Senior Software Engineer (Go, C++)

Department: Engineering
Location: UK - London
Updated on: September 29, 2021

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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.

Key Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work on our bidding initiatives and projects. At the heart of programmatic is the ability to evaluate and make decisions on the trillions of ad opportunities every day.  MediaMath’s Bidding Platform is a powerful auction and decisioning engine that enables marketers to inject their buying preferences when evaluating media opportunities in real time. 

You will be working with streaming and batch data including building scalable, performant pipelines (AWS cloud) using best practices in the SDLC. Caching is also relevant here including leveraging Redis, embedded in-memory databases and on-premise deployment experience across multiple datacenters.

You will:

  • Own a complex and critical set of our bidder services and applications
  • 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
  • Provide regular guidance to more junior engineers to ensure that all teams are producing code that is sound, efficient, and maintainable
  • Assist in defining the team's technical strategy and advise on product backlogs and roadmaps to achieve strategic goals.
  • Help drive continuous improvement in MediaMath's approach to software development, with extreme commitment to quality, innovation, efficiency, and culture

You have:

  • 7+ years of software development including extensive experience with C++ OR Golang ( gRPC/Protobuf) building low latency, scalable applications 
  • Knowledge of caching, distributed systems, embedded in-memory databases and on-prem deployment
  • You have Production expertise (enterprise experience a strong plus) with emphasis on building observable, scalable applications including CICD pipelines and automated monitoring/alerting
  • Recent experience in the AWS stack including ECS/EC2, Lambda, RDS, Terraform, CloudFormation and experience with Kubernetes
  • Good debugging skills (preferably large size multi-threading application)
  • Experience with event sourcing frameworks such as Kafka and Kinesis
  • Experience with Postgres and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Cassandra. Ideally, you will have experience with Aerospike and/or ScyllaDB but this is not essential

You are:

  • A champion of automation who strives to focus on doing fewer things, faster and better
  • A champion of continuous improvement for both product and your own professional development. You challenge others to be better, welcome new ideas, and advocate for the best solutions
  • A strong believer in collaboration through transparency, strong communication, and diversity
  • Able to quickly diagnose, understand root cause of, and resolve a wide range of software engineering or technical issues, minimizing the impact on productivity
  • Able to present ideas and communicate within the team across disciplines and departments

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.