What you’ll be doing:

We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer who can help architect robust backend systems that support our product offerings, including a real-time analytics system as well as an industry search engine that play a mission-critical role for some of the world’s largest publishers, media companies, and technology companies.

  • Work side-by-side with our engineers to implement scalable and reliable strategies to enhance Moat’s ability to take on our next 10X increase in traffic.
  • Take part in pushing billions of transactions per day through probabilistic data structures.
  • Working with columnar databases and advanced PostgreSQL features to improve performance of analytical workloads.
  • Safeguarding the security of hundreds of thousands of web sites.
  • Collaborating with Amazon developers and helping to shape the product roadmap of several AWS services. 
  • Scaling a global web crawler to help transform unstructured web data to structured data. 
  • Managing hundreds of EC2 instances
  • Help design and engineer the architecture for scalability, high availability, performance, flexibility, operational efficiency, security and maintainability.

What we’re looking for:

Because we work on the cutting edge of many technologies, we need someone who is a creative problem solver, highly resourceful in getting things done, and productive working both independently and collaboratively.  Other responsibilities will include: 

  • Awesome backend engineers with 4-6 years of professional experience
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other complex discipline.
  • Advanced coding skills in one (or all) of the following: Python, C, C++, Shell and Unix.
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience with network protocols, relational or analytic databases, and AWS.
  • Candidates with experience in differential equations, statistics, I/O event notification mechanisms, DNS strategies and colocation strategies would be highly attractive.

About you:

  • You are passionate about and thrive in a fast paced culture.
  • You love sharing your knowledge and learning about new technologies.
  • You are the type of person who takes risks when looking for novel and creative solutions to complex problems.
  • You continue to reach higher because you want to make greatness happen.
  • You care about solving big, systemic problem and look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build complete and long-term solutions.

About Moat

Moat is a New York-based SaaS analytics company focused on building products for brand advertisers and premium publishers. Our offerings include Moat Analytics, an attention measurement platform that provides analytics and insights on ad campaigns for publishers and advertisers, and Moat Pro, an ad intelligence platform that allows markets to research trends in the online advertising industry. 

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