Staff Software Engineer - Ad Code Team

Full Time

Would you like to contribute to the success of over 4,000 publisher sites that have a total of 185 million monthly unique visitors? Do you want to build and design systems that have wide scale, great impact, and drive revenue?  Are you passionate about engineering principles and agile software development methodologies?

CafeMedia is hiring a Staff Software Engineer to help continue to develop our Ad Code product. You will build high-performance JavaScript libraries that run in the browser. You will leverage your ability to interpret business requirements and deliver solutions that help our clients effectively monetize their traffic. You will actively participate in code reviews, documentation, testing, and performance considerations throughout the feature development lifecycle. You will create reusable systems, frameworks, or libraries that can be used across multiple teams. You will lead projects, coordinate activities happening on your team, as well as collaborating with those outside your team.

You consider yourself a technical thought leader, someone who identifies and advocates for best practices, and knows when to apply third party tools and technologies appropriately.  You keep abreast of technology trends and introduce new technologies, patterns, and practices to the technical organization. You know how to identify talent gaps within the team and can suggest learning paths for individuals.

Remote U.S. candidates encouraged to apply. This position can be in-office in New York City or work-from-home.

The skills and experience you bring to the job:

  • Extensive experience building JavaScript frameworks and utilizing the latest ECMAScript standards for web application
  • Deep understanding of testing paradigms, approaches, and frameworks
  • Experience designing extensible, testable, and modular systems that span multiple teams
  • Track record of communicating and contributing ideas, impact analysis, risk assessments, feature prioritization while weighing potential business impact
  • Experience with ad serving technology, including DFP/GAM, header bidding, and/or Prebid.js a plus

About CafeMedia 

CafeMedia’s mission is to build a creator-first future. We empower the world’s best creators and independent publishers to grow thriving businesses for the long term. Under our CafeMedia and AdThrive brands, we manage digital advertising sales and technology and a growing number of services for more than 4,000 creators and independent publishers. We make it easy for them to focus on what they do best — produce great content.  

Our passion and expertise have made us a leader in advertising and creator services. Today we rank as the 7th largest digital property in the U.S. and #1 in Food, Home, Family and Lifestyle--with a reach of nearly 195M monthly unique visitors in the U.S. alone.

The base salary range for this position is $150,000-$250,000. The range provided is CafeMedia’s reasonable estimate of the annualized base compensation for this role. The actual amount may be higher or lower, based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, geographic location, knowledge, skills and abilities.

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CafeMedia is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. CafeMedia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please reach out to a member of our recruiting team.


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