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Senior Developer - C

Samsung Ads l AdGear is an advanced Advertising Technology Company in rapid growth that focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media by using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform. 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. 

We’re looking to add 2 Senior Developers - C, to the team!

This role is to be based out of Montreal, QC, Toronto, ON or Remote – Canada.

 

About the team

Our team is responsible for managing, growing and optimizing product access to high-quality programmatic ads supply to effectively, intelligently and safely satisfy demand. We handle more than a million bid requests per second and over one billion per day across multiple data centers. Our tech stack includes a mixture of Erlang, Go, C, Linux, Concourse, Docker and Kubernetes.

Eventual consistency in distributed systems is at the heart of what we do, you will get to work with it and see it in action. 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. In addition, you will also have exposure to our ML engineers who work on optimization and prediction problems. This is a great opportunity to work alongside experienced, passionate software developers as part a team within a broader engineering organization with a strong technical culture. 

What you’ll do

As a Senior Developer, you will be responsible for building, deploying, and maintaining components in our distributed real-time bidding system, a system that gets a high volume of traffic. This involves measuring and tuning high-performance, low-latency (soft-real-time) systems while working towards improved robustness and correctness along with the following: 

  • Maintain and improve existing services which includes actively trying to pay back technical debt and extending their functionality
  • Participate in the design, implementation and testing of new services
  • Investigate and fix performance issues throughout our systems which include our services, dependencies and kernel usage
  • Guide the direction of our technology stack to improve performance, scalability and maintainability
  • Flesh out and iterate on requirements in collaboration with the product team
  • Get involved in and participate actively in the Scrum ceremonies

About you

What you need to succeed in this role: 

  • 3 - 5 years of experience as a full-time software engineer
  • 3 years of experience with C
  • Experience working in a team environment 
  • Capacity to accept constructive code review and challenge your beliefs when presented with relevant evidence
  • Problem-solving and can-do attitude
  • Capacity and willingness to work in an agile multi-team environment
  • Have a solid foundation in systems programming, computer science and software engineering

Nice to Have: 

  • Appetite for learning:
    • system design and architecture
    • distributed systems
    • operating systems, especially the Linux kernel networking stack
    • advanced data structures (succinct, probabilistic, multidimensional, et cetera)
    • mechanical sympathy, data-oriented design (performance)
    • functional programming
    • agile methodologies such as Scrum / Kanban

Benefits

  • 100% Company-paid comprehensive health & dental coverage, access to a virtual care platform (wellness, medical & nutrition), employee assistance program and Personal & Healthcare spending account with Sun Life
  • Competitive compensation package, including performance incentive bonus plan based on company, team and personal objectives
  • Generous vacation days with additional flex days
  • Group RRSP Matching Program up to 5%

Perks

  • Monthly virtual social committee-lead activities (games night, happy hour, health challenges, etc.)
  • Virtual companies get togethers (demo days, Town Halls, and more!) & yoga once per week
  • Open source days for software engineers
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Perkopolis website with great rebates, coupons and promotions
  •  Amazing discounts through Samsung Employee Discounts website

 

Life at SamsungAds l AdGear…

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.

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 and apply now or share with a friend!

 

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