Golang / Go Job: Associate Director, Media Systems & Technology (Software Engineer)

Associate Director, Media Systems & Technology (Software Engineer) at DigitasLBi

Boston, Massachusetts, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Feb 22 2016)
About the company
DigitasLBi is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for an ace Associate Director, Media Systems and Technology – someone who can take the reins for the Media department, own key accounts and develop strong bonds with clients and internal teams alike. Sound like you? Read on.

Job position
Permanent
Relocation compensation available

Job description
DigitasLBi is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for an ace Associate Director, Media Systems and Technology – someone who can take the reins for the Media department, own key accounts and develop strong bonds with clients and internal teams alike. Sound like you? Read on.

The Media Systems and Technology team covers a lot of technology stacks. We prefer OSS solutions but also have many .NET and other closed source platforms. We created and are in charge of DigitasLBi’s two Apache Hadoop clusters – Boston and London - which DigitasLBi statisticians use for true “Big Data” analyses and tool creation. People who are smart, creative, and up for a challenge. DigitasLBi has created an environment that brings out the best in all of us.

What You'll Do:

Primary engineer and manager of DigitasLBi’s media performance reporting services. Currently a VM-based, Python, PostgreSQL, R, and Tableau stack, we are enhancing the solution moving to an AWS EC2, PostgreSQL RDS, and Redshift stack. We will be migrating and enhancing Python ETL code to Go.

Primary engineer and manager of a survey tracking and analysis database for a large client.

You will maintain and develop new reporting and analysis solutions for our clients as needed.

Writing readable code. Clean, readable code that other engineers can understand.

Participate with your team to solve problems, provide options when presented with problems.

Understand how to identify tasks and scope out effort estimates for tasks.

Participate in the creation, maintenance and adherence to engineering best practices.

Always be driven to build great solutions, to always be learning and evolving

Skills & requirements
You'll Need:

Programming expertise – Go – but substantial Java, C, Python, or similar experience and a desire to learn Go is also acceptable.

Database architecture expertise including stored procedure programming. PostgreSQL preferred, but MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle or other substantive experience is also fine.

Some knowledge/experience with BI tools such as Tableau, BusinessObjects, QlikView, etc. Experience in leading other team members in technical approach, effort estimation, build, testing and deployment. Mindful of data security and privacy issues

Eager to learn new technologies. Excited to try new things.

Knowledge of Web Service. Knowledge of RESTful techniques. In addition, you’ve worked with, integrated or built solutions that consume and interface with web services/APIs in the past.

Bonus Round

Knowledge of Marketing and Media; Prior work experience in these areas.

AWS – EC2, S3, RDS, and Redshift

Apache Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc. CDH experience

Web design and Javascript

You’ve worked with responsive frameworks like Bootstrap and Foundation.

You can keep a Linux server running.

R or Julia

Analytics and/or statistics

Instructions how to apply
Please email bill.thibodeau@digitaslbi.com for more information.
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