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Senior Software Engineer – Serving Platform

Pasadena or West Los Angeles, California

888 E Walnut St, 2nd Floor Pasadena, CA 91101

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Senior Software Engineer – Serving Platform

OpenX is looking for talented and highly motivated senior backend engineers to help us innovate and improve our products. You will work in all aspects of agile application development, including our enterprise platform that interfaces with a multitude of services that are depended on to deliver billions of requests per day. Your opinions will be important in all phases of product development, starting from requirements to validation and deployment. If this sounds like your opportunity to make a massive contribution to one of our core products, as well as a chance to deliver the best experience possible at an enterprise level, we look forward to your application!

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with multiple distributed teams to architect, create, and deliver new features and functionality in order to deliver the best possible advertising experience in the market
  • Work with product and UX teams to bring consumer-grade user experience and design to the enterprise
  • Own components, processes, and workflows that demand professionalism, excellent communication, teamwork, and documentation skills
  • Ability to develop scalable, modular applications

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience and a rock solid Computer Science foundation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • Deep understanding of web technologies and applications, and be right at home with working on *nix platforms
  • Extensive disciplined skills in an object oriented language, like: Java, Python or C++
  • Fluently speak algorithms and data structures, have great knowledge of design patterns and software architecture, and be able to whiteboard elegant code at will
Desired Characteristics 
  • Scalability, performance, and rock-solid reliability with every line you code
  • Comfortable using the right tools and languages for the job, even brand new ones
  • Continuous interest in new technologies
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and documentation skills

Company at a Glance

OpenX exists to help publishers grow their businesses by monetizing great content. We do this by creating highly efficient, high quality programmatic advertising marketplaces that deliver optimal value to all buyers and sellers of digital advertising.

Today, OpenX operates one of the largest, most efficient and highest quality programmatic markets in the world. Our unified system also encompasses a complete supply side platform that optimizes revenue across network and real-time bidding (RTB) demand, and a comprehensive ad server.

At OpenX we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale programmatic ad marketplaces. We are constantly looking for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

We are one

Our customers define us

OpenX is mine

We are an open book

We evolve fast


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