Sr Software Engineer - Ad Engineering

What You’ll Do:

• Maintain and improve our ad tech infrastructure, which includes a mixture of client and server-side solutions  

• Write well-tested, high-throughput software for use in low-latency workloads 

• Collaborate with our Ad Ops, Ad Sales, Video Experience, and other members of the  Transmit organization to refine functional requirements, determine priorities, and  deliver business-critical projects  

• Maintain constructive working relationships with vendors at all levels of our  advertising stack, including, but not limited to: understanding technical and  functional requirements for new partner onboarding, troubleshooting with existing  partners and vendors, performance analysis and reporting  

• Assist in the definition and implementation of superior user experiences around  advertising  

• Identify and execute on opportunities to develop software to increase efficiency,  visibility, and performance of our ad technology  

• Participate in an on-call rotation and act as a subject matter expert for Transmit internal groups 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• Strong communication skills 

• 4+ years of experience delivering production-quality software in a high traffic  environment (ideally in a strongly-typed language) 

• Experience writing scalable backend applications 

• Experience writing and deploying cloud-hosted code (e.g. GCP, AWS)

• Familiarity with modern code-deployment toolchains (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) • Professional experience using modern log/metric aggregation software (e.g.  Datadog, Elasticsearch + Kibana, Splunk) 

• Experience working with 3rd party vendors and clients 

• Experience debugging and profiling software run on a Linux operating system (e.g.  GDB, PProf, etc.) 

Ideal Qualifications and Experience: 

• Previous experience working with digital video advertising 

• Understanding of the complex and inherent limitations of the ad technology  ecosystem and device landscape (web, mobile, OTT, etc.) 

• Familiarity with HTML Ad Renderers, Video Ad Renderers, VAST Translators, VPAID  Renderers 

• Previous experience with live streaming and on-demand video players

• Previous experience with Freewheel/DFP 

• Previous experience with client and server side ad insertion

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