Senior Software Developer

Go2Mobi (ConvertStar Inc.)

July 29, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

We’re Go2mobi, a mobile audience targeting platform with offices in Victoria & Vancouver ( We’re looking for a Senior Software Developer to research, architect, build and improve its mobile advertising real-time bidding system and Data Management Platform (DMP).

Join our pioneering tech team and work on systems that handle half a million requests per second with millisecond response times and analyze tens of terabytes of new data each day.

From prototype to production, you'll be responsible for each step of the development lifecycle. You'll be working on extremely tough challenges that require innovative out-of-the-box thinking. We’re looking for a technology polyglot who can learn new languages and technologies quickly and on the fly. This is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the mobile advertising industry.

Job Summary: 

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect, build and scale systems using Go, Python, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • Lead, mentor and nurture the development of our junior Developers
  • Assist tech and business teams to gather and refine product requirements
  • Build fast and stable systems that solve tough architectural challenges
  • Build, deploy and monitor systems in an agile DevOps-driven environment
  • Evaluate and learn new languages and technologies quickly as required

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience architecting and building scalable and stable systems
  • Skilled in troubleshooting defects and performance of systems at scale
  • Experience with leading teams and a desire to mentor junior Developers
  • Experience using or leading Scrum / Agile development process
  • Familiarity with Go, Python, Ruby, Redis, PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (EC2, EMR, S3, Redshift)
  • Familiarity with Linux system administration
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced, startup environment – taking ownership and initiative is a must.  We’re not going to micromanage you.

The Fine Print

  • While working hours are flexible, we require a commitment of 40 hrs/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
How To Apply: 

Please send your cover letter, resume, LinkedIn, Github and anything else you feel exemplifies you as a developer to (please reference the posting title in the subject line).

While we thank you for your interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted