Engineering Manager - Backend

Save to Kiter
What Liveramp is looking for in applicants

LiveRamp is the leading data connectivity platform. We believe connected data has the power to change the world. Our platform powers insights and experiences centered around the needs of real people, and in ways that keep the Internet open for all. LiveRampers thrive on building together with curiosity and humility—and have a good bit of fun along the way. We’re always looking for smart, kind, and creative people to grow our team and impact.

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

We on the Pixel Serving team are part of the Identity Engineering team at LiveRamp. We ingest and provide real time identity data, which connects the billions of different identifiers for consumers and the devices they use online. Help us process the tens of billions of requests we receive every single day as efficiently as possible.

You will:

  • Manage and empower a team that consists of supportive and passionate engineers, and grow each individual on their career path
  • Lead cross team projects to build and enhance scalable real time APIs that allow processing and exchanging identity data
  • Work with PM to build the team vision
  • Be responsible for product features from the discovery phase through to production deployment
  • Ensure operational excellence by bringing best practices from your experience
  • Reduce and maintain reasonable hosting costs in commercial clouds such as GCP

Your team will: 

  • Develop mainly in Golang, partly in Java, and also use Terraform, Kubernetes, Hadoop and streaming technologies such as Kafka (prior knowledge of these technologies is not required)
  • Explore and use new technologies and languages to find optimal solutions to solve for our customers use cases
  • Follow a Scrum methodology and use tools such as Jira to communicate about our work
  • Own the largest data streaming platform at LiveRamp
  • Own both the data streaming system and API applications that publish to it

About you: 

  • Have 2+ years of experience managing a team of 5+ engineers
  • Have 6+ years of experience writing and deploying high performance production code to deliver business value
  • Have 2+ years of experience building efficient real time large-scale distributed systems
  • Have a startup personality: smart, ethical, friendly, and productive
  • Have a product-oriented mindset: you like offering technical solutions to business problems
  • Excellent communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Google Cloud technologies (Kubernetes, BigTable)
  • Experience with designing and implementing interfaces and infrastructure for large volume services and APIs
  • Experience with stream processing - Kafka, Google Pub/Sub, Spark streaming, Apache Storm, Flink, Google Dataflow


  • People: Work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do.
  • 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, paid holidays, options for working from home, and paid parental leave.
  • Whole Health Package: Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, long term care, accident and critical illness insurance, pre-tax accounts (health, dependent and commuter), and a family forming benefit through Carrot. Plus Milk Stork, backup child and elder care, and discount on pet insurance, mental health support (via Talkspace)
  • FlexPerks reimbursement program to provide flexibility and choice ($375/quarter) for fitness, emotional, financial, family, travel and entertainment, convenience and security expenses. (U.S. LiveRampers)
  • Savings: Our 401K matching plan—1:1 match up to 6% of salary—helps you plan ahead.  Also Employee Stock Purchase Plan - 15% discount off purchase price of LiveRamp stock (U.S. LiveRampers)
  • RampRemote: A comprehensive office equipment and ergonomics program—we help you set up your home office (Home-based LiveRampers)
  • Location: work from home (remote-eligible roles)

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 nine countries and four continents. Click here to learn more about Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DIB) at LiveRamp.

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.


Want some tips on how to get an interview at Liveramp?

What is Liveramp looking for?
If this role looks interesting to you, a great first step is to understand what excites you about the team, product or mission. Take your time thinking about this and then tell the team! Get in touch and communicate that passion.
What are interviews for Engineering Manager - Backend like?
Interview processes vary by company, role and team. The best plan is to see what others have experienced and then plan accordingly.
How to land an interview at Engineering Manager - Backend?
A great first step is organizing your path to an offer. Check out Kiter for tools to get started!