AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of Old 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 a high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory.
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, and share knowledge.
You will be working with experienced, passionate programmers as part of the backend team within a broader engineering organization with a strong technical culture. The portfolio of some of our team members is available here: http://github.com/adgear/team
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.
Our tech stack includes a mixture of Erlang, C11, Rust, Go, F#, Linux, Docker and Kubernetes.
Other things you probably enjoy or would be interested in learning
As a senior member of the backend team, we expect you have an accumulated experience as a systems programmer and: