Director of Engineering

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

The Company

Want to be part of a fantastic and fun startup that’s revolutionizing the online travel advertising space? Want to join a data science team that's growing fast and making a big impact on the business? Our client are on the Deloitte Fast 500 for five years running.


The Role

The Platform Engineering team owns our traveler profile store, data warehouse, and broader technology stack.

  • Working on a profile system processes 100M pixels each day, and updates our targeting within 100 ms.

  • Working on a data warehouse tracks 350M anonymized traveler profiles, enabling creation of more effective user targeting for ads

  • The tech stack scales globally on GCP and supports engineering and data science teams that build systems that reach users across display, SEM and Facebook.

This role will require energy and a positive attitude to drive the team and the platform forward, accelerating Sojern’s lead in the travel advertising space with better platforms, better systems and better algorithms.



  • Experience working as a technical lead, building production quality solutions with a focus on scale and reliability

  • Hands on experience building and running production systems on Google Cloud or AWS

  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes

  • You have hands on experience with Python, Go, and Git

  • Exposure to machine learning in a production setting

  • At least 7 years of growing and managing engineering teams

  • At least 10 years of leading high-performance, scalable software projects end-to-end, including managing complex projects in JIRA

  • A MS or PhD in CS or CS/EE



  • Opportunities: Be part of a growing team with training and support to help you grow

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects

  • Give Back: We give 40 hours a year to volunteer and organize office volunteer programs with local organizations

  • Culture: Strong core business values, focus on teamwork, vibrant, social and fun environment

  • Snacks: Variety of snacks in the office

  • Meals: Monthly catered lunches & happy hours

  • Wealth: Stock options

  • Time Off: Flexible vacation days