Our Firm



Senior Software Engineer- Backend


Marketo | Products & Engineering | Portland, OR

Who are we?

At Marketo, we are creating the world’s leading engagement platform that empowers marketers to deliver the authentic experiences customers desire at scale. Our team is fueled with a passion for innovation, growth, and a relentless commitment to making the Marketer successful. We hire dynamic, passionate, and innovative individuals who thrive in fast paced environments.


The Opportunity:

Marketo is looking for a Senior Backend Software Engineer who is a full stack engineer with a leaning towards back-end (experienced in modern Java or Scala frameworks) and comfortable with a customer facing role.


This role sits in our Portland office and reports to Senior Manager, Engineering.


What do you have?

         Experience with functional programming paradigms, immutable data structures

         Experience with WebSockets/Socket.io, Node.js, and server-side JavaScript.

         PHP knowledge and experience with PHP MVC frameworks (Symfony, Kohana, CodeIgniter, Zend, etc.)

         Relational data store experience such as MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL/Azure SQL, Postgres

         Query optimization and database tuning concepts

         Data modeling experience

         Views, User-defined functions, stored procedure development

         NoSQL data stores like MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase

         Experience with common open-source application/web servers like Tomcat, Node.js, Nginx, Apache

         Experience with Docker or other container orchestration packages

         Knowledge of the DOM, CSS3, JavaScript, and HTML5

         Experience with one or more JavaScript UI toolkits, such as React, Redux, AngularJS, Ember.js, Backbone.js

Is this you?

         Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related discipline or equivalent experience

         Experience in designing and developing large-scale Web applications with high availability and reliability, ideally in a SaaS environment. 3+ years of total experience.

         Experience building enterprise-grade RESTful microservices

         Experience with Java and frameworks such as Spring (or equivalent)

         Good verbal and written communication skills

         Experience with relational databases and ORMs (Hibernate preferred)

         Enjoy Agile, Scrum and Test-driven development

         Strong ability to troubleshoot software problems

         Experience with a version control system (Git preferred)

Why Team Purple?

  • Marketo creates a culture that is customer obsessed, radically transparent, and boldly accountable
  • We’ve been ranked consistently as a top place to work with local business journals, Inc., Great Places to Work, and others
  • We offer competitive pay and great benefits including health, dental, vision, and 401k
  • Other perks include discounted gym membership and commuter benefits, tuition reimbursement, fully stocked kitchens, time off for community service, and more
  • Our Portland office is right by the Pearl District and is centrally located for easy commuting

Marketo is an equal opportunity employer