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Senior Backend Software Developer - Ad Server Delivery

Senior Backend Software Developer - Ad Server Delivery

Job Info

Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Entertainment and Media Streaming Company
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location:
Job Number: 10107

Job Description

Our client is a premium streaming TV destination that seeks to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love. We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. We’re looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It’s a mission that takes some serious smart, intense curiosity and determination to be the best.  Come be part of the team that’s powering play.

SUMMARY

Our client runs one of the largest video ad serving systems on the Internet, with thousands of advertisers and over a billion ads served per month. Before being served to a viewer, each one of these ads goes through a sophisticated workflow involving sales and planning, targeting, trafficking, and quality control, to deliver maximum value to our advertisers while maintaining an engaging overall experience for viewers. The Ad Delivery team specializes in the delivery of advertisement campaigns and ensures that the pacing rate of the campaigns is healthy and daily delivery goals are met.  Some of the major focus areas for the team are to ensure the Ad is delivered to the right set of users, optimize for brand and ad fatigue for users, innovate pacing and ad selection algorithms, solve for Dynamic Ad Insertion of video ads on Live Streams, and measure and report on Total Supply and monetizable opportunity for ad delivery.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Build robust and scalable micro-services
  • End to end ownership of backend services: Ideate, review design, build, code-review, test, load-test, launch, monitor performance
  • Identify opportunities to optimize ad delivery algorithm – measure and monitor ad-break utilization for ad count and ad duration.
  • Work with product team to translate requirements into well-defined technical implementation
  • Define technical and operational KPIs to measure ad delivery health
  • Build Functional and Qualitative Test frameworks for ad server
  • Challenge our team and software to be even better

WHAT TO BRING

  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering
  • 7+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong programming (Java/C#/C++ or other related programming languages) and scripting skills
  • Great communication, collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic
  • Strive for excellence

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Experience with non-relational database technologies (MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB)
  • Experience with Redis and/or MemCache
  • Experience with Apache Kafka and/or Kinesis
  • AWS
  • Big Data technologies and data warehouses – Spark, Hadoop, Redshift

 

Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, our client embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Tim  Gleeson

Tim Gleeson

Technology Recruiter & Account Manager

Contact Recruiter

tim.gleeson@andiamogo.com

Andiamo
17 State Street, 8th floor
New York, New York 10004

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