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Senior Software Engineer

Portland, Oregon

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Our Story

Xandr is a technology platform powering one of the largest global Advanced TV and Video advertising marketplaces in the industry. We scale our business as WarnerMedia people who independently build the Xandr platform and brand. For more than a decade, our data insights, premium content, powerful technology, and scaled direct-to-consumer distribution have given us a competitive edge — leading us to improving advertising for all brands, publishers, and consumers.

How do we do this? With talented, passionate people like you! We bring together people from diverse backgrounds and give them an opportunity to bring their ideas to life. Join our community to Make Advertising Better!

The Job

Xandr is a data-enabled technology platform powering a global marketplace for premium advertising. Xandr receives over 5M ad serving requests per second, and our data platform handles 12 billion transacted ad requests per day and 20 terabytes of data per hour.

The Data Platform as a Service (DPaaS) team is responsible for building, managing, and evolving the Xandr data platform to meet the current and future needs of the company. This requires continuous evolution of data platform capabilities using existing and emerging technologies to accelerate development to meet the needs of our customers.

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to extend the next generation of our data orchestration systems and build data pipelines. As an engineer in the DPaaS team, you will develop a clear sense of connection with our organization and leadership - as Data Engineering is the eyes through which our products are seen.

This is a partnership heavy role. As a member of the DPaaS team, you will partner closely with teams in Xandr’s reporting and infrastructure organization.

You Will

  • Design, build and launch efficient and reliable data systems to process data across many platforms including Data Warehouse, online caches, and real-time systems.
  • Write efficient, scalable, testable, and maintainable code for new features and system components.
  • Collaborate with a global, cross-functional team of engineers and product managers to contribute to a variety of projects and technologies depending on needs. Develop, maintain, and evolve end-to-end solutions.
  • Support Xandr production infrastructure, debug, and fix issues in our applications.
  • Prioritize bug fixes to ensure critical up-time of our systems.

You Have

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering and 4+ years of experience in software development.

  • Strong foundation in algorithms and distributed systems.

  • Proficiency in software development concepts and fundamentals.

  • Proficiency in Java or other JVM languages. Scala is a plus.

  • Experience with Big Data systems using technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka.

  • Experience with database systems such as MySQL, Postgres, Vertica, and Snowflake

  • Experience with public clouds offering such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.

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

Our Perks

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Flexible time off including volunteer days, vacation, and holidays
  • Professional development resources and education reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • AT&T internet/phone and HBOMax discounts
  • 401k with company match

Our Culture

Xandr strives to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. Our inclusivity in action includes:

  • Staying connected and embracing this new normal as we work from home - we may be social distancing but we're #InsideTogether
  • Creating meaningful change for our communities and pathways for future generations of diverse talent through our employee volunteerism efforts
  • Sharing insight and stories on what it’s really like to work here
  • Partnering with organizations to support our commitment to women’s advancement in tech
  • Providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, both for interviewees and for employees. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know and we’ll make arrangements


Awards

Xandr, its products and its executives have received several prestigious awards. In 2020 alone, Cablefax's annual The Faxies awards named Xandr’s EVP and GM Innovator of the Year and the Xandr technology organization Tech Team of the Year. In the same year, seven female executives were included in the Cynopsis list of Top Women in Media, and several of its products, innovations and client partnerships were recognized by esteemed outlets globally, including AdExchanger, Digiday, The Drum, ExchangeWire and Cynopsis. Concurrently, the company’s dedication to corporate social responsibility was recognized in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas issue. Xandr was also included on Business Insider's Hottest AdTech Companies list in 2019 and 2018. 

Xandr is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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Job ID 2160421X Date posted 11/29/2021

Benefits

  • Family Policies Family Policies
  • Employee Assistance Program & Wellness Employee Assistance Program & Wellness
  • Travel Insurance Travel Insurance
  • Paid Time Off Paid Time Off
  • Family Lunch Family Lunch
  • Tuition Aid Program Tuition Aid Program
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