Backend Software Engineer at Jelli (Boise, ID)


Full Time

Jelli is looking for a Backend Software Engineer to help us enhance our industry-leading programmatic audio advertising platform and audio initiatives. It is our mission to innovate and allow people to enjoy more audio by providing platform technology that supports free listening and deeper engagement. We are searching for team members who love to get their hands dirty and thrive in fast-paced environments.


Our mission is to create the largest audio ad platform in the world and help this vibrant medium we all love - music & audio - to have the technology to compete in the world of Google, Facebook, and digital advertising. Now that we are part of the largest audio company in America, iHeartMedia, we have the potential to make a major impact.

We’re a team of innovators, implementers, and thrill-seekers. Here are a few things that keep us fueled and excited to build the future of audio: 

  • The culture

    • Company-sponsored happy hours, events, and game nights

    • Tight-knit teams that value collaboration and doing the right thing

    • Fully stocked kitchen with coffee, snacks, and endless beverages to keep you fueled and well-fed

    • Foosball, shuffleboard, and ping pong to keep things fun and get your blood moving

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance our system to meet both current and future technological needs. You’ll do this as part of a team that collaborates closely with our product managers and designers. 


  • Our SaaS applications are powered by Ember.js on the front end and Java EE 8 on the back end

  • We utilize Amazon AWS infrastructure to host our application servers (Java, Python) and database servers (MySQL, DynamoDB, MongoDB)


  • Work on APIs, asynchronous calculations, and data processing within the Jelli ecosystem 

  • Collaborate with your team in a fast-paced and iterative Agile process

  • Engineer solutions and automated tests so code can be rapidly deployed 

  • Analyze data to improve performance, stability, and usability of our products

  • Enhance our system to meet both current and future technological needs


  • 2 - 3 years professional experience coding in Java

  • Experience working with RDBMS (MySQL preferred)

  • Experience with Source Control systems (Git preferred)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn and grow


  • Experience with Linux/UNIX

  • Experience building SaaS products

  • Experience with rapid release cycles and/or continuous deployment