Senior Software Engineer, Platform

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be building scalable backend systems and customer-facing applications that handle large-scale business processes and complex data pipelines.

The Ad Central team operates our campaign management platform that enables our customers to set up and handle their campaigns. These systems and services manage all the data used to provide our customers with modeling and targeting capabilities they need to accelerate their customer conversion.


  • 2+ years crafting or developing real-world Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
  • Proficient in: Java, C++, Python, Ruby, or another object-oriented programming language
  • Experience with Linux or UNIX production environments, with AWS experience preferred.


  • Design and implement APIs that expose our technology to internal and external customers.
  • Split our monolithic systems into sensible, modular services.
  • Build good habits and champion quality engineering to drive operational completion.


  • Led small teams to deliver high-impact projects, quickly and reliably.
  • Used and designed real-world APIs, that handled high-load and low-latencies.
  • Mentored junior developers to grow their careers and deliver exceptional results.
  • Designed empathetic user interfaces and experiences, both for developers and for end-users.

Bonus Points

  • Strong experience (and strong opinions about) crafting production services.
  • Thoughtful but bold personality, thanks. You criticize work, but never people. :)
  • Open-source contributions and/or projects. GitHub, please?
  • Experience deprecating and replacing legacy systems, without breaking everything.
  • Full-stack skills: from DevOps to databases to networks to machine learning to CSS.

Quantcast owns and operates the world’s largest audience insights and measurement platform on the open internet. Fueled by live data drawn from more than 100 million web and mobile destinations, Quantcast applies machine learning technology to help marketers, publishers, and agencies grow their brands by better understanding and predicting consumer interactions in real-time. 

Founded in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and employs more than 700 employees in over 20 offices across 10 countries. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can be their authentic self.

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