Senior Prebid Developer

Senior Prebid Developer

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a publicly traded gaming company that specializes in video games and e-sports. They reach over 50 million gamers monthly via their own digital media properties and live events with unique, curated, and user-generated posts across websites, digital properties and social media channels world wide. They also own and operate Canada's largest gaming expo!

They are currently seeking a Senior Prebid Developer to join their Ad Tech team who will be responsible for building their next generation monetization suite. Working collaboratively as part of an Agile value-driven environment, you will apply your expert understanding of header bidding and Google Ad Manager to significantly improve our programmatic display and video monetization technology across our suite of digital properties. The code you write will be used by millions of people per month and will have an immediate and visible impact on our users and our business.

What You Will Do:

Write digital ad code - You will write high quality scalable client-side Javascript that facilitates serving digital ads to millions of users using Prebid.js, Google Ad Manager and Google Tag Manager.
Test and optimize - Ad code needs to be constantly updated and tweaked depending on the web property and in response to web site, market, and audience changes. You will be responsible for A/B testing your code to ensure the monetization is fully optimized, as well as helping the team architect and build our next generation A/B testing system which will be powered by edge computing.
Create custom tooling - You will build JavaScript applications capable of tracking and responding to billions of requests per month, streamlining ad operations, and integrating services to maximize ad revenues and maintain strong user experience.
Mentor other developers - You will multiply the impact of your technical expertise by mentoring other developers, bringing not only our tech to the next level, but also helping bring our team to the next level.

Who You Are

You are a problem solver - you can make your way into the abyss and then find your way out again. You know how to make good decisions with limited information, and correct your course as needed.
You are a team player - you believe that a team that works together is better than the sum of its parts. This value informs how you make decisions and how you approach solving problems.
You are comfortable with the unknown - we are well-funded and organized, yet still have many exciting characteristics of a startup charting new paths. You need to be comfortable working in an environment that will continue to evolve.
You are a self-starter - you relish the opportunity to identify needs and take action, without being explicitly told to.
You are a person of integrity - honesty, trust and ethical decision-making are at the core of who we are. These values are important to you and you model them in your decision making and in your interactions with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders.
You have a growth mindset - you are continually honing your craft, and keeping up with the best tools for the job.
You are a great communicator - you shine when you are able to pass on knowledge and gather requirements from stakeholders. You are able to articulate your thoughts very clearly, with various audiences such as managers, peers, and clients.

Must Have Skills:

5+ years experience as a full time Software Developer in Ad Tech on the sell side is required
Expertise with prebid optimization and advanced header bidding techniques, such as floor, timeout and bidder optimizations
Expert skills in vanilla client side Javascript, modern HTML and modern CSS
Deep knowledge of Google Ad Manager and the ad tech ecosystem


Starting: ASAP

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