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You will be joining a small, high energy, focused team that is creating an industry-changing TV ad selection and analytics system. It has to scale to thousands of channels, tens of thousands of ads and millions of viewers. You will be working with technologists who invented the foundational technologies that underlie the delivery of video over the Internet today. The system we are building will be similarly disruptive to TV advertising. Think analytics better than Google for TV advertising. Think millions of ad targeting decisions happening within a few seconds.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be inventive, self-motivated, curious, thrive working with top technologists, accountable, an excellent communicator, and hungry to make a meaningful difference. Primary responsibilities will include:
Designing, developing, and building scalable servers and systems with analytics running in a critical control loop.
Integrating, designing and developing external-facing APIs that will communicate with various systems.
Use internal and external web services including AI which will be used to make ad decisions at real time.
Taking ownership of your projects and able to drive scalable architectural decisions with little oversight while building appropriate documentation.
Interfacing with other teams to help them consume this new data in meaningful ways; being able to support various non-traditional uses and users of the APIs.
Skills, Experience and Requirements
A successful candidate will have the following:
BS/MS in Computer Science or closely-related field and 10 years of progressive professional experience.
Experience with advertising protocols such as VAST, VPAID, playout beacons, working with Freewheel, etc. is a big plus.
Big data experience using Kafka, AWS (EC2 & S3), Hadoop, Elastic Search, and Kibana.
5+ years of working Linux.
So, ifYou Have
Enterprise experience in software development using multiple languages & frameworks
A passion to deliver
To work in fast-paced, agile environments
To develop code all day, every day
Social interaction and collaboration
A place to grow as a technologist and have an impact on the company