Senior Software Engineer – Growth Hacker

Backend • mountain view, ca

We are seeking a Growth Hacker, who is passionate about combining technology with business analysis and product design to amplify our member growth. You will deeply understand and contribute to the company’s top objective, while working in a cross-functional team from engineering, marketing, big data and ops. You will master channels like mobile push notification, SMS, audio/video, and social networks to build viral loops that bring value and engagement to our members. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the world’s leading mobile startups today with over 100 million users and drive growth to the next level.

If you are seeking to design experiments, work with big data, and make frequent agile changes to a mobile product loved by millions then this is the job for you!

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other engineering teams, product, marketing and senior management on implementing product specs that encourage virality and user engagement
  • Quickly bring to life scalable web services with UI to test specific theses and/or REST APIs for mobile client interactivity
  • Build web services which can handle heavy load. With 100+million users and counting, Tango’s server side components routinely process 100+ transactions/second
  • Understand and optimize use of mobile push notifications, SMS, email, and product features to engage our members and recommend tactics for improvement

Requirements

  • 5+ years programming experience in Java / Python
  • Experience building web services with Spring, Hibernate, and MySQL
  • Experience with web service performance analysis and debugging
  • Strong problem solving and quantitative analytical skills
  • Highly motivated and excited to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Masters in Computer Science or equivalent experience with solid computer science fundamentals
  • Highly desirable (all of these are pluses):
  • Experience with MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, or other NoSQL solutions
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in user acquisition, engagement, and growth for fast-growing mobile or web company
  • Experience with Hadoop/Hive and big data
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Statistical modeling expertise highly valued
  • Experience with multivariate testing

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