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Senior/Staff Data Engineer



Data Science
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 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.
We're looking to add Senior and Staff Data Engineers to our data science team! This team works on solving complex problems for StackAdapt's digital advertising platform. You'll be working directly with our data scientists, data engineers, Engineering team, and CTO on building pipelines and ad optimization models. With databases that process millions of requests per second, there's no shortage of data and problems to tackle.
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StackAdapt is a Remote First company, and we are open to candidates located anywhere in North America for this position.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design modular and scalable real time data pipelines to handle huge datasets
  • Suggest, implement, and coordinate architectural improvements for big data ML pipelines
  • Understand and implement custom ML algorithms in a low latency environment
  • Work on microservice architectures that run training, inference, and monitoring on thousands of ML models concurrently

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Have the ability to take an ambiguously defined task, and break it down into actionable steps
  • Ability to follow through complex projects to completion, both by independent implementation and by coordinating others
  • Have deep understanding of algorithm and software design, concurrency, and data structures
  • Experience in implementing probabilistic or machine learning algorithms
  • Experience in designing scalable distributed systems
  • A high GPA from a well-respected Computer Science program or equivalent experience in a competitive, innovative, tech company
  • Enjoy working in a friendly, collaborative environment with others

StackAdapters enjoy:

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • RRSP matching
  • 3 weeks vacation + 3 personal care days + 1 Culture & Belief day + birthdays off
  • Access to a comprehensive mental health care platform
  • Health 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!
If this role speaks to you then please apply - we'd love to speak with you. Due to a high volume of interest, only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
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®