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Software Engineer II - Data

Pasadena, California, United States
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OpenX is looking for talented and highly motivated Software Engineer to help us innovate and improve our products.

We are looking for a top notch Software Engineer to join the rapidly growing OpenX data team to help us build the best big data platform through the entire stack. Our platform serves billions of ad requests, hundreds of terabytes a day; it one of largest, scalable ad tech platform in the world servicing more than 800 publishers worldwide, including 65% of the comScore 100, with 200 million unique visitors and 100 billion ads auctioned per month through its exchange. 

OpenX also contributes to open source tools and technology (https://www.openx.com/blog); it makes billions of real time bidding decisions a day; and, it is one of the fastest growing company in the country.

If you get excited by any of these nerdy stats, read on! Join our collaborative team of brainstorming developers and enjoy a role where you can own your initiatives, dig deep into the latest technologies and understand how systems inter-operate and think creatively to tackle hard engineering problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help to design, build and launch extremely efficient & reliable data processing pipeline to process large volumes of data
  • Code across a number of languages from Java, Scala, any other modern programming languages.
  • Develop new systems and tools to enable folks to consume and understand data faster
  • Support end users on ad hoc data usage and be a subject matter expert on functional side of the business.
  • Create strong internal relationships, train others and evangelize your findings and implications.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands on experience with large scale Hadoop environments, performance tuning and monitoring
  • Experience building high-volume data platform with Java MR programming or Spark programming using rock solid Computer Science fundamentals.
  • Solid understand of running application on linux variants, familiarity with bash scripts
  • Fluently speak algorithms and data structures, have great knowledge of design patterns and software architecture, and be able to whiteboard elegant sudo code at will.
  • Expertise using an appropriate mix of application in the big data ecosystem (Kafka, Spark, Hadoop MapReduce, Hive, YARN, Zookeeper, and other NoSql products)
  • Strong programming in Spark or MapReduce
  • Soft skills such as professionalism, excellent communication, teamwork, and documentation.

Company at a Glance

OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout 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

Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.

We are one

One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.

Our customers define us

We know our business flourishes or dies because of our customers.

OpenX is mine

We are all owners of OpenX. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the excellence of our work.

We are an open book

We are eager to teach and share what we know with others.

We evolve fast

We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognize and repeat success aggressively. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism. Defensiveness is for weaklings!