Senior Software Engineer

 

We are seeking senior software engineers with sharp minds and a knack for writing well-designed, high performing/scalable, and fault-tolerant server code to handle billions of daily server-to-server requests. The role involves developing and designing features and new interfaces in collaboration with internal product management and other development and operational engineering teams. The senior members on the team will also play a key role in various architectural efforts and lead complex feature design in our server platform, engage with other functional teams and external partners on end-to-end solution design as needed. It is expected that every member on the team will be hands-on with Java, NodeJS and PHP and big data systems. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop low latency/high throughput multi-threaded server infrastructure components to handle large amount of requests per second
  • Build and scale internet-facing ad serving components
  • Expand product features into new media channels (display, mobile, video, social, etc.)
  • Implement new server interfaces for use our technology partners
  • Learn and grow your technical skill sets and industry knowledge from local experts

Required Qualifications:

  • 6-10+ years programming Java, NodeJS or similar language 
  • Experience with NodeJS , server-side development, performance tuning, and debugging techniques
  • Understanding of HTTP request/response structures and lifecycle
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming and thread safety
  • Understanding of infrastructure which can serve billions of requests per day
  • Detail oriented, meticulous, well organized, and articulate
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent. (MS/PhD preferred.)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of common data formats (XML, JSON, Protocol Buffers, etc.)
  • Familiarity with mobile device technological limitations (Flash, cookies, Javascript)
  • Familiarity with video standards (e.g. VAST and VPAID) and online video players
  • Familiarity with RTB protocol, ad serving, mobile video, programmatic.