Senior Software Engineer

Go2Mobi (ConvertStar Inc.)

February 14, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Looking for a new opportunity within a fast-paced rapidly growing local tech company? We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to research and build our services to grow our mobile advertising real-time bidding systems. We pride ourselves on being a tight-knit, hard working crew whose mission is to build advertising technology that media buyers love.  The Senior Software Engineer will be a super high performer, stable (solid like a rock stable) and be a part of our pioneering tech team that builds supports and systems to currently handle over 350,000 requests per second with response times under 50ms.


Job Summary: 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop scalable systems using Python, Go, Lua, Redis and PostgreSQL
  • Lead and nurture the development of our more junior Engineers
  • Build fast and stable systems that solve tough architectural and scaling issues
  • Assist tech and business teams in gathering and refining product requirements
  • Build, deploy, monitor and refine systems in an agile DevOps-driven environment

From prototyping to deployment, you'll be responsible for each step of the process. You'll be working on innovative projects we haven’t even dreamed of yet, and generally making sure our clients are getting the best experience in the industry. This is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the mobile advertising industry.

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience building scalable and stable systems
  • Proven project experience with Python, PostgreSQL, MySQL and Redis
  • Experience leading teams and a desire to mentor more junior Engineers
  • Experience writing software in Go, Ruby, Lua, or Java an asset
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (EC2, EMR, S3, Redshift) an asset
  • Interest and knowledge in machine learning and data science is a plus
  • Ability to work in an iterative, agile and test-driven environment
  • Skilled in troubleshooting defects and performance of systems at scale
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced, startup environment – taking ownership and initiative is a must.  We’re not going to micromanage you.
How To Apply: 

The Fine Print:

  • While the hours you work are reasonably flexible, we’d need a commitment of 40 hrs/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Please use the upload function or send your resume and cover letter, quoting the job title to
  • While we thank you for you for your interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Posting Closes: March 10, 2015