Senior Back End Engineer

Senior Back End Engineer

  • United States-Remote (Any Location)
  • Full-Time
  • Engineering

Powered by AI and machine learning, MotiveMetrics (SaaS) creates the optimal paid search environment guaranteeing the best ads show against targeted search queries. Through our Team + Tech (“People-Powered AI”) approach, our platform dynamically creates and manages account structures, identifies and deploys new keywords, and generates winning ad copy automatically, at scale.

We are looking for a senior back end software engineer to work on our emerging customer-facing application. This engineer will be someone that cares deeply about quality, business impact, and stability of the systems they build. The projects we need this individual to work on are highly visible and customer-centric.


  • 5+ years of industry experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages, such as: Python, JavaScript, Ruby, or Go
  • 3+ years of experience designing, building, deploying, operating, scaling, testing, and evolving distributed systems
  • 1+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead and/or leading an engineering team
  • Knowledge of distributed systems design and implementation, large scale automation and workflow management
  • Experience using AWS including services like AWS ECS, Lambda & S3
  • Experiencewith DevOps andCI/CD in a cloud environment
  • Experience using monitoring solutions like CloudWatch, Elastic APM, Datadog, and/or Prometheus
  • Experience writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), using tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, and/or AWS CDK

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with Google AdWords, Microsoft Advertising or Facebook Ads
  • Experience building Machine Learning systems

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-funded technology startup to solve problems at scale in a fast-paced, growing environment.