Principal Groovy Engineer (f/m/d) - Marketing Reporting

LOCATION: VIENNA / REMOTE| JOB TYPE: FULL-TIME

 

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Principal Groovy Engineer to join our fast-growing Product Engineering Team with focus on the Marketing Reporting vertical product area. From a technical perspective focus is on improving the tech-stack to enable scalability and stellar performance. We’re also working on improving foundational capabilities such as testing automation, security and user experience. All of this, while, from a product perspective, we’re rapidly evolving our platform to appeal to new customer segments.

You will drive the technical approach, work breakdown, execution, and delivery of technical and product epics in collaboration with other functional platform teams. You have the knowledge to tackle overarching strategic topics, influence the architecture, focus on performance, reliability, monitoring, security, maintainability and advocate for best engineering practices within a product area team of 40+ people, while working on organisational alignment with your counterparts from other vertical product areas.

Aside from technical responsibilities, you will seek opportunities to mentor and coach other team members, share your knowledge within the entire Engineering Team, and be a role model for our engineers.

WHAT YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO WITH US
FREE COFFEE & TEA ORGANIC FRUIT FLEXIBLE WORKING TIME HOME OFFICE A MODERN AND
STYLISH OFFICE SPACE
NO DRESSCODE
ERGONOMIC
WORKSPACE
TEAM ACTIVITIES GREAT INTERNATIONAL
& DIVERSE TEAM
CUTTING-EDGE
TECHNOLOGY
FLAT STRUCTURES A WILD RIDE
FREE COFFEE & TEA
ORGANIC FRUIT
FLEXIBLE WORKING TIME
HOME OFFICE
A MODERN AND
STYLISH OFFICE SPACE
NO DRESSCODE
ERGONOMIC
WORKSPACE
TEAM ACTIVITIES
GREAT INTERNATIONAL
& DIVERSE TEAM
CUTTING-EDGE
TECHNOLOGY
FLAT STRUCTURES
A WILD RIDE

What you'll do:

In the first month:

  • You get to know a product development team and get familiar with our whole product, technologies, systems & architecture, processes and practices.
  • You absorb our engineering culture, start coding and ramp-up quickly within the Marketing Reporting universe.

In the first 3 months:

  • Your focus is on acquiring as much product knowledge as possible. You get to know the Marketing Reporting architecture and codebase inside-out. 
  • You work independently on all Marketing Reporting related topics and act as a knowledge sharing hub inside your product development team.
  • You are able to support your product development team with deep code reviews, guide towards better system quality and engineering practices.

In the first 6 months:

  • You increase your impact beyond your product development team to the whole Marketing Reporting team & beyond
  • You build strong connections within and outside of the engineering team: Engineers, Product Managers, Designers, Customer Support, etc.
  • You participate in shaping new features, get your hands dirty in PoCs, break down technical scopes and start working in cross-team deliveries.

Beyond the first 6 months:

  • At this point, you know the Adverity platform very well, both product and tech.
  • Drive strategic cross-product engineering initiatives and guide product development teams towards pragmatic technical decisions based on a limited context, striving to constantly improve maintainability and reliability.
  • As a technical leader you foster a culture of excellence: outcomes-oriented solutions, incremental value delivery with good predictability on commitments, high technical quality, extensive testing, thorough monitoring, performance & security built-in.
  • Coach, mentor and sponsor other engineers to become their best selves through deep code reviews, pair programming and knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Drive incident responses, help out in diagnosing complex issues and shape operational excellence.
  • Represent engineering outside of the company and actively participate in the hiring process.
 

What you’ll need:

  • Experience in successfully leading architectural decisions for large scale applications and manage tech-stack migrations
  • Fluent in Groovy and optionally other JVM languages (Java, Kotlin)
  • Experience with AWS or/and other clouds
  • Thorough knowledge of modern databases (relational, columnar, in-memory, key-value stores, etc) such as: PostgreSQL, BigQuery, Redshift, Redis, Snowflake or similar.
  • Familiar with various CI/CD tools
  • Ability to perform deep code reviews. Beyond checking the correctness and cleanness of code, you’re able to connect the dots and focus on the bigger picture.
  • Experience in diagnosing complex systems - performance, monitoring, logging, tracing.
  • Ability to make time-based decisions. You have a bias for action and believe in technical pragmatism.
  • Team spirit and previous experience in a technical leading role. You supported multiple cross-functional product development teams at the same time and synchronized them on the technical roadmap.
  • Over-communication comes natural to you. You are a good listener. You know how to advocate, persuade and negotiate with your peers. You enjoy writing things down to synthesise information. During your career you successfully mentored and coached engineers.
  • A curious mind and fast learning skills. You have an appetite for continuous learning and you know when and how to dig deeper.

 

Nice to have:

  • Experience with both Groovy and Kotlin for large scale applications
  • Databases versatility and optimization skills
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design 
  • A couple of years experience with Spring / Grails

 

Disclaimer:

This is our humble attempt to describe the role and what is expected over time from someone fulfilling it. Even if you feel like you are not touching on all the listed expectations but you find the mentioned challenges interesting, and you believe you have the experience to take us forward in the Connectivity area, please do not hesitate to apply. We are glad to talk it through.

Are you ready to apply?

The minimum salary denoted for legal reasons and according to the collective agreement (IT KV) is € 50,652. Of course, your actual salary will be in line with the market and depends on your qualifications and professional experience.

                            
 
 
Point of Contact
Rocio Benitez
rocio.benitez@adverity.com

Adverity is an intelligent marketing analytics platform enabling data-driven marketers to make better decisions and improve performance, faster and easier. By transforming siloed data into actionable insight, Adverity reduces the complexity involved in demonstrating ROI of marketing spend.

With the help of powerful data visualizations, this vendor-agnostic, end-to-end platform uncovers real-time opportunities to fuel growth with augmented analytics. Founded in 2014, Adverity powers the marketing intelligence of some of the world’s leading brands and agencies, including IKEA, Red Bull, GroupM, Unilever, Omnicom, Barilla, JD Sports and Forbes. The company is headquartered in Vienna, and has offices in London and New York.