Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer


Senior Software Engineer at Vungle

San Francisco, California, United States   (Posted Jan 22 2016)
About the company
Vungle, the leading in-app video advertising platform, creates personalized ad experiences powered by data, advanced targeting and beautiful in-house creative. With seamless, HD video delivery, Vungle ads inspire curiosity and drive return for advertisers, brands and app developers. Currently running in more than 15,000 mobile apps, Vungle works with major brands and industry giants including Sega, Pocket Gems and Kiloo. Vungle has offices in San Francisco, London, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul. Learn more at www.vungle.com or follow @Vungle. Perks: Paid expenses such as gym, transportation, etc. Bring your dog(s) to work. Vision, health care, and dental plans. Matching 401K retirement plan. Laugh and have fun with a company full of cool people making crazy things happen. Ability to play games and sports from ping pong to league dodgeball. Invent and print anything you can imagine on our 3D printer. Did we mention that we’re backed by Google Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, and Crosslink Capital?

Job position
Relocation compensation available

Job description
Ad Serving is the core to Vungle’s success. Our pod is responsible for architecting and building our entire ad serving infrastructure. Currently, that infrastructure handles over a billion events per day and has an exponential growth curve. We’re an innovative engineering team, utilizing the latest and greatest technology in order to build efficient and high scale systems. If building and scaling high-frequency systems is something that gets you excited, then we’d love to chat!

Here are some other things you can expect coming into this role:

0-1 month:

Become familiar with Vungle's core stack
Commit features w/ assistance from other team members
1-3 months:

Integrate into code review & deployment process
Contribute meaningfully to the quarterly planning process
Begin to define architecture challenges
Potential project areas:

We have an extensive and ambitious roadmap. It’s top secret though (so we can’t post it) but you’d have the ability to touch on some or all of the various initiatives.

Career expansion:

We put a lot of emphasis on learning and career growth. Ad Serving is the centerpiece of the entire engineering org at Vungle. You will be working with all engineering teams at Vungle, and you will learn a lot about our SDK, Dashboard, Data engineering and Data Science. You will be exposed and encouraged to learn all of Vungle’s tech stack, as well as given the opportunity to explore any tools or technology that could help drive our product forward.

Skills & requirements
Technologies we use:

Golang, NodeJs, Scala, Python
Redis, Mongo, Cassandra
And a ton more goodies

Essential Qualities:

Expertise in server side technology
Solid understanding of large scale systems
Passionate about expanding their knowledge of emerging technologies.
Strong at OO or functional programming, problem-solving, data structures and system architecture
Passionate about developing efficient algorithms and cutting nanoseconds from the pipeline
Nice to have Experience:

Previous professional experience writing in Golang, Java, Scala, NodeJs, C or C++
Previous experience in ad tech

Instructions how to apply
Please apply via Vungle's Career page: https://boards.greenhouse.io/vungle/jobs/147430#.VqJ1I5MrJqw
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Company: Vungle

Location: San Francisco, California, United States

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