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Software Engineer II



Software Engineering
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

About Cardlytics
Remember that time you got cash back on a cup of coffee through your banking app? That was us!

Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX) is the industry-leading purchase intelligence and incentives platform. We are a product-driven company that cares about three things: our people, our customers, and our partners. Together, we make commerce more rewarding for everyone by helping businesses attract, understand, and incentivize consumers through their banks’ digital channels.

About the Position
Reports to: Director of Engineering, Publisher
Location: Cardlytics has offices across the US (and we're open to remote candidates too!)


  • Design and develop world-class publisher-facing interfaces and API services deployed in AWS that are auto-scalable, self-contained, and modular
  • Develop, test, and support RESTful web services that integrate and interact with internal and external applications, services, and databases.
  • Collaborate closely and build rapport with product, research, and engineering teams
  • Take full ownership of production deployments while adhering to best practices for CI/CD
  • Produces maintainable software implementations with high-quality
  • Mentor junior engineers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 2+ years building high-quality, distributed web applications, backend APIs, or full-stack applications in Java, C#, Python, or Golang
  • Solid experience building software in a modular way for maximum reusability, scalability, and maintainability
  • Experience with Cloud-based architectures, development, and deployment with providers such as AWS, GCP, Azure, or any other cloud provider
  • Experience and deep knowledge of frameworks, tools/IDEs, testing, and documentation
  • A solid computer science foundation including programming languages, data structures and algorithms, SQL and NoSQL databases, event-driven architecture using platforms such as Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Commitment to continual learning of industry standards and trends
  • Excellent communication skills in multiple team environments
  • Comfortable in a culture of close collaboration and code reviews
  • Excellent at problem-solving through insightful data analysis and logical deduction

You are

  • Skilled and knowledgeable on high-performance, distributed data-intensive platforms
  • Self-critical and constantly striving to improve on software design skills and coding skills
  • Passionate about the ads ecosystem, with a willingness to learn about and adopt new concepts
  • Excellent at problem-solving through insightful data analysis and logical deduction
  • A strong cross-functional team player, working with product and engineering counterparts to design and implement highly performant user-facing applications
  • An effective communicator with a solution-oriented mindset.

At Cardlytics, our people, partners and product are the driving force behind everything we do. Our shared values embody our commitment to those three things. Across all roles, we are looking for teammates with these values:

  • Customer and Partner-first
  • Act with Urgency and Focus
  • Integrity with our partners and data
  • Accountability even when challenged
  • Empowerment over hierarchy
  • Growth over comfort

The base salary range provided below does not include bonus and other benefits. Cardlytics’ salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location, and individual pay may be determined by additional factors such as role-related skills, experience, education, training, and more.

The anticipated annual base salary for this role is: $130,000 - $160,000

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible paid time off plus company holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance begins on your first day
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match, plan also includes a student loan debt repayment option
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Monthly phone/internet stipend
  • Educational assistance for continuing education
  • Lifestyle Spending Account for physical, emotional, and financial wellness (like gym memberships, home down payments, art classes, park passes, and more!)
  • Complementary Calm app subscriptions to support employee mental health and wellbeing

As an equal opportunity employer, Cardlytics is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our people bring our products and organization to life, and every unique perspective makes us better. If you can do the job and you’re excited about growing with us as we scale our best-in-class advertising platform, we’d love to hear from you. If you need accommodation in the recruiting process due to a disability, please email or inform your recruiter.