Posted 8 days ago by

Senior Software Engineer II, Data Platform

New York City, NY, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

AppNexus powers the real-time sale and purchase of digital advertising. We simplify the most sophisticated machine learning and data science capabilities to help our customers unlock their greatest potential. Our data platform team handles 12 billion transacted ad requests per day and 200 terabytes of data per day.We are looking for a senior engineer to elevate our data ingestion and pipeline processing that emphasizes high performance & optimize map-reduce designs to support even faster, higher volume, delivery of actionable data for our stakeholders.

About the job:
  • Own core components of data ingestion and integration processing that intakes ~40 billon events per hour with data volume in excess of 6TB per hour
  • Design and implement new features and enhancements to our data platform to advance component architecture towards strategic data governance/management objectives
  • Collaborate with high frequency/low latency design experts to perform in-depth analysis and optimization of data pipeline components; ensure smooth execution within strict time and resource limitations
  • Work closely with product stakeholders and users to understand data and reporting requirements
  • Prioritize bug fixes to ensure critical up-time and reliability of systems
  • Serve as a mentor and guide for other team members
About your skills and experience:
  • BA/BS/MS degree and 7+ years of experience (Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred)
  • Experience with Big Data and distributed systems using technologies such as Hadoop, Hbase, Spark, Python, Java and Scala
  • Demonstrated track record of working with large scale data deployments and/or high frequency/low latency projects
  • Familiar with Enterprise Data Management and Governance practices; Data Architecture methodologies are a plus.
More about you:
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools

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