Senior SRE – Kubernetes Specialist
AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads 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 Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.
Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.
What you’ll do
The AdGear Site Reliability Engineer is a software engineer responsible for ensuring that the AdGear’s platform services are designed, implemented, deployed, and operated such that they are highly available, highly performing, and scalable.
A Site Reliability Engineer typically self-identifies as a "hacker" who uses his ability as a "jack of all trades" to bring to bear some deeper knowledge that’s closer to his interests.
The ideal candidate has deep knowledge and strong interest in software defined networking and routing, Linux system administration, and approaches it from the perspective of a software engineer. Challenges of globally distributed services, deciding what and when state should be shared, and simulating failure scenarios should drive you.
Relevant industry experience is important, but ultimately less so than your demonstrated abilities and attitude.
You will work with some incredibly talented and passionate developers within an engineering team with a strong technological background as well as working in a small team of SREs, supporting a medium-sized team of software engineers working on building the next generation of AdGear's administrative interfaces, ad decisioning, delivery, data processing and analytics systems.
In this position, the chosen candidate is expected to have a hands-on, problem-solving approach and a friendly human-facing side to communicate and manage expectations.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.
If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.
About our culture…
We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey.