The Opportunity

We seek an experienced, passionate, and highly motivated Senior Software Engineer based in Stamford, CT. Tru Optik is looking for engineers who will contribute to our efforts in designing and implementing the critical distributed systems infrastructure that supports our demand side platform, data management platform, and audience measurement tools. Our challenge is to build and refine an intuitive and cross-functional interface on top of one of the world’s largest and most granular, real-time algorithmically updated, data sets. Tru Optik is a fast-paced startup environment, where we value team members that can apply past knowledge, but think out of the box and independently and collaboratively look for creative ways to solve complex problems.

This position will initially report to the EVP of Engineering

Key Responsibilities

  • Build distributed systems – work on improving and adding new functionality to Tru Optik’s distributed systems backbone
  • Develop software with robust coding to power major components of large, mission critical, real-time distributed applications
  • Design and implement features evolving our online advertising and data management product offerings
  • Participate in software design meetings and analyze client/partner needs to determine technical requirements
  • Clearly communicate the status of technology projects to executive team

About You

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience with proven results
  • Experience in the ad-tech/marketing industry
  • 5+ years software development and architecture experience
  • Experience building complex large-scale consumer applications
  • Experience with large scale, high availability and low latency distributed systems
  • Expert knowledge of Ubuntu Linux, Lua, Aerospike, Nginx, MySQL, Redis and AWK
  • Ability to script and code in Unix BASH and either PHP, Python or Node or other relevant languages
  • Excellent written documentation and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive “get it done” mentality
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, a creative and methodical thinker
  • Self-critiquing, open to feedback, always improving, highly collaborative

Other Values

  • Proud to articulate an idea, collaborate with a cross functional team, elaborate, develop, deploy, document and support it; you exude ownership and fondly cite how you’ve consistently done so by working for the shared success of everyone and the satisfaction of making a difference every day
  • Smart and excited about learning in a dynamic work environment
  • Self-motivated and can thrive in a startup
  • Optimistic
  • Fun to work with
  • Fundamentally excited about the opportunity to reshape an industry!

Benefits

Tru Optik offers a competitive benefits package including subsidized healthcare, 401k match, office snacks, and a flexible approach to vacations and time off.

Tru Optik is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Type and Location

  • Full-Time
  • Stamford, CT

About Company

Tru Optik is the leading data management, campaign measurement and marketing attribution provider across OTT, Connected TV and streaming audio. We power the audience-based advertising capabilities of many of the world's largest media companies, technology platforms and marketers on everything from smart TVs to smart speakers and everything in between. As one of the fastest growing SaaS/DaaS companies in the US, Tru Optik is one of the driving forces behind the evolution of media and advertising.

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