Backend Software Engineer

Gumgum Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 3 months ago

GumGum is looking for a Software Engineer for its Ad Server Team. This person will use their superb Java, SQL and Object Oriented programming skills. If you want to work on Java 8, Spring Framework and a bit of Big Data, then this position is ideal for you. The team uses DynamoDB, Kafka, Cassandra, memcache and Redis.


Develop data-driven, web-based java applications/apis

Work on various Amazon Web Services

Focus on platform scalability to support rapid growth in traffic and data

Write software to interface with MySQL, Cassandra, ElastiCache, Spark, Kafka, Amazon DynamoDB

Performance tuning Java Virtual Machine using New Relic

Work on Real time bidding integrations and applications

3+ years professional experience in Java or related technologies is a must.

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Strong knowledge of Java, SQL and Spring Framework is a must

Strong knowledge of RESTful services and Object Oriented programming is a must

Must be a fast learner

Ability to multitask and deliver in a fast paced and agile team

Experience in AWS cloud services and big data technologies such - Cassandra, ElastiCache, DynamoDb, Kafka will be preferred but not essential


  • Strong medical, dental and vision plans

  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA

  • 401k plus match

  • Pet wellness discount

  • Commuter perks

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Stock incentive program

  • Unlimited paid time off and sick leave

  • Fitness reimbursement

  • Continuous learning and professional development

  • Company-wide hackathons

  • Stocked kitchen with plenty of snacks

  • Dog-friendly office

  • Located in hotbed of tech startups, just blocks from the beach!

  • Plenty of gum!

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