Senior AdTech Engineer

Senior AdTech Engineer

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is an explosive-growth startup that is out to fix content monetization on the free Web. They've been named a “Top 10 Startup in AdTech” and we work with many of the biggest websites and publishers in the world.

You’ll be responsible for building and enhancing our product’s core AdTech components. Your role will feature technical challenges and plenty of opportunities to advance their engineering practices.

Core Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will revolve primarily around the enhancement and maintenance of the core ad technology platform. Specifically, this will involve:
- Designing, developing and maintaining integrations with other AdTech platforms
- Designing and developing our header bidder and yield optimization systems
- Being a leader in delivering on highly technical engineering projects
- Providing coaching and mentorship to junior team members

Special Perks:

- Fantastic modern office
- Opportunities for professional development: training, conferences, mentorship programs
- Explore new ideas and challenge yourself to become a thought leader in this space
- Flexibility to work from home and outside standard office hours
- Premium employee health and dental benefit plan
- Be a core contributor and get in on the ground floor of a startup that's taking off

Must Have Skills:

- 2 or more years as an engineer/developer in the AdTech space
- A minimum of 5 years of broader industry experience working as a true full-stack developer
- Proven track record of designing and building integrations between 3rd party AdTech platforms
- Deep understanding of the AdTech ecosystem, particularly; RTB, SSP, ad serving, ad exchange and header bidding technologies
- Experience working on real-time high-throughput, low-latency systems
- Expert knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and software engineering best practices and principles
- Extensive experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases and data warehouses (AWS Redshift, PrestoDB)
- Strong core understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on both client and server-side
- Experience with server side programming in Python, Go, or similar languages
- Knowledge of the intricacies of working with different browsers (vendors, versions)
- Strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
- A degree in Computer Science or a similar engineering field or equivalent experience


Starting: ASAP