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Sr Software Engineer in Test - Dermand Side Platform

New York, New York



At Xandr, our data is our life line - we can only be as good as our data, and great data is critical for business success. Our data pipeline processes tens of billions of log records a day (more than 150TB of data) generated by our real-time Bidding Engines and Ad Serving Platform. This data is used to generate aggregated analytics reports, pace spend accurately, and drive optimization engines. Our Engineering Team builds technology that identifies and analyzes relevant data to match buyers and sellers such that they each achieve their business initiatives. To do this, Engineers’ partner with our Data Science team to implement, test and deploy probability-based heuristics and intuitive, high-performance, real-time solutions for our diverse client base. This is an energizing community of engineers that is committed to building dependable products – the software and systems being built drive our real-time bidding business with a multitude of other core initiatives for Xandr.

About the job:

Xandr has a very fast-paced software development life-cycle, we’re on the hunt for a Senior Software Engineer in Test who wants to play a critical role in driving and automating the quality of Xandr features, functions, products and platforms. You will be responsible for driving all automated test and quality activities within a strategic software development team. You will strive to detect and fix every bug as close to generation of that bug as possible by encouraging team members to test their code at all levels. You will develop test tools to make testing as efficient as possible. Beyond the code, you will partner with the Product Team and Support Team to deeply understand how our customer use our products and set up the checks and balances that protect our customers from seeing bugs.

You will:

• Develop Automated Testing Frameworks to cover our back-end components individually and the whole system from end to end
• Automate and emulate various components
• Develop A/B testing frameworks to compare results by splitting traffic
• Develop regression testing frameworks
• Perform other automated testing work as required
• Provide direction and leadership to the team in the testing area


  • 5+ years industry experience writing software for production systems
• 2+ years of software test automation and framework development experience
• Proficiency in multiple languages, especially Java and Python, and proven ability to pick up new languages
• Strong cross-functional collaboration experience with stakeholders – understanding their needs, and building solutions that solve their problems
• Experience mentoring fellow Software Engineers

More about you:

• You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
• You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
• You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
• You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools
Job ID 2002580X Date posted 01/29/2020
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