Software Engineer III

Department: Engineering
Location: US - New York
Updated on: December 22, 2020

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About Us
MediaMath helps the world's top brands deliver personalized digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our demand-side platform every day to launch, analyze, and optimize their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home, and advanced TV formats.

MediaMath initiated an industry-wide effort to create a 100% accountable, addressable and aligned supply chain through SOURCE ecosystem. SOURCE by MediaMath is a technical and commercial framework for agencies, brands, tech companies, and content owners designed to provide long-term sustainable solutions for a clean digital media supply chain with brand-safe, viewable inventory. MediaMath has offices in 15 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City.

We receive up to 10 million advertising opportunities per second, which we run through over several internal and partner enrichments to extract many targetable properties which we then match against 100s of thousands of advertising strategies to choose the best ad and we do all this in less than 1/10th of a second. 

Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a Software Engineer III / DevOps Engineer to own Identity components, critical deployment, and operational automation. In particular, you will be leading the effort for a stable, consistent production environment. Our Identity team is involved in processing and merging of billions of users via multiple user identity providers to accurately attribute and target users with relevant ads. They are creating solutions so that we can transact on Multiple IDs and linking them to a person while utilizing an identity infrastructure built for a future without third-party cookies. You will be utilizing Golang along with graph and NoSQL databases in a hybrid distributed environment to serve our real time bidding platform with millisecond latencies across datasets of billions of users. 

You will: 

  • Write bullet-proof Golang code leveraging your deep knowledge of DynamoDB, ScyllaDB, Kinesis, and Kafka. 
  • Lead technical discussions with other Engineers with emerging ability to ensure that technologies chosen to support our products provide the most appropriate and robust functionality.  
  • Help drive continuous improvement in MediaMath's approach to software development, with extreme commitment to quality, innovation, efficiency, and culture. 
  • Ensure consistent use of shared platform components and technologies across MediaMath teams. 
  • Assist in defining the team's technical strategy and advise on product backlogs and roadmaps to achieve strategic goals. 
  • Help define and produce concise yet comprehensive technical documentation; principles, standards, and best practices.

You are a great fit if: 

  • You want to vastly level up your experience with Golang and gRPC/Protobuf building low latency, scalable applications 
  • You have recent experience in the AWS stack including, ECS, Terraform, CloudFormation, and Kubernetes 
  • You have Production expertise (enterprise experience a strong plus) with emphasis on building observable, scalable applications including CICD pipelines and automated monitoring/alerting. 
  • You champion automation and focus on doing fewer things, faster and better.  
  • You have a history of working with relational and NoSQL databases such as Postgres, Cassandra, and ScyllaDB
  • You believe in collaboration through transparency, strong communication, and that diversity makes a team stronger. 

You might be a great fit if: 

  • You can leverage strong CS principles in choosing data structure to deal with high concurrency, fault-tolerant environments 
  • You have experience with graph databases such as Dgraph and Neo4J 
  • You are all about continuous improvements on the product you build on and your own professional development. You challenge others to be better, welcome new ideas, and advocate for the best solution. 

Snapshot of our Tech stack: 

  • Scripting: Chef, Bash, Terraform, CloudFormation  
  • Platforms: Kafka, CircleCI, Docker, Kubernetes, Linux 
  • Languages: Golang, Scala, Python, Java 
  • Tools: Git, CircleCI, CloudWatch, Prometheus, Grafana, Sumo Logic 
  • Databases: ScyllaDB, Neo4J, Redis, Postgres 
  • Cloud: Operating in AWS (ECS/EC2, S3, Kinesis, DynamoDB) 

Why We Work at MediaMath
We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are six values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Teams Win, Scale + Innovation, Obsess Over Learning & Growth, Align then Execute, Do Good Better and Embrace the Journey. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.

Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.