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Senior Java Developer

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 a Sr. Java Developer to the team!

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

About Reporting and Insights

Our group is responsible for developing a cohesive set of powerful reporting & insights features to empower our service and analytics teams, as well as inform our customers. Our playground includes reporting facilities and dashboards to serve both internal and external users as well as various ETL pipelines ingesting 1 terabyte of data per hour, around the clock.

Our tech stack includes a mixture of Java/Scala/Akka, Spark, Hive, AWS Athena/RDS, EMR, Vertica, Kafka, Airflow, Concourse, Docker and Kubernetes.

What you’ll do

The Software Developer is responsible for building, deploying, and maintaining components of a high-volume, distributed real-time bidding platform. 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 data engineers, UX/UI designers, scrum masters and product owners.

Why You’ll Be Motivated To Apply :

  • You will be working with experienced, passionate software developers as part of the Report & Insights group within a broader engineering organization with a strong technical culture.
  • You will put your skills to good use and have the chance to learn or gain more knowledge of other programming languages
  • 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.


You Will Be Well Set To CRUSH This Role If…

  • You have hands-on experience with Java and Java based frameworks building complex web  APIs
  • Knowledge and interest in functional programming
  • Have a solid foundation in software engineering and web development
  • Mentor and grow the team through various channels (code review, talks, discussions, etc.)
  • Guide the direction of our technology stack to improve performance, scalability and maintainability
  • Maintain and improve existing services which include actively trying to pay back technical debt and extending their functionality
  • Investigate and fix performance issues throughout our systems which include our Services and dependencies
  • Establish technical requirements and communicate effectively with data and front-end engineers
  • Criticize and improve our development processes and methodologies
  • Contribute to open source software to improve our external dependencies
  • Flesh out and iterate on requirements in collaboration with the product team
  • Given a complex 3-month long body of work you would be able to break that down into work units, estimate accurately, plan the work and execute it precisely within the expectations you’ve set with your team. 
  • Get involved in and participate actively to the Scrum ceremonies
  • You are no stranger to test automation, in fact you are reluctant to call something Code Complete unless it has decent test coverage.
  • You are passionate about what you do, you are a motivated self-starter and always learning and developing.
  • You have a passion for our mission (developing people), and can’t wait to have a positive impact on our team and our customers.


Life at Samsung Ads 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.

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