Senior Software Developer

NY, United States
Experience: Senior, Lead

At AppNexus, data analysis and forecasting is our bread and butter – we process, inspect and analyze billions of ad events nightly to provide unparalleled forecasting for some of the world’s top publishers. Our platform must constantly evolve, and we’re searching for an engineer to assist in handling these Internet-scale problems. The candidate will need to keep abreast of the latest technologies for handling large data problems and be able determine applicability quickly. A background in mathematics or machine learning is also preferred.

About the team:

The Louisville team is focused on developing our Publisher platforms, including the industry-leading AppNexus Yieldex Analytics product. This platform provides inventory management, forecasting, and satisfies guaranteed advertising sales needs for the world’s largest digital publishers. We're proud of our highly collaborative, results-oriented, drama-free work environment. Every day we grapple with fascinating software architecture questions on a global platform that operates at massive scale. Our goal is to provide a collaborative work environment so you can write the best software of your career.

About the job:

  • Operate as a technical leader and be able to switch between individual contributor and mentor roles with ease
  • Write high performance code where microseconds matter
  • Design and implement large scale computing solutions, with the ability to think at a macro level
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to realize and implement the next evolution of our forecasting and analytics platform
  • Identify opportunities to apply machine learning methodologies to solve new problems

About your skills and experience:

  • BA/BS degree and 4+ years of software engineering experience (degree in Computer Science and/or minor in Math is preferred)
  • Experience with designing and implementing web-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with batch and stream processing frameworks
  • Detailed knowledge of Java
  • Experience with machine learning

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
- See more at: https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/careers/open-roles?cjobid=AB507791418#sthash.6WSr8WLd.dpuf

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