Staff Software Engineer - Authentication and Access

LiveRamp, Remote - US

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Staff Software Engineer - Authentication and Access

LiveRamp is the leading data connectivity platform. We believe connected data has the power to change the world. Our platform powers insights and experiences centered around the needs of real people, and in ways that keep the Internet open for all. LiveRampers thrive on building together with curiosity and humility—and have a good bit of fun along the way. We’re always looking for smart, kind, and creative people to grow our team and impact.

Mission: LiveRamp makes it safe and easy for businesses to use data effectively.

LiveRamp is looking for a staff software engineer to help achieve our security and user experience vision by revamping our account management and permissioning systems.

The AAA (Authentication and Access) team is here to make this vision a reality. The team owns the end to end implementation of the systems related to account/user management and permissions, including authentication, authorization and asset permissioning. You will have a massive impact on the user experience of our customers as well as the entire engineering organization.

You will:

  • Lead cross-team engineering projects through the entire software development life cycle
  • Perform code reviews and design reviews for other engineers on the team
  • Be a key contributor to the backing services that unify LiveRamp’s user experience
  • Be integral in our relationship with our User Experience team and partner to achieve best in class experiences
  • Architect solutions for integrating our permissions interfaces with other systems
  • Collaborate with the entire engineering organization to realize our RBAC vision

Your team will: 

  • Make our RBAC vision a reality across the stack
  • Develop and maintain critical highly available low-latency systems related to Authentication and Authorization
  • Be a key part of LiveRamp’s security infrastructure

About you: 

  • 7+ years experience in application development 
  • Experience as a team’s technical leader
  • Enjoy collaborating on an agile development team
  • Experience developing highly available low-latency software
  • Experience working with a remote, global team
  • Experience working with UX and Product teams
  • Significant experience leading the entire development lifecycle of significant products, including planning, design, coding, deployment, rollout, monitoring and maintenance of services supporting these products
  • Significant experience with at least one system programming language (Golang, Java, C++, Rust, ...)

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code tools (e.g. Terraform)
  • Experience working on systems where security is critical


  • People: Work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do.
  • Fun: We host in-person and virtual events such as game nights, happy hours, camping trips, and sports leagues. 
  • Work/Life Harmony: Flexible paid time off, options for working from home, and paid parental leave.
  • Whole Health Package: Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Plus mental health support (via Talkspace) and a fitness reimbursement up to $100 per month. 
  • Savings: Our 401K matching plan—1:1 match up to 6% of salary—helps you plan ahead (U.S. LiveRampers)
  • RampRemote: A comprehensive office equipment and ergonomics program—we help you set up your home office (Home-based LiveRampers)
  • Location: work in the heart of San Francisco and/or from home (remote-eligible roles)

More about us:

LiveRamp’s mission is to connect data in ways that matter, and doing so starts with our people. We know that inspired teams enlist people from a blend of backgrounds and experiences. And we know that individuals do their best when they not only bring their full selves to work but feel like they truly belong. Connecting LiveRampers to new ideas and one another is one of our guiding principles—one that informs how we hire, train, and grow our global team across nine countries and four continents. Click here to learn more about Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DIB) at LiveRamp.

LiveRamp is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 
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To all recruitment agencies: LiveRamp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, LiveRamp employees or any other company location. LiveRamp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


About LiveRamp

About LiveRamp LiveRamp offers brands and the companies they work with identity resolution that is integrated throughout the digital ecosystem, providing the foundation for true omnichannel marketing. Our services transform the technology platforms used by our clients into people-based marketing channels that improve the relevancy of marketing and ultimately allow consumers to better connect with the brands and products they love. We thrive on solving the toughest technical challenges, and we’re always looking for smart and compassionate people to help us blaze a trail. Learn more about working here. LiveRamp is an Acxiom company located in the technology hub of San Francisco, delivering privacy-safe solutions to market and honoring the best practices of leading associations, including the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) ICON and App Choices programs, the Interactive Advertising Bureau, the Data & Marketing Association, and the Advertising Research Foundation.. If you’re interested in connecting your data or becoming a partner, drop us a line. We’d love to tell you our story and hear yours.

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