About Attentive: 
Attentive® is the AI marketing platform for leading brands, designed to optimize message performance through 1:1 SMS and email interactions. Infusing intelligence at every stage of the consumer’s purchasing journey, Attentive empowers businesses to achieve hyper-personalized communication with their customers on a large scale. Leveraging AI-powered tools, a mobile-first approach, two-way conversations, and enterprise-grade technology, Attentive drives billions in online revenue for brands around the globe. Trusted by over 8,000 leading brands such as CB2, Urban Outfitters, GUESS, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, and Wyndham Resort, Attentive is the go-to solution for delivering powerful commerce experiences for consumers with the brands they love.
Attentive’s growth has been recognized by Deloitte’s Fast 500, Linkedin’s Top Startups and Forbes Cloud 100 all thanks to the hard work from our global employees!
Who we are
Our engineering department consists of 200+ people across multiple teams, such as application development, infrastructure, data platform, machine learning, and security. We believe our company will win in the long run through product innovation. To get there, we obsess over iteratively delivering customer value through rapid prototyping and data-driven decision-making. 
We’re looking for a self-motivated, highly driven Engineering Manager to lead our Data Lake Platform team. Our team is focused on building the data platform to support data driven products and strategic outcomes for our customers. We do this by providing an extensible and flexible compute platform to access highly available, mission critical data sets. This role will partner closely across many departments including Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, Engineering leadership, and Product Management to ensure our platform works for all of them. This is a hands-on role where you are expected to balance people management, technical oversight, and cross-functional leadership.

Why Attentive needs you

  • You’ll participate in the detailed technical design, development, implementation and support of data engineering
  • You will collaborate with our product management team to craft plans to achieve our business goals
  • Continue to grow the team, build upon the great culture, and nail the execution
  • You’ll serve as a technical domain expert in all areas of data engineering, including access, modeling, replication, and visibility, ensuring high availability and performance of our data solutions
  • You are an effective people manager, who can manage high-performing teams, and helps them reach their highest potential

About You

  • You have 5 years of industry experience in data engineering and software development solving real-world big data problems You are knowledgeable about data modeling, data access, and data replication techniques. You are an excellent coach, mentor, and developer of engineers
  • You care about software quality, and have a track record of building reliable, high-uptime systems.
  • You translate business needs into clearly scoped projects, and take a hands-on approach to steer solution design and implementation
  • You are excited by new technologies, yet know how to evaluate and choose the right tools for the right reasons

Our Scale

  • 8,000 brands powered by Attentive sent over 2.2 billion text messages over Cyber Week 2023 (Black Friday/Cyber Monday) representing a growth of 31% from 2022
  • We sent 32 billion SMS messages in 2023, up 32% YoY. That’s an average of 87 million per day
  • Our production cluster contains over 18,000 containers which serve 200+ services
  • Our streaming services process over 80 billion events per month

What we use

  • We use a wide variety of technology and we’re always looking for the best solutions to solve hard problems.
  • Our backend is Java / Spring Boot microservices, built with Gradle, coupled with things like DynamoDB, Pulsar, AirFlow, Postgres, Planetscale, and Redis, hosted via AWS.
  • Our frontend is built with React and TypeScript, and uses best practices like GraphQL, Storybook, Radix UI, Vite, esbuild, and Playwright
You’ll get competitive perks and benefits, from health & wellness to equity, to help you bring your best self to work.
For US based applicants:
– The US base salary range for this full-time position is $160,000-$245,000 annually + equity + benefits
– Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location
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Attentive Company Values
Default to Action – Move swiftly and with purpose
Be One Unstoppable Team – Rally as each other’s champions
Champion the Customer – Our success is defined by our customers’ success
Act Like an Owner – Take responsibility for Attentive’s success
Learn more about AWAKE, Attentive’s collective of employee resource groups.
If you do not meet all the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply! No job description is perfect, and we may also have another opportunity that closely matches your skills and experience.
At Attentive, we know that our Company’s strength lies in the diversity of our employees. Attentive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees, applicants and covered individuals regardless of protected characteristics. We prioritize and maintain a fair, inclusive and equitable workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
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