1+ months

Senior Software Engineer (backend)

Portland, OR 97240
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**Our Story**

Xandr is a technology platform powering one of the largest global Advanced TV and Video advertising marketplaces in the industry. We scale our business as WarnerMedia people who independently build the Xandr platform and brand. For more than a decade, our data insights, premium content, powerful technology, and scaled direct-to-consumer distribution have given us a competitive edge leading us to improving advertising for all brands, publishers, and consumers.

How do we do this? With talented, passionate people like you! We bring together people from diverse backgrounds and give them an opportunity to bring their ideas to life. Join our community to Make Advertising Better!

**The Team**

The Invest Data Driven Experiences team equips ad traders with the insight they need to effectively leverage the powerful tools made available to them within the Demand Side Platform. With timely and concise reports about how campaigns are performing, marketplace dynamics, and expected outcomes, ad traders can make decisions to reach their desired audiences most efficiently. Additionally, predictive analytics and adaptive user experiences present this information at the right moments in trader workflow and campaign lifecycles for traders to maximize their impact with minimal human-driven analysis and attention. The Data Driven Experiences team is responsible for producing near-real-time and batch-processed reports and modern adaptive user-experiences through end-to-end development. This involves processing of massive amounts of data, organizing it into analytics-focused databases, production of useful data products, and presentation of user-friendly interfaces and exportable reports. Our remote-friendly team enjoys working collaboratively and is geo-distributed with engineering hubs in our New York City headquarters, Portland, Oregon, and Boulder, Colorado. We focus on producing awesome outcomes for our customers and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive, welcoming, fun and friendly work environment.

**The Job**

As Senior Software Engineer, you will design and implement data-driven features within our data processing pipelines and report delivery systems. You will lead development initiatives, draft technical designs, implement improvements to process and our software development lifecycle, and contribute to the direction of our technology while working in close collaboration with your engineering team and dedicated product owner. You will develop a deep understanding of our data processing platform and applications for the demand side so as to be able to produce optimal code and advise others on the technology. We foster a culture of improvement, and you will help drive internal discussions on technologies, products, and processes. We enable engineers of all experience levels to grow and develop their leadership, and you will play an important role as a technical mentor for your team.

This role includes the eventual possibility, if desired, to take on career development and people leader responsibilities for members of your team as Team Lead.

Our stack includes Java, Kafka, HDFS, SingleStore, Snowflake, Kubernetes, Concourse. Our applications are deployed in multiple Xandr-managed data centers around the world and in Azure.

**You Will**

+ Translation of complex requirements into a technical design implementation plan that can be implemented by you and your team collaboratively

+ Code contributions to backend database definition, data processing, and data presentation systems

+ Effective communication with technical peers and Product

+ Evangelism of improvements to our software development lifecycle including how to test for correctness, monitor for performance, and keep up with scale in our ad marketplace

+ Ensuring the success operation of our applications in production through effective monitoring and participation in our on-call rotation

**You Have**

+ 5+ years of professional software development experience

+ A desire to collaborate and participate in open engineering discussions where every participant's voice is a valuable contribution to the team's work outcome

+ A familiarity with the fundamentals of modern data-intensive applications involving analytics-focused databases and data processing at scale

+ Hands-on implementation experience with data processing pipelines or other complex backend systems

+ Strong SQL or related data retrieval technology skills

+ A strong track record is a technical leader focused on customer outcomes

**Nice to have**

+ Implementation experience with distributed data processing technology such as Hadoop or Spark as well as analytics-oriented databases such as Vertica, Snowflake, or Singlestore

+ Understanding of the digital advertising technology industry including concepts like real-time-bidding, advertising optimization concepts, and recent industry trends

+ Experience with SingleStore, Snowflake, or other specific technologies used in our stack

+ A desire to support the career development of members of your team through people leadership

**You'll love working here if you**

+ Enjoy working collaboratively with smart, motivated colleagues

+ Take pride in delivering awesome, high-quality solutions at tremendous scale

+ Believe in lifelong learning and teaching to elevate your team

+ Aren't afraid to challenge the norm and reinvent

**Our Perks**

+ Comprehensive healthcare coverage

+ Flexible time off including volunteer days, vacation, and holidays

+ Professional development resources and education reimbursement

+ Paid parental leave

+ Fitness reimbursement

+ 401k with company match

**Our Culture**

Xandr strives to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. Our inclusivity in action includes:

+ Staying connected and embracing this new normal as we work from home - we may be social distancing but we're \#InsideTogether

+ Creating meaningful change for our communities (https://www.xandr.com/social-responsibility/) and pathways for future generations of diverse talent through our employee volunteerism efforts

+ Sharing insight and stories on what its really like to work here (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=xandrlife)

+ Partnering with organizations to support our commitment to womens advancement in tech

+ Providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, both for interviewees and for employees. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know and well make arrangements


Xandr, its products and its executives have received several prestigious awards. In 2020 alone, Cablefax's annual The Faxies awards named Xandrs EVP and GM Innovator of the Year and the Xandr technology organization Tech Team of the Year. In the same year, seven female executives were included in the Cynopsis list of Top Women in Media, and several of its products, innovations and client partnerships were recognized by esteemed outlets globally, including AdExchanger, Digiday, The Drum, ExchangeWire and Cynopsis. Concurrently, the companys dedication to corporate social responsibility was recognized in Fast Companys 2020 World Changing Ideas issue. Xandr was also included on Business Insider's Hottest AdTech Companies list in 2019 and 2018.

Xandr is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.


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Posted: 2022-03-30 Expires: 2022-05-24

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