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Moloco is at the forefront of revolutionizing the digital advertising industry through the power of machine learning. As a Staff Software Engineer at Moloco, you will play a critical role in driving innovation and shaping the future of mobile advertising. We are looking for exceptional engineers who are passionate about building scalable, high-performance systems that solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment.

At Moloco, you will work on building a state-of-the-art mobile advertising platform that leverages the latest advancements in machine learning and big data. You will collaborate with a team of world-class engineers to design and develop infrastructure that is highly available, fault-tolerant, and scalable. Our platform uses battle-tested prediction models to help businesses of all sizes achieve their growth goals quickly and efficiently. Be sure to check out our case study published by Google to learn more about our work:

If you are excited about building groundbreaking technology that impacts millions of users worldwide, then Moloco is the place for you.

Here’s what you’ll be working on:

As the founding technical leader for the Performance Ad Server, you will be working with a team of seasoned technology veterans & entrepreneurs to bring this revolutionary new platform to market.

  • Drive engineering projects for architecting, designing, developing, and operating an end-to-end service platform for customers looking to leverage Moloco’s ML-driven advertising technology stack, services and infrastructure.
  • Build, grow and lead a full stack engineering team responsible for developing enterprise platform products, features & APIs across the entire Moloco PAS technology stack.
  • Be responsible for all development & operational aspects of PAS engineering in collaborating with peers in the Product Management, Business Development, and Enterprise Sales teams. Joint activities will include requirement specification, ensuring the quality of products and service operations, and communicating the technical roadmap to enterprise customers.
  • Own the communication, coordination, and facilitation of cross-functional PAS engineering projects across Moloco’s engineering organization.
  • Help engineering leadership build roadmaps and action plans for the PAS service.
  • Identify risks in executing projects and develop mitigation plans & strategies.
  • This role reports to the Head of Engineering for India.

Here is what you need to succeed:

  • 12+ years of hands-on industry experience in software development on data infrastructure or platform.
  • Experience building large scale distributed systems that can handle large data (Terabytes) and millions of users.
  • Excellent software development skills and fluency in at least one programming language (preferably Java, Go or Python).
  • Experienced team lead. Should be comfortable mentoring senior, mid and junior engineers.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and strategic planning.
  • Experience in Cloud/Big Data platforms (e.g., AWS, GCE, GCP, Beam, Spark, BigTable, BigQuery etc.).

Preferred Skills:

  • Interest in monetization or digital advertising technology business.

Moloco Thrive: Benefits and Well-Being: 

We take care of you and create the conditions for you to do the best work of your career. Through a lens of Inclusion, we offer innovative benefits which empower our employees to take care of themselves and their families so they can do the best work of their lives. For an overview of our global benefits, click here.

Moloco Values:

  • Lead with Humility: Everyone’s voice is respected, valued, and heard. With humility, we become more open and accessible to each other. We win, lose, and learn together. Accountability and feedback are essential to our success.
  • Uncapped Growth Mindset: We see all situations as opportunities to learn, grow, and improve as individuals and as an organization. We seek diverse perspectives, encourage curiosity, and promote experimentation to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
  • Create Real Value: We pursue the most impactful opportunities with rigor and integrity. We take intelligent risks and make disciplined trade-offs to maintain deep focus. We help our customers win by delivering durable value.
  • Go Further Together: We’re one team working towards one mission and vision. We collaborate proactively and inclusively, involving the right people at the right time and in the right way. We strive to create a more equitable workplace. We won’t let each other fail.

Additional Resources:

  • Moloco Company Blog
  • Moloco Leadership
  • Moloco Newsroom

Equal Opportunity:

Moloco is an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex and gender, gender expression and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Info.


MOLOCO is a machine learning company that empowers mobile businesses to unleash the power of their data for fast, sustainable growth through the programmatic advertising ecosystem. AI-powered products match quality with scale and turn date into growth. The company offers a complete suite of programmatic advertising solutions to help mobile companies optimize the performance of their acquisition, retention and monetization campaigns.

  • Industry
    Artificial intelligence,Advertising
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    Redwood City, CA, USA
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