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Software Developer Intern - Winter 2022

We’re looking to add Software Developer Interns to the team

This role is to be based out of Montreal, QC

What’s the opportunity?

Join our Montreal Software Engineering team in one of the many internship opportunities available. As a Software Developer Intern, you ‘ll work alongside team members on our products critical to our success. Join us for a 12-14 week paid internship that will provide you with personal and professional development growth opportunities.

You will work with incredibly talented and passionate developers with strong technological backgrounds, and collaborate cross functionally with SREs, Product Owners and AdOps Specialists. As part of an agile team, you will be contributing to building the next generation of our products ad decisioning, delivery, data processing and analytics systems.

A sample of our previous interns own contributions:

  • Contribute to an erlang static type checker open source project
  • Contribute to ETL big data processing enhancements
  • Contribute to our react UI/UX component library
  • Contribute to boolean expression parser for our targeting engine

Who is Samsung Ads l AdGear?

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 handle ~1,000,000 requests per second and over one billion per day across multiple data centers. We have a maximum of 100ms to parse an ad bid request, query our databases to find the most appropriate ad for that end-user, decide on our bid price, and respond. We manage an inventory of ~10,000 active ads for ~250 concurrent campaigns driving tens of millions of dollars in monthly revenue; generating ~600,000,000 ad impressions daily. We support ad operators from all around the world in multiple currencies and languages.

More about the opportunity and what you’ll do

Internship Start Date and hours: January 2022; 37.5hrs/week

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle of new services and system components
  • Contribute to our software engineering practices
  • Hands-on, problem-solving approach and a friendly human-facing side to communicate and manage expectations
  • Get involved and actively participate in Scrum ceremonies

About You – what you’ll need to succeed in this role:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or a related technical field.
  • At least two internships experience (or equivalent) and expected to graduate in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including: C/C++, Java, Go, Ruby, JavaScript, TypeScript, Python or similar.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux environment and git
  • Good at problem solving and logical thinking

Other Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Capacity and willingness to work in a cross-functional diverse team environment
  • Knowledge and/or experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum
  • Willingness to learn new programming languages
  • Enjoy working with others who are smart and passionate about building useful, reliable, performant products
  • Must be able to work Monday – Friday 37.5hrs/week schedule

While we’re all remote right now, don’t worry we’ve got you covered. We will craft together a personalized virtual onboarding plan to get you up and running!

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 and apply now or share with a friend!

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