Senior Software Engineer (Erlang), Samsung Ads

Samsung Electronics

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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Position Summary

Samsung Ads is an advanced Advertising Technology Company in rapid growth that focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences. The Ad industry is expanding at a tremendous pace, Samsung Ads revenue has increased 200% year over year, and has plans to triple its revenue in 2022. If you are looking for growth and cutting edge tech this is the right time to join us and contribute towards the next chapter of our organization. We handle ~1,000,000 requests per second and over one billion per day across multiple data centers, a response time of under 100ms and manages an inventory of ~10,000 active ads for ~250 concurrent campaigns driving tens of millions of dollars in monthly revenue; generating ~600,000,000 ad impressions daily and supports ad operators from all around the world in multiple currencies and languages.

Our new team will be responsible for managing, growing and optimizing access to our high-quality programmatic ads supply. Our tech stack includes Erlang, Go, and C code with a mixture of OTP, HAProxy, Nginx, ScyllaDB, Kafka and Athena technologies. We are also using Docker and Kubernetes on our AWS stack.

We’re assembling a new team centered in Plano, Texas and we are looking for talented, driven and passionate Senior Software Engineers skilled in Erlang.

All positions are Regular Full-Time and based out of Plano, TX. We are also hiring for full remote positions based anywhere in the United States.

Role and Responsibilities

This is a critical role with a range of responsibilities, including:

  • Creating enterprise level distributed server infrastructure for mission-critical operations.
  • Researching and developing algorithms for distributed consensus, replication, consistency, availability and scalability.
  • Making difficult design trade-offs and decisions about features, schedule, quality and cost.
  • Seeking the optimal technology solutions to problems from internal and external options, and applies appropriate methodology to identify issues/concerns.
  • Primary accountability for major elements of a project, determining all tasks that are required, and responsible for project outcome.
  • Designing, developing and/or directing research and tests to validate effect and consequences of designs, process or product enhancements across projects and/or products.
  • Proactively determining measures and standards of success for project, product, and process quality within project teams
  • Some travel may be required (up to 10%)

Skills and Qualifications

We believe these are the skills and experience needed to succeed in the role:

  • At least 6 years of professional experience creating and deploying production-quality sustainable products.
  • Demonstrated experience and competency programming in Erlang required.
  • A solid foundation in systems programming, computer science and software engineering.
  • Collaborative spirit with a willingness to mentor others
  • Curious mind that enjoys building things and appreciating the craftsmanship in software
  • Hands-on experience working in a multithreaded environment

Strong candidates will also have the additional skills and experience:

  • Experience in designing and building high traffic distributed systems
  • Familiarity and experience following Agile methodologies such as Scrum
  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior developers
  • Previous experience as a lead with direct reports
  • Experience with Code Version tools like Git and collaboration tools like JIRA

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