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 is on a mission to help brands grow in the AI era. We are creating the System of Intelligence for the marketing ecosystem so clients can make every customer engagement smarter, faster and more relevant.

Since 2006, we’ve been building Q - the world’s largest AI-driven audience behavior platform for the open Internet that today directly quantifies over 100 million web and mobile destinations. Q powers the Quantcast Intelligence Cloud, our suite of audience insights, targeting and measurement solutions designed to understand, influence, convert and measure the consumer journey. Marketers, agencies, consultancies and publishers use the Quantcast Intelligence Cloud to discover new customers, drive incremental growth and deliver business outcomes.

As a global technology company, Quantcast operates in 10 countries with headquarters in San Francisco. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can be their authentic self.

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