Senior Platform Engineer



Senior Platform Engineer



Help us build something big

Built in Denver, CO, Ibotta ("I bought a...") is a free mobile shopping app that gives users cash back on groceries and more. Through our partnerships with brands and retailers like Procter & Gamble, Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Amazon, Walmart, Target and Uber, we’ve delivered over $1B in cumulative cash rewards to our Savers. Guided by our values and our mission to make every purchase rewarding, we come to work energized by the business problems we get to solve, the technology we get to build, and the people we get to innovate (and have fun) with. Ibotta made Inc.’s 2020 list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third consecutive year. In 2019, we became the first mobile consumer technology company in Colorado to achieve $1B in valuation

Job Details

Job Description:

Employer:                               Ibotta, Inc.

Job Title:                                 Senior Platform Engineer

Degree Required:                   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent foreign education

Academic Discipline(s):          Computer Science or Software Engineering

Experience Required:            Two years of experience

Alternate Occupations

Acceptable:                            Computer Science or Software Engineering

Job Description:

As a Senior Platform Engineer at Ibotta, Inc., you will work on the platform that powers our app that is used by millions of consumers. We're looking for a self-motivated engineer who has a real passion for building and scaling infrastructure using technologies such as Java, Ruby on Rails, Spark with Scala, AWS Lambda with JavaScript, Redis, DynamoDB, and machine learning. Every engineer has input into our product process and will have a real impact as part of a small, nimble team.

Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with a cross-functional team to design and develop new features that will be used by millions of users

  • Use Amazon’s AWS infrastructure and advanced services daily

  • Identify and fix performance bottlenecks

  • Work with big data sets (hundreds of millions of rows)

  • Write tests and perform code reviews to ensure that we're shipping reliable, readable, and reusable code

  • Ship production code daily

  • Implement serverless architectures

  • Research and implement technology solutions for reliable, scalable, high-performing services

This position does not supervise direct reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with Java

  • Experience with Cloud architectural patterns on AWS including serverless architectures

  • Experience with MySQL

  • Experience with DynamoDB

  • Experience with Unix/Linux

  • Experience with Git

  • Experience with object-oriented software design, development and architectural principles

  • Experience with unit testing frameworks and mocking principles

  • Experience with testing strategies including load and integration

  • Experience with configuring and tuning performance monitoring metrics using Datadog or similar observability service

All employment offers are contingent upon a successful background check.

Salary (Annual):           $160,000.00

Worksite Address:      1801 California Street, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80202

Hours of work:            8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Ibotta is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Senior Platform Engineer

Job TypeFull Time
Job TeamEngineering
Job TeamFull Time Remote Option