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Backend Engineer 3, Bidding System



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

About the Company

Infillion provides full-service media solutions to agencies and brands, engages in proprietary relationships with partners and publishers, and facilitates outstanding consumer experiences that are superior to conventional interruptive advertising models. Infillion also provides programmatic advertising solutions through MediaMath platform—recognized as the best DSP on the market. Infillion deeply values consumers’ time, attention and privacy, and puts a premium on employee satisfaction, talent development and exemplary leadership.

About the Job

This role is situated within our Real-Time Serving Team, which focuses on refining our real-time ads delivery capabilities to support large volume traffic. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies, this team develops low-latency, high-volume, secure, reliable, and scalable services using industry-leading software platforms. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will design and/or own one or more core real-time services utilized by other engineering departments within Infillion DSP and our clients directly.

What Great Looks Like

At 1 month:

  • Onboarded smoothly, grasping the real-time bidding codebase through the onboarding process.
  • Expanded knowledge beyond code to include deployment pipeline, regression testing, observability and system architecture.
  • Built the development environment and fixed the first bug in the system.
  • Set up the first alert in the system.

At 3 months:

  • Completed SSP integration related development.
  • Contributed to a new feature and gained autonomy in OpenRTB related domain.
  • Actively reviewing peer’s pull requests.
  • Experienced with on-prem on-call support..

At 6 months:

  • Collaborated and represented the bidding team in SSP integration discussion.
  • Engaged in Optimization development and support downstream improvement.
  • Contributed to the cloud native improvement with technical insights.

At 1 year:

  • Played a pivotal role in Optimization integration.
  • Established as a Lead Engineer of SSP and OpenRTB.
  • Established as an expert on CICD workflow.

You will:

  • Design, develop, document, test, release, monitor, troubleshoot new and existing backend software systems and applications.
  • Participate in the entire development lifecycle, including requirements analysis and design.
  • Provide support for day-to-day operational work as needed, including (rotated) on-call support.
  • Cultivate a comprehensive understanding of products and infrastructure, becoming a subject matter expert.
  • Mentor fellow software engineers.
  • Provide valuable technical insight and feedback to peer’s system design.

You have:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals.
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering or equivalent expertise.
  • Proficiency in C++ and/or Golang.
  • Ability to scale, troubleshoot, and rectify issues within applications and services.

Nice to have:

  • Good working knowledge in Python, NoSQL Database (Cassandra, Aerospike, Redis) and Kafka, deployment tool ( Chef, Docker ).
  • Previous development experience for Linux Servers.
  • On-call Experience
  • Prior experience as a Lead Engineer for AdTech, real-time low latency distributed system development

You are:

  • Action-oriented and full of energy for technical challenges to support business development and system scalability.
  • Enthusiastic about technology and committed to refining your skills.
  • A problem solver, technologist, and collaborative team player.
  • Adept at communication and influencing.

Benefits & Perks

It’s no secret that we work hard, but we also strive to create an office environment where the lines between work and play are blurred. This means we offer these great perks to help keep our team healthy, productive, and happy.

  • Base salary of $82,000 CAD - $107,000 CAD plus bonus with first year on target earnings of $92,000 CAD - $120,000 CAD
  • 100% company-paid Supplemental Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Company-paid Supplemental Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off - we trust your discretion
  • Opportunities for profit sharing, bonuses, and ownership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Monthly wellness stipend

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment. Infillion is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.