Senior Back End Engineer (Golang) – AdTech at Dailymotion

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Company Description

Dailymotion’s mission is to connect publishers and advertisers with engaged viewers who turn to Dailymotion for videos that matter. Through partnerships with leading publishers and creators, including CBS, CNN, Fox Sports, GQ, Mashable, Universal Music Group, VICE and others, Dailymotion commands 3 billion monthly page views across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world, and has recently launched a proprietary ad platform to gain better control of its monetization value chain and deliver a premium advertising experience.
Dailymotion is a global champion of diversity and inclusion. 

We pride ourselves in being an equal opportunity employer that provides an environment of mutual respect.

Job Description

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 talented Sr. Software Engineer to join a highly experienced agile feature team.

Job Description

  • Designing and implementing new features across the Console (Golang) and the UI (React) 
  • Translating product requirements into clean and scalable design
  • Writing robust, efficient, and maintainable code and tests
  • Reviewing other developers’ code changes 
  • Following the “you build it - you run it” mindset (including production deployment) 
  • Troubleshooting production issues 
  • Working closely with other teams, product owners, and stakeholders 
  • Working with data scientists to implement optimizations that increase campaign effectiveness
  • Improving our development and QA toolsets
  • Applying and promoting good software engineering practices 


  • 5+ years in backend and server-side development 
  • Practical experience working with and developing RESTful APIs 
  • Experience with multi-threading, asynchronous processing, and distributed systems 
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and RDBMS databases (we use Postgres and BigQuery as data stores) 
  • Experience with logging, monitoring, and tracing tools (we use Datadog) 
  • Familiarity with Git (please provide your GitHub account) 
  • Familiarity with Unix-like operating systems and shell scripting 
  • Basic algorithms and data structures: searching and sorting, hash tables, big O notation 
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while juggling multiple projects

Big Plus:

  • Knowledge of Golang / C++14
  • JavaScript basics 
  • Docker and Kubernetes (we run on the cloud and do CI/CD on Kubernetes with Jenkins X - 
  • AdTech experience 
  • Actively following industry trends and maintaining strong interest in cutting edge technology 

Additional Information

Location: NYC
Type of contract: Full-time
Start Date: ASAP

What we can 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 want to explore Dailymotion culture a little further please check out:

  1. Our BuiltIn page:
  2. Our Recent Global Hackathon in November 2018.
  3. Welcome to the Jungle page:

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Technology we use

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    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
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    • 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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