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Software Engineer

TripleLift, Kitchener/Waterloo, Canada

The Evolution of Display


About TripleLift

TripleLift is the advertising technology company reinventing ad placement at the intersection of creative, media and data. Our marketplace serves the world’s leading brands, publishers, streaming companies and demand-side platforms, executing over 1 trillion ad transactions every month. Customers choose us because of our addressable offerings from native to online video to connected television, innovations that insert brands into content in real-time, and supportive experts dedicated to maximizing partner performance.

Part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio, TripleLift has appeared on both the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for five consecutive years, has been named to Business Insider’s list of Hottest Ad Tech Companies for three straight years and was awarded Most Innovative TV Advertising Technology by AdExchanger in 2021. Find out how TripleLift is shaping the future of advertising at triplelift.com.

The Role

TripleLift is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our team full time. We are a fast growing startup in the advertising technology sector, trying to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing the industry. As an exchange engineer, you will be responsible for improving our exchange that’s handling billions of ad requests a day and quickly growing, optimizing our real time bidding logic, and enhancing our computer vision and image resizing technology that handles millions of unique image combinations a day.

Responsibilities

  • Own a mission critical codebase that’s at the heart of TripleLift’s value proposition;
  • Write maintainable and well tested code that will be executed billions of times a day and needs to respond in hundreds of milliseconds;
  • Manage and actively monitor the health of our exchange which runs globally across multiple AWS regions and data centers;
  • Research and implement cutting edge technologies that improve the performance of our exchange;
  • Design systems for scale that can handle an order of magnitude growth in traffic;
  • Mentor and coach others on the engineer team around Java and distributed systems best practices.

Desired Skills and Attributes

  • Experience in building out high performance APIs and services leveraging Java, experience with Netty and event-driven, non blocking applications is a bonus;
  • Experience working on large scale systems and network heavy systems capable of handling billions of HTTP requests a day;
  • Familiarity with in-memory key value stores such as Memcache, Redis or Aerospike
  • Comfortable working with queues or other messaging systems such as RabbitMQ or Apache Kafka
  • Comfortable taking ownership of projects and showcasing key accomplishments;
  • Strives for continued learning opportunities to build upon craft;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal oversight;
  • Ability to accept feedback and constructive critique positively;
  • Solid understanding of different design patterns and their associated tradeoffs;
  • Extremely strong and demonstrable work ethic.

Core Technologies

  • Java 8 & Netty to power our real time bidding ad exchange & large scale API
  • Apache ZooKeeper & Apache Kafka to power our message bus
  • Memcached & Aerospike as our high speed datastores
  • Amazon Web Services, Terraform, & Ansible to manage our deployment and infrastructure

Experience Requirement

1-3 years of relevant development experience.

Benefits and Company Perks

  • Amazing company culture
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) program
  • Weekly Yoga & Bootcamp
  • Membership to Headspace (Meditation) 

Note: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal labor law of general and nationwide application, including Overtime, Minimum Wages, Child Labor Protections, and the Equal Pay Act. This role is a FLSA exempt role.

Awards

We love celebrating our achievements. They remind us of our contributions making advertising work for everyone, and the TripleLifters who make it all possible. TripleLift is proud to be recognized by Digiday for our best-in-class ad technology, as a Best Workplace for our culture and benefits and among the Best in Business for our innovations and positive impact on the industry by Inc.

To check out more of our awards and distinctions, please visit https://triplelift.com/ideas/#distinctions

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility at TripleLift 

At TripleLift, we believe in the power of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. Our culture enables individuals to share their uniqueness and contribute as part of a team. With our DEIA initiatives, TripleLift is a place that works for you, and where you can feel a sense of belonging. At TripleLift, we will consider and champion all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition, veteran, marital, or any other status protected by law. TripleLift is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

TripleLift does not accept unsolicited resumes from any type of recruitment search firm. Any resume submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of TripleLift and no fee shall be due.

About TripleLift

About us TripleLift makes native programmatic simple, scalable, and effective. Leveraging pioneering computer vision technology, TripleLift seamlessly transforms content like images and video into engaging in-feed native ads that match the unique look and feel of a publisher’s website. Accessible via the industry’s first and largest real-time, native programmatic exchange, TripleLift helps marketers reach millions of consumers across any device, at scale. Since 2012, TripleLift has delivered meaningful results for some of the world’s biggest brands through what it calls the next evolution of display advising. TripleLift was named 212 NYC and The New York Times Ad Tech Startup of the Year, joined the Forbes list of Most Promising Companies in America in 2015 and was named one of Crain's New York Business's Best Places to Work in NYC. For more information, please visit http://www.triplelift.com.

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