API Engineer - Python
At OpenX, our goal is to create an unreasonably awesome workplace in each of our locations.
OpenX is looking for talented and highly motivated senior software engineers to help us innovate and improve our products. You will work in all aspects of agile application development, including our enterprise platform that interfaces with a multitude of services that are depended on to deliver billions of requests per day. Your opinions will be important in all phases of product development, starting from requirements to validation and deployment.
Working on the enterprise platform, you will be working with multiple distributed teams to architect, create, and deliver new features and functionality in order to deliver the best possible advertising experience in the market. You’ll be working with product and UX teams to bring consumer-grade user experience and design to the enterprise. Scalability, performance, and rock-solid reliability are all factors to consider with every line you code.
- Minimum of 5 years of working experience in Python along with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree. As a senior engineer, you’ll own components, processes, and workflows that demand professionalism, excellent communication, teamwork, and documentation skills
- Extensive disciplined skills in an object oriented language, like: Python, Java or C++
- Practical experience and understanding of REST web services
- Experience with Postgres, MySQL or other relational databases
- Have great knowledge of design patterns and software architecture, and be able to whiteboard elegant code at will
- Self motivated and good team player
- Has experience with large scale distributed Database, like ElasticSearch
- Working experience with RabbitMQ
- Fluently speak algorithms and data structures and platforms (Linux)
- Be comfortable using the right tools and languages for the job, even brand new ones
- Have the ability to develop scalable, modular applications
- SCRUM / Agile environment experience
Company at a Glance
OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.
At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.
Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.
We are one
One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.
Our customers define us
We know our business flourishes or dies because of our customers.
OpenX is mine
We are all owners of OpenX. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the excellence of our work.
We are an open book
We are eager to teach and share what we know with others.
We evolve fast
We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognize and repeat success aggressively. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism. Defensiveness is for weaklings!