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Senior Software Engineer- Backend

  • Marketo
  • San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Sep 16, 2017
ID: 8110764 VIEWS: 4 Full time Engineering

Job Description

The Opportunity

People are receiving more than 2900 marketing messages every day. Marketo's challenge is to help marketers to breakthrough the noise with personal, targeted, intelligent email campaigns. Our powerful email engine includes features such as dynamic content, automatic trigger, segmentation, A/B test, and email action tracking.

As an engineer on this team, you will work on Marketo's email engine as well as other platform components and help take them to the next level of scalability and performance. We use proven technologies like Java and leading edge Big Data technologies like Spark, Kafka, Mongo and Scala.

If you are passionate about solving challenging technical problems in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and fun-loving environment, we think this is a good opportunity for you.


  • Design, develop and test (including automated, continuous integration) key product features/components of our platform.
  • Develop systems that are highly reliable, scalable, but surprisingly easy to maintain.
  • Be independent in feature/component design and conduct effective peer code reviews where needed.
  • Be an active participant in the architecture and design discussions.


  • 3 to 10 years of industry software development experience.
  • Strong core Java, design patterns and OOD/OOP skills.
  • SQL proficiency
  • Experience in Big Data technologies highly desired
  • Testing frameworks like Junit
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Positive work attitude, self-motivator, quick learner, and a team player.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred.

It is great if you know:

  • Scala, Java, PHP
  • Hadoop, HBase, Spark
  • Yarn, Oozie, Zookeeper
  • MySQL
  • Cassandra, Redis, Mongo
  • Akka framework
  • Spring framework

Marketo is an equal opportunity employer.

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