PMG Digital Made for Humans

Principal Engineer, ETL & APIs

Austin,TX; Dallas,TX; Fort Worth,TX

PMG is a digital company that helps marketers connect people with their brand. Focused on people and grounded in data, our award-winning culture fosters meaningful careers. Partnering with the most iconic brands in the world, we put people at the center of everything we do to deliver value, innovation, and business transformation.

PMG’s Alli is a cloud-based suite of AI-powered tools for digital marketers. Last year, Alli enabled ad delivery to over 1 billion consumers in 80+ countries for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Apple, Nike, and McDonald’s. 

Established in Fort Worth in 2010, PMG was profitable from day one and has grown with no outside investment to 700+ employees currently working in 7 offices and remotely. The company is defined by its people-centered culture and has led AdAge’s annual Best Places to Work list for 8 years in a row. 

As PMG is transitioning into an AI-first organization, we are looking for engineers who want to build the impossible. Our team doesn't just dream up futuristic platforms - we ship them!

We Use: 

  • AWS and GCP; 
  • Docker and Terraform;
  • PHP, JavaScript, Go, Python, Java and React; 
  • Redshift, BigQuery, Postgres, Mongo, Redis;
  • OpenAI, Bedrock, Vertex, LangChain;
  • GitHub, Jira, Confluence;
  • SCRUM-inspired agile development process.

We are looking for Engineers and Engineering Leaders who have:

  • Passion for solving challenging problems by delivering clean and performant code;
  • Profound understanding of distributed system design and data intensive applications;
  • SOLID software engineering expertise (OOA/OOD, TDD, CI/CD);
  • Strong adherence to agile values;
  • Team-first, proactive approach to work and great communication skills.


  • Provide technical leadership to  multiple distributed teams that work on several products within the Alli suite;
  • Leading teams to define and implement highly scalable, highly available architectures for data intensive applications, with specific focus on enabling efficient ETL and ELT workflows;
  • Helping the teams to define and evolve APIs that enable easy integration between various Alli components and applications, as well as external applications and platforms, while supporting security, extensibility and maintainability;
  • Leading the process of identifying and integrating new platforms / technological solutions into Alli.
  • Personally implementing the most challenging/complex pieces of application functionality across the product line;
  • Personally debugging / fixing the most complex / challenging / critical issues;
  • Mentoring and code/peer review/ coaching less experienced engineers.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in a senior engineering IC role working on highly scalable application(s); 
  • At least 2 years of experience in a principal/staff/ engineering role working on highly scalable application(s); 
  • Deep expertise with modern technologies for building highly scalable data-intensive applications, good familiarity with at least 70% of our tech stack (as listed in the “We Use” section)

Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree 
  • Experience within MarTech domain
  • Based in Dallas (or willing to relocate) 

Successful Candidates will be Offered:

  • A competitive compensation package (base salary, bonus, 401k, etc.);
  • Leading benefits package (including full medical/dental/vision coverage);
  • Amazing offices (with the best baristas in the tech industry);
  • Support for conferences, courses, and certifications;
  • Exciting projects with partners like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft

About PMG

PMG is a global independent digital company that seeks to inspire people and brands that anything is possible. Driven by shared success, PMG uses business strategy and transformation, creative, media, and insights, as well as its proprietary marketing intelligence platform Alli, to deliver Digital Made for Humans™. Our team is made up of over 500 employees globally, and our work for brands like Apple, Athleta, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Kohler, McDonald’s, Nike, Old Navy, Sephora and Shake Shack runs across 85+ countries and has received top industry recognition from Cannes Lions to Adweek Media Plan of the Year.

Named to Ad Age’s 2023 A-List, MediaPost’s 2023 Independent Agency of the Year, and Adweek’s 2021 Breakthrough Media Agency of the Year, PMG has grown through commitments to continuous improvement, business integrity, and cultivating dynamic relationships. We are proud to be named among Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women, Fortune's Best Workplaces in Advertising & Marketing (ranked #1), and to be the only company named to Ad Age’s Best Places to Work nine years in a row.

Being part of PMG means being part of a company culture that’s unmatched in digital. We’re willing to work hard to serve our clients and deliver value, results, and innovation -- which often requires true grit and remaining agile. We believe in taking care of ourselves and each other so that we continuously improve in every way. 

We’d love to get to know you and share more about why we love PMG and the work we do.  

In alignment with our core values to be inclusive and always change for the better, PMG is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe we only change for the better by bringing different people to our company. PMG recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion and our action plan for change here.