Senior Software Engineer, Real Time Bidding Platform

At Quantcast, we use technology to help brands and publishers understand, reach and influence the constantly-changing behaviors of consumers. In the RTB Platforms group we respond to millions of realtime requests each second. We are hiring to grow these critical systems, if you’re interested in building fast, large scale systems then we’d like to meet.

Working side-by-side with other smart engineers and modeling scientists you will build and operate real time prediction and control systems that power all our advertising products at scale. Your team will invest in your development and growth, you will help grow other engineers.

Your typical work day includes:

  • Scaling our cluster jobs and edge systems to process billions of cookies and 100k+ targets very quickly
  • Build and develop control systems listening to and controlling thousands of bidding machines
  • Leading design review and brainstorming sessions
  • Mentoring other engineers
  • Improving deployment, testing, monitoring and operational tools and processes
  • Talking to customers and users, discovering their pain points and helping plan for building their next feature requirements
  • Setting up and running experiments to improve stability and bidding performance across the stack

You have:

  • 5+ years experience creating high performance applications in Python, C++, Java or similar language(s)
  • Experience leading projects that deliver significant improvements in scale, features or reliability under little supervision
  • Excellent skills in system and software design, algorithms, data structures and software engineering
  • Degree in a topic related to Computer Science or Mathematics, or equivalent experience
  • Bonus if you have experience building large scale distributed systems in AWS and using tools such as Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, or Spinnaker

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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