Clojure job: Software Engineer, Language Tooling


Software Engineer, Language Tooling at Liftoff

🇺🇸 United States › California › Redwood City
  (Posted Jul 2 2024)

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Remote work is possible, see the description below for more information.

Job description
Liftoff is the leading growth acceleration platform for the mobile industry, helping advertisers, publishers, game developers and DSPs scale revenue growth with solutions to market and monetize mobile apps.

Liftoff’s solutions, including Accelerate, Direct, Influence, Monetize, Intelligence, and Vungle Exchange, support over 6,600 mobile businesses across 74 countries in sectors such as gaming, social, finance, ecommerce, and entertainment. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Liftoff has a diverse, global presence.

About the Language Tooling team:

The Language Tooling team at Liftoff boosts the productivity of all Accelerate engineers by providing excellent developer tools and guidelines for Python and Clojure. This is a senior role that would be working autonmously building tools, improving shared libraries, adopting open-source solutions, establishing best practices, and making repo-wide code improvements.


This role is eligible to work out of any of our below North America office locations or is eligible for full-time remote work in one of our entities.

US office locations: Redwood City (HQ), Los Angeles, New York City

Additionally, Liftoff recently announced approved North American locations from which some employees may request to work from any city and county: California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington in the US, and Canada.


Independently work with stakeholders across various engineering teams to build and improve language tools to address their needs.
Build high quality tooling to support Clojure and Python development (for example, tooling for building consistent, reproducible software packages, or for enforcing language standards through linters in CI).
Advocate for best practices for writing high-quality Clojure and Python code. Develop guidelines, review code, and provide feedback to ensure that teams adhere to these standards.
Improve shared libraries, adopt open-source tools (where applicable), and make repo-wide code improvements.


12+ years of software engineering experience with a strong focus on developer tools and productivity.
Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
Proficiency in Clojure or Python (with preference for Clojure), with extensive experience in their respective frameworks and libraries.
Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
Excellent communication and leadership skills.

Working at Liftoff is fast-paced, fun, and challenging, and we thrive on innovation. Come join our team and help shape the future of the mobile app ecosystem. If this role sounds interesting to you, we would love to hear from you!

Liftoff offers all employees a full compensation package that includes equity and health/vision/dental benefits associated with your country of residence. Base compensation will vary based on candidate location and experience. The following are our base salary ranges for this role:

SF Bay Area, NYC, Los Angeles/Orange County: $220,000 - 275,000
Seattle/Olympia, Austin, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Boston: $200,000 - 255,000
All other cities and towns in our approved states: $190,000 - 235,000

Preferred location for this position is Pacific timezone.

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Skills wanted for this job:
clojure python

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