[Hiring] Senior Backend Engineer at ID5

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 3, 2024
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  • Experience
    3 Years
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Job Description

ID5 enables addressable and measurable advertising to support the growth of the digital economy and provide free and safe access to content and services. Technical changes, signal loss, and increasingly more stringent data protection regulations require new, advanced technologies that enable audience addressability while respecting people’s privacy preferences.

ID5 has risen to this challenge and developed solutions that support publishers’ and marketers’ need for better addressability. Its laser focus on Identity sets it apart from competitive solutions and enables the company to offer the most advanced and sophisticated identity services to over 100,000 media properties, and hundreds of technology platforms and advertisers, making it the most adopted identity solution in the market.

Role Overview

We’re on the lookout for a talented and driven Senior Java Backend Engineer who also harbours a passion for JavaScript in the Browser, to bolster our engineering team. Our Java APIs handle billions of requests per day, facilitating seamless integrations between our customers, including media owners, adtech partners, and media buyers. These integrations support a wide range of essential use cases such as audience profiling, targeting, retargeting, data activation, campaign optimization, frequency capping, and measurement with attribution. As a Java Engineer you will be a central part of our small team implementing features in our Java and JavaScript APIs. This is an exciting opportunity to shape our architecture and contribute to the growth and success of our company

Key Responsibilities:

  • You’ll collaborate closely with our dynamic team of Java, Data, Machine Learning, and infrastructure engineers, alongside our innovative product team, to spearhead design and implementation of both Java and JavaScript features
  • Enhance the scalability of our JVM-based backend by leveraging robust technologies such as Apache Cassandra, Aerospike, OpenSearch, and Kafka. These tools empower us to seamlessly manage an order of magnitude increase in traffic volume, ensuring reliable and scalable processing capabilities
  • Engage actively in code reviews, taking on dual roles as both a reviewer and a submitter. This collaborative approach ensures high-quality code, fosters knowledge sharing, and strengthens our collective expertise
  • You play a pivotal role in driving automation, fine-tuning, enhancing observability, and ensuring reproducibility across our platform. Your contributions are instrumental in maintaining the platform’s excellence and reliability

Key Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of work experience, preferably in a highly scalable technology environment
  • An educational background in Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar quantitative field experience
  • Experience as a backend engineer for http or data processing in Java or another language of the JVM (Groovy, Scala, Kotlin, etc)
  • Real world experience with JavaScript and its APIs in the Browser, No-SQL databases (ideally Cassandra, Aerospike) and DevOps practices
  • Enjoys collaborating with others remotely and has excellent communication skills
  • Loves learning about new technologies, related tools and the business models behind that to grow the product and development environment
  • Comfort working in a small team while using a highly agile and iterative software development process
  • A passion for exploring innovative technologies and associated tools to enhance the company’s product and development ecosystem, fostering growth

What we offer to our talent

  • Remote working: you can work from anywhere in the world
  • A competitive compensation package, including stock options in ID5
  • WeWork membership and option to work from different WeWork locations
  • Regular offsites to enjoy face-to-face time and to bond further with your colleagues
  • A dynamic environment that offers room for growth and development to all employees
  • A friendly, international, and multicultural team
  • We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are passionate about creating an inclusive environment in which all employees can thrive

More about ID5

Launched in September 2017, ID5 currently employs 50 people and works with premium publishers, ad tech platforms, and advertisers globally. Built to improve addressability across all digital advertising environments, ID5 has rapidly established itself as the most adopted identity solution in the market, prevailing over larger and more established companies thanks to its unique position and focus on providing the best identification and data protection technology.

The company is backed by financial and strategic industry investors who believe in ID5’s vision and plan. This investment has allowed ID5 to expand the business, increase its footprint globally, and hire the best talent to support its ambitious growth plans.Recognized as one of the most outstanding employers by Digiday’s WorkLife Awards 2023, ID5 is a remote-first company, allowing employees to work from different locations and time zones indefinitely. We equip our team with all the tools needed to perform their work remotely, and we ensure people bond and stay connected thanks to regular all-hands meetings, communication tools such as Slack and Zoom, and by organizing regular offsites around the world.

We also offer WeWork membership for those who prefer not to work from home, and allow individuals to move across different WeWork locations.

More details about our remote-first organization here:https://www.linkedin.com/posts/mathieuroche_team-remotework-remoteworklife-activity- 6927642580742504449-KbhL