AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown 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.
About Supply Access and Optimization
Our group is responsible for managing, growing and optimizing product access to high-quality
programmatic ads supply to effectively, intelligently and safely satisfy demand. We are responsible for handling more than 106 bid requests per hour and over 109 per day across multiple data centres.
About your Role
As a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, deploying, and maintaining components of a high-volume, distributed real-time bidding platform. This involves measuring and tuning high-performance, low-latency (soft-real-time) systems while working towards improved robustness and correctness. As a consequence, there will be opportunities to contribute to open source, conduct research and development, review code, participate in shaping our engineering practices and share knowledge. You will also interact on a day-to-day basis with a mix of ML and Data Engineers.
You will be working with experienced, passionate software developers as part of the Supply Access and Optimization group within a broader engineering organization with a strong technical culture.
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. You love collaborating with and mentoring others.
Our tech stack includes a mixture of Erlang, Go, Linux, Concourse, Docker and Kubernetes.
Other things you probably enjoy or would be interested in learning
As a senior member of the Supply Access and Optimization group, we expect you have an accumulated experience as a systems programmer and:
While our employees are currently working remotely, and before any return to our beautiful office, we are taking extra cared steps to ensure a smooth experience for any new employee joining our wonderful organization:
We have adapted our benefits & perks as currently the following: