Tech Lead, Software Engineering (Python)

| Greater LA Area

Tech Lead, Software Engineering

A content technology platform, Nativo helps advertisers create meaningful brand connections with consumers and empowers publishers with breakthrough monetization solutions. We’re preparing the world for the age of content, where digital advertising is becomes a seamless, authentic, and helpful consumer experience.

We invite you to join us for an exciting and rewarding experience as a Tech Lead, Software Engineering. This role will be spearheading the efforts to develop our native advertising SaaS platform, which serves premium publishers and brands. This individual will have a passion for leveraging technology to solve problems and maximize productivity and efficiency.

Our current stack includes: Python 3, Flask, SQLAlchemy, Redis, ElasticSearch, MSSQL/PostgreSQL, Celery, Vue.js and AngularJS, D3, Bootstrap, LESS, and Grunt

What you'll do:

  • Mentor a small team of engineers.
  • Lead the design and architecture of our core SaaS platform and related services
  • Organize work for team and contribute daily to the codebase
  • Manage code reviews, sprint demos, and retrospectives
  • Work in an agile environment with two-week sprints
  • Work with the product team and stakeholders to build the best possible product
  • Coordinate with other engineering teams to insure our systems have zero downtime
  • Interviews and hires new engineers as needed

What you need:

  • At least 1 year of experience mentoring an engineering team, or proved tech leadership position
  • More than 7 years of experience in developing web applications
  • Extensive experience with Python and Python libraries/frameworks such as Flask, SQL, Alchemy, etc.
  • Experience with UI technologies (JavaScript, CSS) and frameworks (Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Ability to work in an agile, startup environment is required
  • Experience in SQL databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL) and No-SQL databases (Redis, Elastic)
  • Experience developing in a Cloud environment, preferably with AWS
  • Git and Git workflow is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with open source products
  • Ability to execute on ideas and influence decision making in a clear and effective manner
  • Understanding of software engineering best practices and object-oriented designs

What We Offer:

At Nativo, you make an immediate impact. Nativo is made up of smart, talented and driven people looking for other potential team members with the same attitude of innovation and excellence. We offer incredible opportunities to learn and work on projects that transform digital advertising. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes stock options, health coverage, employer-matched 401k, cutting edge work, and the opportunity to join a rapidly growing startup with a proven product.

About Nativo

Nativo empowers brands and publishers with the world’s most advanced platform for content.

For brands, Nativo enables storytelling at scale with the largest native reach and reveals insights that unlock return-on-content. For publishers, Nativo enriches monetization with the most comprehensive platform for next-generation ad formats and breakthrough technology for accelerated webpages. Nativo’s mission is to equip advertising for the age of content, improving the web experience and creating meaningful connections for today’s digital consumer.

From the hands and minds of an amazing team, Nativo has engineered a platform that has been recognized as the best available in the market. Nativo is respected, well-funded, and is recognized as one of top tech companies to work for. Nativo is well-positioned to play a vital role forging the path of media and advertising in the coming years. The opportunity to join a team that is making a huge impact is now.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks


100 N. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245

An Insider's view of Nativo

What does your typical day look like?

Michele leads a team of QA engineers who work closely with DevOps and Product to validate and manage software releases. She is fascinated by the unique technical challenges the industry faces and how Nativo is solving them. “The Nativo team is very flexible when it comes to trying new problem-solving approaches,” she remarks.


Lead QA Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Jordan has been with Nativo since 2015, starting as a junior graphic designer in Campaign Operations and now serving as the lead designer on the marketing team, where he creates collateral and presentations that demonstrate native advertising to the world.


Senior Graphic Designer

What are some things you learned at the company?

Sofia joined in 2014 and has enjoyed fostering the growth and development of a now-much-larger team. “It’s always a pleasure to work with smart, fun and hardworking people who are never afraid to think outside the box,” she says. “I love building relationships with with my clients and enjoy the fact that no day is the same.”


Associate Director, Account Management

What are Nativo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Birthday Celebrations. Seasonal Festivities. Company Hosted Happy Hours. Team Bonding Events.

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