Job Title

Lead Software Engineer

About us

Share Local Media, or SLM, is a rapidly growing startup reimagining the world of offline marketing for tech and e-commerce companies. We started as e-commerce marketers ourselves, and launched SLM with a goal of turning direct mail into a high performing, scalable channel for a digitally native client set. To do so, we’ve taken an inputs based-approach to the space, and re-engineered the channel from the ground up to make it easier to test, faster to execute, more measurable, and ultimately, more effective for e-commerce and tech clients of all types.

So what does SLM actually do? We’re a full-service direct mail agency, media program operator, and technology platform, serving some of your favorite e-commerce and tech brands (think Casper, Lyft, Grubhub, etc.). We live and breathe direct response marketing, and strive to delight clients with high performing campaigns built around fast, data-driven client service, and premium, unique branding.

What are we like at SLM? We’re passionate, humble, and kind. We value data-driven thinking, speed, persistence, creativity, and teamwork. We love helping clients grow and scale through a tactile medium that has long term brand value. And finally, we get excited about transforming an old-school channel into something new through data, product, technology, and a service-driven mentality.

Share our excitement? Great - we’d love to hear from you!

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join our agency platform team made up of one data engineering lead, two senior software engineers and a product manager. The team is responsible for managing our data platform to support our analytics team.

The team's portfolio ingests and processes billions of events including: client order data, campaign mailing data, and USPS scan data. The consolidated data is then accessed by our web applications or for ad hoc data analyses.

You will work together with our product team to ensure that we continue to scale and develop solutions to meet the growing demands of our clients across all of SLM’s business lines.  You will be responsible for writing code for our backend platform and internal tooling while also managing and growing two software engineer direct reports.

Our current stack is built on AWS, leveraging a variety of services including: ECS, EC2, RDS, Redshift, Apache Airflow, Lambda Functions, and Glue Jobs. We also leverage dbt for data transformation and modeling.

In addition we use tools like terraform for managing infrastructure, as well as Sentry & Datadog for monitoring and observability.

Our code bases are primarily written in: Ruby, Python, SQL, & R.

Core Responsibilities


What We Offer

If you’re looking to be part of something new that is transforming an industry, this is the role for you. You will be empowered to think like an entrepreneur by coming up with new ideas, testing them, implementing them, and then scaling them quickly.

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