BuzzFeed is seeking an experienced Engineer to build the next generation of tools that power our advertising products. This is a huge opportunity to optimize the workflow of a passionate team that distributes the most engaging ad content on the planet.
We offer stock options, full benefits (401k matching), and tasty perks - including catered lunch twice a week, a well stocked kitchen and bagel Fridays. We host team outings and special events like music breaks and Breakfast at BuzzFeed speaker series.
We have engineering wide hack weeks and we deeply value open source, giving back to the community by speaking, hosting meetups and contributing to projects we benefit from.
What you’ll do:
Lead a greenfield project to redefine how BuzzFeed ad content is distributed
Collaborate with designers, ad traffickers, and engineers
Decide where to build tooling, where to automate, and where to rely on external functionality
Integrate with internal BuzzFeed content APIs and external ad APIs
Iterate quickly on new advertising products
Own an ecosystem of internal ad tools
Who you are:
You have a mix of frontend and backend experience
You have experience integrating data from disparate systems and understand raw SQL
You take UX seriously and want to build awesome internal tools
You are interested in supporting team members and are passionate about teaching and learning