Senior Engineering Manager

Published on January 26, 2024

Zeta Global is the AI-powered marketing cloud that leverages proprietary AI and trillions of consumer signals to make it easier to acquire, grow, and retain customers more efficiently.

Zeta Global (NYSE: ZETA) is the Data-Powered Marketing Cloud that leverages advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and trillions of consumer signals to make it easier for marketers to acquire, grow, and retain customers more efficiently. Through the Zeta Marketing Platform (ZMP), our vision is to make sophisticated marketing simple by unifying identity, intelligence, and omnichannel activation into a single platform – powered by one of the industry’s largest proprietary databases and AI. Our enterprise customers across multiple verticals are empowered to personalize experiences with consumers at an individual level across every channel, delivering better results for marketing programs. Zeta was founded in 2007 by David A. Steinberg and John Sculley and is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. 
Zeta Marketing Platform (ZMP) is a machine learning/AI powered customer acquisition and CRM multi-tenant platform. The backend developer will work on server-side APIs and services that enable a highly distributed event pipeline and a stack that gets tens of thousands of messages per second.
Senior Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing the team assignments and timelines for the projects being executed by their team. They should understand agile software development and be experienced with iterative software development. A strong grasp of high-throughput data pipelines and expertise in technologies like large-scale processing frameworks (Apache Spark, Hive, Mapreduce), Kafka, Data Warehousing, Distributed NoSQL Datastores, Web frameworks, REST API and related technologies is required. They should be able to make decisions independently for their team and be able to alter execution plans and make decisions within constraints for the benefit of achieving the overall business goal set out for the team.
Daily activities could include:
  • Be responsible for the team’s productive and collective impact. They would work towards setting clear expectations for each member of their team.
  • Be involved in recruiting members of their team and should be able to work with HR and/or recruitment partners to formalize job requirements for the positions open within their team.
  • Be partnering with product and business teams to manage scope, deliverables and influence the product roadmap.
  • Regularly meet with their team members as part of 1:1 focused discussion about the team member’s performance, career aspirations and growth
  • Provide technical leadership across all engineering and development areas.
  • Drive continuous improvement in data optimization processes, overseeing data management, governance, security, and analysis.
  • Collaborate with the Finance team to plan and forecast the infrastructure spending.
  • We are looking for exceptional talent with superior academic credentials and a solid foundation in computer sciences and distributed systems design and development.
  • The candidate will have had at least 4 years of experience developing scalable, robust software platforms using Java/Ruby/Python or an equivalent language.
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science (or a related field) from a university where the primary language of instruction is English is strongly desired.
  • Strong communication skills in a large-distributed development team environment are essential.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 4 - 8 years of working experience with Python, Ruby and/or J2EE technology or equivalent OO paradigm
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Kafka, Elastic Search, NoSQL databases such as Aerospike, Thrift, CI, and AWS.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced technology environment.
  • Experience working on data/ETL pipeline.
  • Strong object-oriented programming and design skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills and take on new tasks.

  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage 
  • Employee Equity and Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Employee Discounts, Virtual Wellness Classes, and Pet Insurance And more!! 
The compensation range for this role is $150,000.00 - $225,000.00, depending on location and experience.  
Zeta considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Zeta discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 
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