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Senior Software Engineer - Backend - Creative Engineering Team

New York, New York



Xandr’s mission is to make advertising matter. Creatives (or digital ads) are an important part of this mission as they are what consumers see. We build products that provide consumers with positive, safe ad experiences, and we build industry-leading powerful, intuitive workflows that enable advertisers to successfully execute on their objectives.

About the job:

Xandr is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the Creative team. Our backend systems power our customer-facing UI’s and enable real-time transformation and rendering of creatives. We strive to keep latency low and drive performance higher, without sacrificing code and system maintainability.
The ideal candidate recognizes that the backend is only one part of a complete solution and prioritizes delivering a truly impactful product to our customers. We strongly believe that collaboration enables better products, so you will work closely with Product Managers and other Engineers to bring products from inception to production.

- Lead large cross-functional projects that have a significant impact on our business
- Lead architecture design reviews and conduct code reviews to ensure the quality of the products we deliver
- Mentor other Engineers on designing robust architectures and implementing maintainable code
- Drive adoption of new paradigms and tooling to enhance our development process
- Participate in organization-wide discussions to share knowledge and best practices with the broader engineering community


- 5+ years of experience building software professionally
- Significant experience with one or more of the following: C, Golang, Java, Python
- Experience planning and leading cross-functional projects, spanning multiple components, that deliver high-quality products on time
- Experience with other parts of our technology stack preferred: Kafka, Kubernetes, GraphQL
- Experience with databases preferred: MySQL, Cassandra (or similar)
- Experience building and scaling distributed systems preferred

Job ID 2005341X Date posted 01/29/2020
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