Director of Software Engineering

| Greater NYC Area
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About adMarketplace
With 20 years of search marketing expertise our goal is to add value to every search. On the simplest level we are the largest consumer search technology platform outside of Google and Bing. adMarketplace delivers incremental search traffic across native channels, including mobile apps, consumer sites, and browsers. Our technology enables audiences to skip search results pages and navigate directly to trusted sites in moments of intent. As well as driving incremental reach we are also market leaders in terms of privacy and performance. 

The Role
At adMarketplace, we create the best of breed advertising technology using cutting-edge architectures with millisecond response time and crunch through terabytes of data every day. The ideal candidate is motivated designing for massive scale, developing for low latency and pushing the boundaries of using real-time data in automated decisions. Our team uses a modern tech stack including Akka, Scala, Kafka, Java8+, Kubernetes, AWS and more.

What You’ll Do:

  • Inherit and manage a team of 8+ engineers on day one.
  • Lead, own and drive projects from start to completion including system architecture design, code design, development, and integration:

- 24/7 low latency large-scale distributed Ad Serving and Click Tracking platforms

- Real-time Conversion Tracking platform

- System scalability projects: cloud migration, containerization

- System stability projects: documentation/development/monitoring/metrics/recovery standards and practices

  • Work closely with product and business stakeholders on understanding and translating business requirements into technical solutions and with our Technical Project Manager on project execution.
  • Mentor and manage the Engineering Team:

- Develop the skills and talents of others and improve engineering culture

- Implement best-practice software engineering methods

- Provide guidance, direction, and support

  • Active participation in growing/hiring for the engineering team.
  • Represent the Engineering Team in cross-functional projects, meetings and to the company at large.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Must have a strong knowledge of software engineering and 7+ years of hands-on development experience using Java with a dependency injection framework (Java 8 and Akka preferred)
  • Must have 4+ years of experience developing/delivering and maintaining multiple complex, low latency, scalable, mission-critical systems
  • Must have exceptional leadership, communication, and project management skills and 1+ years of experience managing and leading engineering teams and projects
  • Ability to design complete systems by collaborating with multiple teams and understanding testing, hardware and deployment methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of algorithmic complexity/simplicity trade offs and effective use of data structures
  • Good understanding of low latency messaging and asynchronous design patterns
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Operates with a belief in developing the skills and talents of others
  • Excellent documentation and troubleshooting skills
  • Is a plus:

- Digital advertising industry experience

- Experience with AWS, Kubernetes, Akka, Scala, Kafka, RabbitMQ, MySQL, Python, Vertica, and Aerospike (NoSQL)

- Basic understanding and/or interest in Machine Learning

- Experience with project management or Jira

- Experience with DevOps

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AkkaFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • VerticaDatabases
    • AerospikeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • GrooveEmail

Location

Located just south of Times Square with tons of great lunch spots! The office is an easy commute for all with train and bus stops being close by.

An Insider's view of adMarketplace

What are some social events your company does?

Since I've started working at adMarketplace my favorite event has been the Halloween party, where we had great food and everybody dressed up! Some other events that stand out include the Holiday Ugly Sweater party and an Escape Room night! These events are a great way to get to know people across different teams.

Ciara

Content Marketing Specialist

What does your typical day look like?

Joining adMarketplace has been the silver lining during these tough times. To get an opportunity to work in an exciting industry that’s solving real pain points is what I was aiming for and I’m getting that chance here. Everyday is different and exciting where I am learning and speaking to some of the best Fortune 100 advertisers in the biz.

Max Walsack

Enterprise Sales Executive

How does the company support your career growth?

As young employees it's important for us to join a place where we can learn and grow in our careers. At adMarketplace you're on a path of becoming a better individual both personally and professionally.

We offer continued education and training classes for all our executives to take as part of their career development and growth.

Daniil

Senior Director, Supply Operations

What is your vision for the company?

To continue to create a culture that is inclusive, one that embodies growth and empowers our employees. Additionally, we want to make the employee experience the best it can be through trainings, team outings, wellness initiatives, catered lunches and much more.

Lonnie

VP, People & Talent Acquisition

What makes someone successful on your team?

Curiosity and the ability to think outside the box. Our industry is ever changing and we have a collective focus to stay ahead of the curve.

Kristin

Senior HR Manager

What are adMarketplace Perks + Benefits

adMarketplace Benefits Overview

The well-being of our employees is our top priority. We strive at adMarketplace to foster a positive work-life balance, as well as career growth and development. We also pride ourselves on an inclusive and diverse culture.

Here at adMarketplace, we offer a number of benefits and perks to keep our employees motivated, engaged, and excited to have the opportunity to make an impact on the company's success.

From company outings to wellness initiatives, we pride ourselves on having an inclusive team environment.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
adMarketplace participates in coat drives, toy drives, as well as volunteering at soup kitchens and many other local community initiatives.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
adMarketplace's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
adMarketplace provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Slavic. We match 25% of contributions up to $2,000 per calendar year.
Company Equity
adMarketplace offers stock options to all employees through its employee profit sharing program, including vesting over a three-year period.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
adMarketplace offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees, as well as a bike membership with Citi Bike.
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
adMarketplace has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all the Snapple you can handle!
Some Meals Provided
We provide a free catered lunch for all employees on Fridays (check out #FoodFriday on our Instagram @adMarketplace)!
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Bring your dog into the office on Fridays!
Recreational Clubs
adMarketplace sponsors office sports leagues through Zog Sports. Beach volleyball and dodgeball champs!
Fitness Subsidies
We provide our employees with discounted memberships to fitness services such as Crunch Fitness, New York Health & Racquet Club, New York Sports Club and ClassPass.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
adMarketplace offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We pride ourselves on fostering a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. We continue to build on our wellness initiatives including health fairs, flu shots, and on site doctor visits.

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