 
  • Competent in fundamental data structures and algorithms
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • You must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write clean, readable, and maintainable code
  • Experience using macOS

Nice to have:

  • Experience with MySQL and/or Postgres specifically
  • Experience with Python and/or Typescript
  • Experience with AngularJS and/or React and/or another SPA framework
  • Experience with DataDog and/or Sentry
  • The ability to lead and drive a project to completion
  • Has worked in startups and enterprises with prototypes and ideas by efficiently building those things into reality
  • Has worked on interesting side projects

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under applicable federal, state and/or local laws. If you need reasonable accommodations in the application process, please reach out to us at hr@groundtruth.com.