Senior Backend Engineer at App Annie
Vancouver, CA

As a Senior Backend Engineer working for App Annieyou will be a key contributor toward product innovation. You will be part of a dedicated team being hired to build out a new product offering, with the ultimate goal of expanding App Annie’s addressable market.

What you will tell your friends when they ask you what you do?

"I work in App Annie’s brand new Vancouver Office, which is focused entirely on building out its new first-party data analytics platform, helping to accelerate the growth of the company."

How will you do this?

  • Collaborate with Product owners and engineering leaders to build out new APIs and microservices
  • Tune and optimize data pipelines and database queries to support the best possible user experience without breaking the bank
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of product requirements
  • Develop well-written, testable and performant code

Who are you?

  • A technical innovator with experience developing web APIs on a microservice architecture
  • Highly experienced with Java and/or Scala, as well as web service frameworks, such as Play, Finch or Akka HTTP
  • Experience with Python development is a plus
  • Someone who understands the benefits and trade-offs of relational and non-relational data storage solutions, and how to choose the right tool for the right job
  • Excellent understanding of asynchronous request handling and promise-based programming
  • Highly proficient with developing containerized applications
  • Well-versed in OWASP security principles

What should you bring to the party?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years in software development with a focus on developing rich web applications
  • Experience delivering high-quality code without relying on someone else to find bugs in it

Who are we?

App Annie is the largest app intelligence platform, delivering powerful market data and insights to succeed in the app economy. Over 500,000 mobile app professionals rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their app business and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450+ employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has raised $157 million in funding from investors such as e.Ventures, Greycroft Partners, IDG Capital Partners, Institutional Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Learn more at

What do we offer?

  • Lots of responsibility + room for you to experiment and grow with the company.
  • An international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Utrecht and more)
  • 15 days of paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • Competitive salary, performance bonus, and stock options
  • Extended health and dental benefits, including 
  • Gym membership subsidy