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Senior Software Engineer (Golang), Samsung Ads

Company: Samsung Electronics America
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary

Samsung Ads is an advanced Advertising Technology Company in rapid growth that focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences. The Ad industry is expanding at a tremendous pace, Samsung Ads revenue has increased 200% year over year, and has plans to triple its revenue in 2022. If you are looking for growth and cutting edge tech this is the right time to join us and contribute towards the next chapter of our organization. We handle -1,000,000 requests per second and over one billion per day across multiple data centers, a response time of under 100ms and manages an inventory of -10,000 active ads for -250 concurrent campaigns driving tens of millions of dollars in monthly revenue; generating -600,000,000 ad impressions daily and supports ad operators from all around the world in multiple currencies and languages.

Our new team will be responsible for managing, growing and optimizing access to our high-quality programmatic ads supply. Our tech stack includes Erlang, Go, and C code with a mixture of OTP, HAProxy, Nginx, ScyllaDB, Kafka and Athena technologies. We are also using Docker and Kubernetes on our AWS stack.

We are looking for talented, driven and passionate Senior Software Engineers skilled in Golang.

All positions are Regular Full-Time and based out of Mountain View, CA, Los Angeles, CA, or Plano, TX. We are also hiring for full remote positions based anywhere in the United States.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Senior Go Developer, you will be responsible for designing, building, deploying, and maintaining components in our distributed real-time bidding system, a system that gets a high volume of traffic. This involves measuring and tuning high-performance, low-latency (soft-real-time) systems while working towards improved robustness and correctness along with the following:

  • Maintaining and improving existing services which includes actively trying to pay back technical debt and extending their functionality
  • Participating in the design, implementation and testing of new services
  • Investigating and fixing performance issues throughout our systems which include our services, dependencies and kernel usage
  • Guiding the direction of our technology stack to improve performance, scalability and maintainability
  • Mentoring and growing the team through various channels (code review, talks, discussions, etc.)
  • Contributing to open source software to improve our external dependencies
  • Fleshing out and iterate on requirements in collaboration with the product team
    Skills and Qualifications

    We believe these are the skills and experience to succeed in this role:

    • At least 6 years of experience as a full-time software engineer, with at least 1 years experience in functional programming or in Go and/or C
    • Have a solid foundation in systems programming, computer science and software engineering
    • Collaborative spirit with a willingness to mentor others
    • Curious mind that enjoys building things and appreciating the craftsmanship in software
    • Interest in mentoring, guiding and teaching junior developers; previous experience as a lead with direct reports, an asset
      Strong candidates will also have the following skills and experience:

      • Experience in designing and building high traffic distributed systems
      • Familiarity and experience following Agile methodologies such as Scrum
      • Experience mentoring and guiding junior developers
      • Previous experience as a lead with direct reports
      • Experience with Code Version tools like Git and collaboration tools like JIRA

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Keywords: Samsung Electronics America, Mountain View , Senior Software Engineer (Golang), Samsung Ads, Other , Mountain View, California

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