API & Web App Engineer

Moat, New York

Measuring real-time Attention Analytics over 19 billion times per day

About Moat

We help brands and media companies push the envelope on privacy-friendly models of advertising, help them make sound product decisions that involve running fewer ads, help make their ads load faster, fight botnets, and strive to de-fund fake news. We are a New York City-headquartered startup with a mission to help the world's top publishers and marketers make smarter decisions through real-­time data. Our analytics and intelligence software is used by The New York Times, Condé Nast, Kellogg's, P&G, Spotify, and hundreds of other major platforms and advertisers, and we have unique measurement integrations into Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube.
About the Opportunity
  • Architect and build low-latency, fault-tolerant applications to improve site availability and uptime.
  • Work with large data sets from some of the largest and well-known publishers and advertisers in the world.
  • Use test-driven development in order to help us write robust solutions to complex problems.
  • Harden existing application code and ensure new code meets strict security standards.
  • Ability to construct and analyze relational database queries to extract insightful data from large datasets for use in the API.
  • Improve API performance by utilizing caching, such as Redis or a similar key/val store.

 About You

  • Solid understanding of good object-oriented design, both in theory and practice.
  • Experience with programming in PHP 7.
  • Experience using a debugger such as Xdebug to walk through execution of a PHP application is a big plus.
  • Familiarity with MVC frameworks such as Cake, Symfony, Laravel or Zend.


All offers for employment with Moat are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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About Moat

Moat is a brand intelligence and SaaS analytics company focused on transforming digital advertising through their two products: Moat Analytics and Moat Pro.


Want to learn more about Moat? Visit Moat's website.