Senior Software Engineer, Applications

Simulmedia

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/22/2021
  • Website: simulmedia.com
  • Company Address: 670 Broadway Second Floor, New York, NY, 10012

About Simulmedia

Simulmedia was founded in 2008 with the belief that data-optimized advertising on national linear TV would help brands grow. Now, having run thousands of campaigns for top brands and networks, there are countless others who share our belief. Our powerful, predictive TV ad platform helps brands reach more of their target audience and deliver better ROI than any other advanced TV solution.

Job Description

 

Simulmedia is changing the game for video advertising -- linear TV, check; OTT, check; console and PC gaming, check. We integrate the unparalleled reach of TV with the data-driven targeting of digital, empowering both performance and brand marketers to take direct control of their video media buying and drive greater business impact with every ad dollar spent. We do this by giving them the ability to easily plan, buy, and optimize video advertising across multiple media channels through an automated online video buying platform.

 

The Opportunity 

We are looking for a passionate Senior Software Engineer, Applications who can work in a fast-paced, iterative environment. You will work closely with product managers and front-end engineers to scope complex problems and break down new features into smaller releases. As a senior member of our engineering team, you will help guide our efforts in building microservices that are performant, scalable, and flexible enough to accommodate incremental development.

 

As a Senior Software Engineer, Applications you will…

  • Build applications that solve critical challenges in the video advertising ecosystem.
  • Work with product managers, designers, and front-end engineers to conceptualize and build out new features.
  • Own features or systems and define their long-term health while also improving the health of surrounding systems.
  • Learn new technologies, and make an outsized impact on our industry-leading tech platform.
  • Take a high degree of ownership and freedom to experiment with new technologies to improve our software.
  • Join a team of passionate engineers in search of elegant solutions to hard problems.

 

What we look for...

  • 5-10 years of work experience as a software engineer.
  • Expert in Ruby and using it as the primary development language in recent years.
  • A passion for technology and software engineering.
  • Experience developing, maintaining, and debugging problems in large server-side code bases.
  • Solid knowledge of RESTful API design
  • Experience with AWS and Docker
  • Proficiency in SQL and databases (e.g. PostgreSQL).
  • Good knowledge of engineering best practices and testing (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • The desire to take a high level of ownership of the things you work on
  • Ability to learn new things quickly, maintain a high bar for quality, and be pragmatic.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) or equivalent industry experience.

 

Bonus points for…

  • Experience with Roda framework and Sequel ORM.

 

"What is Simulmedia?"

Simulmedia is a New York-based video ad platform that enables predictable, scalable customer growth. Powered by the company’s patented software platform, Simulmedia empowers marketers to rapidly receive audience and TV campaign insights and activate those insights via plans that quickly and cost efficiently reach more targeted customers on 130+ national TV networks with guaranteed delivery.    

"The Simulmedia Experience"

We take tremendous pride in maintaining a high bar for employees and fostering a strong team environment.  While we work hard every day, we also believe in relaxing together with lots of  team activities.  We have an unlimited vacation policy, tuition reimbursement, and no employee financial contribution for medical, dental, and vision benefits. We offer competitive salaries, stock options, and an annual bonus based on performance.  Did we mention a very cool open-space office environment that fosters teamwork? And last but not least, we

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