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Back End Engineer – AdTech

| Greater NYC Area

Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination, attracting over 300 million unique visitors a month, with technology that learns about user tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to Dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music, entertainment, news and sports content around.

Through partnerships with the world's leading publishers and content creators, including CBS, CNN, Fox Sports, GQ, Mashable, Universal Music Group, VICE and more, Dailymotion commands 4 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world.

As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enhance its programmatic and monetization services through its purpose-built Ad-Exchange stack delivering new monetization solutions internally and externally, while providing innovative marketing solutions for advertisers.

We are looking for a C++ Back-End Engineer to join a highly experienced team with a passion for building highly-scalable, real-time distributed multithreaded server-side applications.

Job Description

  • Work effectively in C++ 14/17 (Primary) & Golang (Testing) 
  • Design and implement key functions in our Ad Exchange platform which require hard real-time constraints and elegant, yet powerful software solutions to support latency-sensitive high-frequency traffic.
  • Coordinate with engineers to ensure real-time technology integrates seamlessly with other pieces of the platform.
  • Work closely with data scientists to implement optimizations to increase campaign effectiveness.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system problems and customer issues under very tight service level agreement.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while juggling multiple projects.


  • 1 to 3 years experience in C++ programming
  • A strong background in data structures, algorithms and object-oriented programming
  • Experience in real-time programming, network protocols & multi-threaded environments
  • Experience designing and building high performance, low latency distributed systems
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of Linux
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • BA/BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field 

Big Plus:

  • AdTech experience
  • C++ 11/14/17
  • Familiarity with Folly, Wangle, and Proxygen libraries, Conan package manager, and Go (we use Go for feature tests) 
  • Familiarity with Clang-based tooling (we use ASan, MSan, TSan, and IWYU) 
  • Event-driven architecture
  • Cloud-native development and deployment 
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment tools like Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes 
  • Knowledge of other programming languages / shell scripting 
  • Knowledge of any other development language, including Go, Java, Python

Additional Information

What we offer you:

• Flexible time off, vacation, holidays, sick-leave so you can take time off when you need to
• Fitness club membership to NY Health & Racquet Club
• 100% healthcare coverage starting on day 1
• Commuter benefits
• 401k Contribution
• Paid parental leave
• Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks and drinks

If you're interested to learn more about dailymotion you can check out: 

1./ Our NYC Built-in page https://www.builtinnyc.com/company/dailymotion 

2./ Global Hackathon Video https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x70val9

3./ Info & Videos at our HQ https://www.welcometothejungle.co/companies/dailymotion/team

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks


Close to the iconic Flatiron Building, this district is a dynamic area with trendy bars, eclectic restaurants, foodtrucks and shops.

What are Dailymotion Perks + Benefits

Dailymotion Benefits Overview

Fully-covered health benefits & 100% Commuter Benefit Coverage
Generous vacation policy
Retirement plan (401k)
Fitness club membership
Robust Employee Referral Program
Dedicated Culture Team
Employees are encouraged to communicate externally on their expertise and vision : organize and talks in meetups, technical conferences, writing articles, ...
Bi-weekly breakfast
Game room
Amazing rooftop (Manhattan views)

Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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