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Javascript Application Engineer

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of Old Montreal. AdGear focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe.

Samsung has developed a proprietary ad platform that leverages unique first-party TV data to help brands connect to their audience as they explore content across desktop, mobile, tablets and our SMART TVs. The Samsung Ad Platform delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory.

As Javascript Application Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, deploying and maintaining a client-facing web application used to configure and provide analytics of a high-volume real-time bidding platform. You will be influential in our application's transition towards a more modern, API-oriented architecture and will contribute to shaping our technological choices everywhere JavaScript is involved. As a result, there will be opportunities to contribute to open source, conduct research and development, review code, and share knowledge.

You will be working with experienced, passionate programmers as part of the application team within a broader engineering organization with a strong technical culture. The portfolio of some of our team members is available here: http://github.com/adgear/team

You enjoy building things. You value craftsmanship in software. You enjoy reading code, and you're probably in the habit of reading the source for your dependencies.

Our new tech stack includes a mixture of those technologies Typescript, React.js, Rails (GraphQL) API.

Other things you probably enjoy or would be interested in learning...

  • Working with the JavaScript ecosystem
  • Working with modern browser technologies and paradigms
  • Scaling front-end web services
  • Building performant, secure and accessible web applications
  • Building innovative products and features integrated with existing systems
     

Expectations

As a member of the application team, you will be expected to:

  • Have experience building single page applications using a modern framework (eg: React, Vue, Angular etc...)
  • Have experience interacting with HTTP APIs (GraphQL a plus)
  • Have experience building, test and maintain client facing products
  • Have experience working in a team
  • Understand the design/implementation of HTTP CRUD APIs
  • Numbers driven – focus on impact and data
  • Participate in the design, implementation and testing of the web application
  • Participate in code reviews and spread your expertise to the team
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English or French

Perks

  • Quarterly open source day
  • In office kitchen stocked with snacks, drinks, coffee etc.
  • Board games and Ping-Pong
  • Company outings, roasts, and many more interesting things
  • Yoga in the office once a week
  • Referral bonus
  • Discounts through Samsung Employee Discounts website
  • Perkopolis website with rebates, coupons and promotions.
  • 100% Company-paid comprehensive extended health & dental coverage
  • Travel, Life, and Short/Long term disability Insurance
  • Group RRSP Matching Program up to 5%
  • Group TFSA Program
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