The Billing, Invoicing and Financial Systems (BIFS) team at AppNexus is responsible for clearing billions of dollars through the platform and accounting for every penny attributed to our buyers, sellers and third-party entities. This spans multiple domain areas like auction time pricing contract, big data MR billing and clearing batch processing jobs, reporting and invoicing, and financial applications that integrate with ERP, data warehouse within AppNexus, Salesforce systems and other external business systems.
The BIFS team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer as an individual contributor with significant technical leadership to help drive and scale the billing and financial clearing systems at AppNexus. The role requires technical prowess in or ability to quickly learn a multitude of technologies. The engineer will work on site, in AppNexus’ New York office, in close collaboration with the transaction logic and data pipeline teams, product for commercial features, cross functional teams like Salesforce and stakeholders like Finance.
About the job:
Design and develop reliable, scalable and testable big data jobs, APIs and applications
Collaborate with a cross-functional teams with versatility in diverse technology backgrounds
Participate in all stages of the SDLC, from design and development, to deployment and maintenance
Work closely with Product, stakeholders, and users
Deep understanding of how work drives commercial and financial business outcomes
Serve as a mentor and guide for other team members
About your skills and experience:
BA/BS degree and 5+ years of experience OR MS degree and 3+ years of experience in software engineering (Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred)
Solid experience in Java and a willingness to learn and develop in Python, Scala, C#, PHP etc.
Experience with big data MR job processing technologies
Experience building REST APIs, web services and business applications that scale
Preferred experience with frameworks like Play / Dropwizard, ORM's, Flask, Swagger, Zend etc.
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