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Senior Software Engineer - Planning



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, March 9, 2024
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.
Engineering at StackAdapt:
As an Engineer at StackAdapt, you will be directly involved in the development of our advertising platform, producing production level code that will have a direct impact on the success of our product. You will work with large data sets and have exposure to modern tech stacks around GoLang, Ruby on Rails, React, GraphQL and more. StackAdapt’s engineering organization believes in working collaboratively and cross functionally. You will get the opportunity to work in a diverse and flexible culture with dedicated career paths to help you succeed.
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About the Planning Team:
The Planning team is focused on building a planning experience that empowers users to forecast campaigns with precision, ensuring their plans align seamlessly with actual campaign outcomes. A lot of our work is focused on front-end platform engineering, crafting great UX and finding effective ways to visualize our data through graphs & maps.
StackAdapt is a Remote First company, we are open to candidates located anywhere in North America for this position.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Plays a key role in consistently advising the team on pragmatic technical approaches to problems that encourage engineering excellence and developer happiness
  • Can structure coherent and iterative actionable plans toward delivering effective solutions across the planning surface
  • Plans ahead by strategically architecting scalable web APIs, component libraries and backend systems that serve the team roadmap goals
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from Data Science, Product & Design and other senior engineers across the organization to identify and solve technical challenges that drive impact across teams
  • Advise teams on technical debt consolidation in ways that efficiently service our business needs
  • Mentor the team and lead by example to uphold software development best practices in addition to conducting rigorous code and tech spec reviews
  • Identify bottle-necks and general system-wide performance issues and offer actionable solutions to address them
  • Be a significant individual contributor and a key asset in delivering critical projects that ultimately bring value to our customers

What You'll Bring To The Table

  • 5+ years of experience building highly performant web applications with outstanding UX
  • Experience collaborating closely with Product & Design to design, implement and iterate on high-impact end-to-end product experiences
  • Knowledge of our full-stack technologies is highly preferred - React, Typescript, GraphQL, Ruby on Rails and Go
  • Extensive experience working with a test-driven approach to writing code with one or more of our core full-stack (or comparable) technologies
  • Experience collaborating closely with Product & Design to design, implement and iterate on high-impact end-to-end product experiences
  • Experience working with relational databases and key-value stores
  • Experience analyzing, benchmarking and optimizing web application performance across the entire stack
  • An appetite for unpacking complexity and simplifying it wherever possible
  • Experience working on large scale Ruby on Rails projects
  • Experience working with visualization libraries (graphs and maps) to render large data sets on a modern web application
  • Knowledge of AWS or other equivalent cloud platforms (GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience in the AdTech industry is a plus

StackAdapters Enjoy

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • RRSP/401K 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®