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Location-based audience ad platform

Sr. Software Engineer

$100k – $135k AngelList Est.
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Our team at Vistar Media is made up of engineers from a variety of backgrounds and expertise. This makes it the perfect place to learn from seasoned engineers to help expand your knowledge of a new programming language or technology and to make a big impact on our products and services. Our engineers work closely with our Product team week-to-week to develop new lines of business and add to our existing feature set. At Vistar, we value code quality and have a rigorous code review process. The responsibility is shared across the team, with each member participating.

We are looking for a passionate Senior Software Engineer to design and develop software solutions. We also encourage mentorship through pair programming to help bring our team to the next level. Senior Software Engineers are expected to participate in these activities and set the standard for the team.

Our ideal candidates are familiar with current trends in web technology, and have extensive experience in at least one of the languages used in our code base. You should be able to work independently with little supervision, along with excellent organization and problem-solving skills.

Ultimately, the role of the Senior Software Engineer is to build (and enable their teammates to build) high-quality, performant and well-tested software that complies with coding standards and quality expectations of the leadership team and our clients.


Responsibilities

-Take a technical leadership role on features and small teams
-Large group communications and presentations
-Work with the architecture team to develop maintainable, effective, and efficient solutions
-Help to onboard and mentor other engineers on the team
-Maintain a high level of productivity while making significant contributions to the Vistar platform code base
-Participate in a large number of code reviews
-Work directly with the Product team on project planning and discovery
-Have a deep understanding of the business case behind your team’s work: who benefits from its implementation and why?
-Write well-designed, well-tested code
-Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade existing systems


Requirements

-Excellent knowledge of relational databases and experience with their design and implementation
-Experience with test-driven development
-Experience in at least two of the following is preferred, but not required: Go, Scala, Java, Python, JavaScript or TypeScript
-Experience with a formal code review process is a plus
-At least 5 years of relevant work experience in software development
-Experience in technical/team leadership preferred


Some of our perks

-Catered lunch twice a week from local restaurants
-A kitchen fully stocked with snacks and drinks
-Flexible vacation time
-Summer Fridays
-A large entertainment budget for frequent happy hours and team outings
-Sponsored volunteer events
-Opportunities for team and project leadership
-A great bunch of people to work with and learn from

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