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Ad Platform - Lead Software Engineer ( Remote or Hybrid )

Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Location: Paramount
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:Ad Serving Engineering organization within Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution organization is fully responsible for building, enhancing and maintaining the high-performance, distributed, microservice-based Digital Advertising Platform. The platform is charged with the qualification, delivery, and tracking of Digital Advertising campaigns (Video on Demand, Live TV, and innovative interactive ads) across all of Disney online properties, including Hulu and ESPN+.In addition, Ad Serving teams collaborate in the development of supporting components, such as anti-ad fatigue systems, impression counting pipelines, and ad experience flows. We also work on integrations with critical services responsible for the correct pacing, targeting, and selection of ads.As a member of our team, you will apply your knowledge and skills to help us deliver scalable, performant, maintainable, and testable software.On a daily basis you should bring:

  • A willingness and desire to effectively communicate and collaborate across teams and systems.
  • Demonstrated ownership for the projects delivered by your team and department
  • Knowledge of system design and implementation best practices to guide and mentor
  • A passion for mentoring, learning, and adapting to a very dynamic and fast paced environment
  • A proven ability to work with product teams to translate requirements into well-defined technical implementations, as well as the ability to define technical and operational metrics to measure system health
  • A keen eye for potential optimizations and enhancements to our services
  • Kindness and pragmatic optimism.
  • Your unique view and experienceResponsibilities:
    • Writing and reviewing a lot of code and tests
    • Available for a weekly-rotating On-Call support schedule
    • Reading requirements documentation from Product and translating into implementation tickets, and leading the team through execution
    • Defining, reviewing, and documenting software and system designs in a high throughput, low latency microservices environment
    • Enhancing systems' observability with proper metrics, monitors and alerts
    • Delegating tasks to team members, when needed.Basic Qualifications:
      • BS or MS in Computer Science / Engineering or relevant work experience
      • 7+ years of software engineering experience
      • Advanced proficiency with Java, such as understanding heap, multi-threading, profiling
      • Demonstrable analytical / problem solving skills
      • Great communication, collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic with both technical and non-technical audiencesPreferred Qualifications:Comprehensive experience with:
        • SpringBoot and related Spring projects
        • Non-relational database technologies e.g. DynamoDB
        • Redis and/or MemCache
        • Apache Kafka and/or Kinesis
        • AWS or other cloud platform
        • Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes
        • Ad Tech industryAdditional Information:Alternate Location: Remote (working hours would need to closely overlap with PST)DISNEYADSALESDISNEYTECH

Keywords: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, Paramount , Ad Platform - Lead Software Engineer ( Remote or Hybrid ), IT / Software / Systems , Paramount, California

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