Team Lead, Data Engineering

Here at LiveRamp, we’re changing the world of data connectivity. Our technology unites the marketing technology ecosystem, enabling brands to measure the impact of digital marketing on sales and deliver highly relevant messages to consumers on virtually any channel or device.

As our Data Engineering Lead, you’ll be responsible to help engineers develop new skills and advance their careers. You should have a track record of leading productive engineering teams and have at least 1+ years of engineering management experience.

In the first six months of this role, you will start out as an individual contributor, learning our web development technologies, contributing to the development of backend applications, and forming close working relationship with your teammates in engineering. Once you have a good foundation of the projects here at LiveRamp, you will take on a new challenge and transition into a management position, leading and coaching a team of backend software engineers.

On the engineering team at LiveRamp, we value ownership and individual contribution within a collaborative environment. Be ready to leave your ego at the door, roll up your sleeves and start solving huge challenges as soon as you begin.

A Day in the Life of a LiveRamp Team Lead, Backend:

  • Quickly grow (within your first year) to manage and mentor a team of high-achieving engineers.
  • Be at the forefront of technology innovation. Keep LiveRamp on the cutting edge of industry tools and best practices.
  • Push your teammates to become stronger engineers. They will do the same for you.
  • Take our engineering, business development and culture in a whole new direction during one of our four Hackweeks every year.
  • Contribute towards building a great company.

You are an ideal candidate if you: 

  • 3+ years experience building high quality, performant and scalable web applications.
  • Have a passion for building large scale, distributed systems and are comfortable writing  high performance code.
  • Experience with mentoring (or managing) people. Previous experience in a team lead role is ideal.
  • Good diagnostic and debugging sense, the ability to find a needle in a haystack (or a bug in a program stack.)
  • Have a startup personality: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working and proactive.
  • You lead by example, by setting the right context and by helping teammate do their best work.


  • Stock
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Competitive Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401K Matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)t
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered meals & stocked kitchen
  • Events including games nights, happy hours, camping trips and sporting leagues

More about us:

LiveRamp is the leader in data connectivity, helping the world’s largest brands use their data to improve customer interactions on any channel and device. We thrive on mind-bending technical challenges and value entrepreneurship, humility, and constant personal growth.

There is so much more that we want to build and that we could continue to improve. We value strong engineers who are agile enough to hit the ground running and tackle challenges.

To all recruitment agencies: LiveRamp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, LiveRamp employees or any other company location. LiveRamp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

LiveRamp is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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