Having already assembled an exceptionally skilled, diverse and passionate team of developers and data scientists, we are looking for world-class engineers that can lead the scale out of our adserver platform.  Our stack is based on DFP and AppNexus.  Given our unique location targeting capabilities, we extend these platforms to deliver completely unique capabilities.  Our culture breeds excellence and embraces creativity as we look to innovate and drive our business forward.  If you have a passion for imagining and building technology solutions that will make an immediate impact in an untapped space, we want to talk to you!

The Role:

As a senior member of our Engineering team, you will own the design, development / integration and support of the next generation PlaceIQ Mobile Platform.  Along with the technical chops necessary to build and deploy robust, high-performance, always available services that will scale to our clients’ needs, the ideal candidate will bring the right mix of creativity and development discipline to expand the standards of excellence that our Engineers and Data Scientists have already set.
We are looking for candidates with experience deploying and customizing sophisticated ad platforms.  The ideal candidate will have experience with an adserver and have a very solid functional understanding of ad operations in addition to the technical chops to extend the system and rapidly debug system issues.
At PlaceIQ, we empower our team members to extend beyond traditional functional boundaries so that we can build game-changing products.  Our Engineers will be the heart of Ops in developing and maintaining flexible services.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field
  • 3-5 years experience deploying and extending mobile/display ad serving platforms
  • Full lifecycle development experience building high performance/low latency client-server architectures
  • Experience with full web stack – database, app server, Tomcat, RESTful services
  • Ad tech experience – solid functional understanding of ad server flow, protocols etc.
  • Experience in UNIX/Linux environments
  • Solid foundation in computer science fundamentals from data structures and algorithms to high-level design patterns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DFP administration and support
  • Exposure to real-time bidding (high frequency trading/telecom) technologies is a big plus

This position is located in New York, NY.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate on experience.

About PlaceIQ

Summary of your startupLeading CPG, retail, automotive, entertainment, consumer electronics, and other national brands and their agencies rely on PlaceIQ’s patented technology and suite of consumer discovery, engagement and activation solutions to engage with the right consumers and lead them to desired brand actions and destinations at unbeatable scale. PlaceIQ’s Place Visit Rate (PVR™) is already the standard for measuring real-world, in-store ROI, quantifying the value and effectiveness of advertising, targeting and messaging. The company is headquartered in New York City and has offices in Palo Alto, Chicago, Detroit, and Boulder.

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