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Software Engineer, Infrastructure Engineering (Intermediate/Senior)



Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023
StackAdapt is a self-serve advertising platform that specializes in multi-channel solutions including native, display, video, connected TV, audio, in-game, and digital out-of-home ads. We empower hundreds of digitally-focused companies to deliver outcomes and exceptional campaign performance everyday. StackAdapt was founded with a vision to be more than an advertising platform, it’s a hub of innovation, imagination and creativity.
StackAdapt is the no. 1 performing programmatic advertising platform helping brands accelerate customer engagement and acquisition. This state-of-the-art platform is where some of the most progressive work in machine learning meets cutting-edge user experience.
Ranking the highest in performance by G2 Crowd for the fourth time, we're one of the fastest growing companies in Canada and ranks 6th in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 ranking and 23rd in Fast 500 in North America.
Our real-time advertising bidding system handles over 3,000,000 requests per second and stores several terabytes of data every day. Our technologies include Go, Ruby on Rails, Aerospike, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kafka, RocksDB, Redshift, ScyllaDB, GraphQL and others. We're not afraid to test and try new technologies.
The Infrastructure Team:
The Infrastructure team is designing, implementing, and maintaining a robust and scalable infrastructure foundation that supports the operation of our applications and services while working in tandem with the DevOps engineering team. The team plays a crucial role in ensuring the availability, security, and performance of our cloud-based systems and strives to architect and optimize the network, storage, and server infrastructure, leveraging the latest AWS technologies and best practices. The goal is to empower the DevOps team to rapidly develop and deploy innovative software solutions that meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders while maintaining the highest standards of security and reliability in the cloud environment.
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StackAdapt is a Remote First company, we are open to candidates located anywhere in North America for this position.

What you'll be doing:

  • Enhance our AWS infrastructure with the latest best practices
  • Oversee and manage critical databases leverage by other engineering teams
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure services used by other engineers to manage, deploy and scale infrastructure
  • Setup tools and automation for infrastructure as code, intrusion/malware detection, business continuity, and disaster/recovery planning
  • Conduct security reviews for new projects, technologies, and services
  • Create infrastructure and security guidance, procedures, and documentation

We'll be reaching out to candidates that have:

  • At least 4 years experience in Infrastructure/Cloud/Backend engineering
  • At least 3 years experience with AWS, or other Cloud provider
  • Strong programming, system design and scripting skills
  • Experience with Database management is an asset
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure as a code and application/network security
  • Experience setting up complex AWS environments with Terraform
  • Experience with as many of our existing technologies is a large plus: Terraform, Vault, Nomad, Packer, Vagrant, Boundary, Consul, Waypoint, Redis, Aerospike, Go, ScyllaDB, Elasticsearch, RDS, Grafana, Prometheus, Kafka, Envoy, Nginx

StackAdapters Enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • RRSP matching
  • 3 weeks vacation + 3 personal care days + 1 Culture & Belief day + birthdays off
  • Access to a comprehensive mental health care platform
  • Full benefits from day one of employment
  • Work from home reimbursements
  • Optional global WeWork membership for those who want a change from their home office
  • Robust training and onboarding program
  • Coverage and support of personal development initiatives (conferences, courses, etc)
  • Access to StackAdapt programmatic courses and certifications to support continuous learning
  • Mentorship opportunities with industry leaders
  • An awesome parental leave policy
  • A friendly, welcoming, and supportive culture
  • Our social and team events!
StackAdapt is a diverse and inclusive team of collaborative, hardworking individuals trying to make a dent in the universe. No matter who you are, where you are from, who you love, follow in faith, disability (or superpower) status, ethnicity, or the gender you identify with (if you’re comfortable, let us know your pronouns), you are welcome at StackAdapt. If you have any requests or requirements to support you throughout any part of the interview process, please let our Talent team know.
About StackAdapt
We've been recognized for our diverse and supportive workplace, high performing campaigns, award-winning customer service, and innovation. We've been awarded:
2024 Best Workplaces for Women and in Canada by Great Place to Work®