Tech Lead and Manager, Real-time Team Quantcast
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We seek a technical lead and manager to design and build the software stack for a distributed, high-performance system that handles upwards of 500k transactions per second and faces dramatic scaling and latency requirements going forward.
A leader in this role will be absolutely vital to our organization, managing a team of brilliant engineers and owning the core execution engine that generates millions in revenue. You will be a thought leader within the company, possessing tremendous technical decision-making latitude and impact that is second to none (not to mention the career/upside components of working for a burgeoning company such as Quantcast).
As a nimble, technology-driven company, Quantcast prides itself on its engineering organization and culture. The ideal candidate will be a natural emblem of this mindset, managing an elite group that works at the bleeding edge of the game-changing real-time ad bidding ecosystem and develops core infrastructure software to advance our business and, where possible, to give back to the community (http://quantcast.github.com/qfs/).
Define an Industry. Real-time Bidding is revolutionizing digital display advertising and growing at an unimaginable pace. Quantcast?s Realtime Platform is the most sophisticated bidding system in the industry, efficiently handling 20 billion live auction events each day with millisecond latencies.
Make an impact. Quantcast produces world-class analytics and advertising platforms with a small engineering team. You will own the entire system that serves as the backbone for our major revenue-driving business, Performance Lookalikes. Your impact will be much higher here than at a large company.
Manage a great team. We hire the best and the brightest. This is a great chance to grow your professional career while managing a wonderfully talented group and staying hands-on technically.
Start fresh. We are growing fast and need new technology. Take this opportunity to start and grow new ideas.
Great timing. We are a fast growing pre-IPO technocracy. It?s a rush, don?t miss it.
Contribute to building a world-class RTB platform that handles up to 500k transactions per second. Design, develop, and optimize a highly scalable, globally distributed, low-latency data processing platform.
Innovate with new designs to support real-time targeting decisions. Apply proprietary Quantcast data and machine learning to ad campaigns and interface with 3rd party ad systems in real-time.
Manage and lead a tight-knit team of passionate software engineers. You will own the entire platform, grow and mentor your team, and direct engineering resources to achieve success.
Extensive development experience in high performance HTTP application design and implementation
Excellent understanding of performance, scalability and reliability problems at large scale
Proven ability to lead a small team and manage projects to tight deadlines
Excellent development skills in C/C++ or Java
Excellent knowledge of Linux systems and networking protocols
BS or MS in related field
Quantcast measures and organizes the world's audiences in real-time so advertisers can connect with the people who matter most to them. Ranked Fast Company's # 3 Most Innovative Company on the Web, the company is used by the world's leading media agencies, hundreds of major marketers and millions of global web destinations including thousands of the world's best known sites. Quantcast connects the planning, buying, and media fulfillment processes, delivering unparalleled advertising performance at exceptional scale. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and Cisco Systems. Come Get Quantified? at www.quantcast.com.
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