Data Engineer - ETL (Campaign Management)
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.
About “Campaign Management”
Our group is responsible for building and maintaining our campaign management application to support our in-house ad operators, self-serve users and programmatic traders. Our application manages and delivers ads that are most appropriate for the end-user. It manages ~10,000 ads for ~250 concurrent campaigns driving millions of dollars in monthly revenue; generating ~600,000,000 ad impressions. We support ad operators from all around the world in multiple currencies and languages.
Are you up to the challenge?
What you’ll do
As a Data Engineer, you will be designing and developing ETLs and data processing pipelines at scale for a high-volume, distributed, real-time bidding platform. This involves writing high-performance and high-reliability code; measuring the performance of our components and making them faster when needed; ensuring robustness and correctness. There will also be opportunities to contribute to open-source projects, conduct research and development, participate in shaping our engineering practices, and share your knowledge.
As part of our campaign management systems, we are building a completely new forecasting engine to better handle our business growth, complete with new UI workflow and associated data processing. You will be joining experienced, passionate software developers who share a strong technical culture and as a member of this new cross-functional product team, you’ll be working on challenging problems around audience forecasting, crafting statistical models and data processing facilities while contributing with other teams to integrate machine learning prediction models.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The Campaign Management group is looking for experienced senior engineers. Here are some of the experiences that are of interest to us.
- Having at least 5 years of experience working as a data engineer.
- Having a firm statistical background (forecasting techniques is a plus)
- Having a solid experience in developing and maintaining ETL pipelines, streaming jobs and data extraction tools, along with associated technologies such as Kafka, Spark, Airflow.
- Having a solid foundation in software engineering and associated practices such as testing, CI/CD.
- Having mentored teammates through various channels (code review, talks, discussions, etc.)
- Excited about the opportunity to bootstrap a project out of thin air.
- Knowing how to constructively criticize and improve the development processes and methodologies.
- Being able to flesh out and iterate on requirements in collaboration with the product team.
- Being Agile and working in a Scrum methodology
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.