Open to Remote | Works in timezone US


About the Company
Clicktripz is a travel technology company that builds innovative software solutions to serve the needs of suppliers, publishers, advertisers, and travelers. Travelers benefit from the transparent and efficient pricing facilitated by the platform, while suppliers, publishers, and advertisers all benefit from the enhanced ability to acquire and monetize qualified traffic using precise targeting and granular bidding. Founded in 2010 and with offices in California and London, the platform comprises thousands of active campaigns from worldwide partners, spanning 31 different languages and addressing hundreds of millions of travel queries per month.

Why Join?
Clicktripz is among a rare set of winners in the tech space that have grown the old-fashioned way, by generating profits. How does this benefit you? When the 'venture funded' startups have burnt through their cash, Clicktripz will still be growing, and so will your career. If you're looking to join a small, nimble team while making a high level of impact without the high risk of a pre-revenue or pre-profit startup, then this company might be for you. This is a fluid environment where innovation is the only constant. They seek self-starters with massive brains minus the big egos. They take pride in fostering an environment that supports a healthy work-life balance. They like what they’ve built, they like what they do, and they like working with each other. They're excited about the future and hope you can join them.

Your Mission
As a senior software engineer on the ad tech team, you will leverage your expertise to develop algorithms and deploy production-grade, scalable, ad tech systems. You must be comfortable assuming ownership of projects and be able to adapt to changing requirements.

Their current stack consists of code written in Kotlin and PHP, the majority of which runs on Kubernetes using many AWS technologies. On a day-to-day basis, some of the things you can expect will be to:
● Design, implement, test, and deploy new features to the ad tech backend stack. An example of projects are: bidding algorithm optimizations, budgeting and pacing enhancements, bidding simulations, and building out RESTful endpoints.
● Maintain and, when necessary, refactor the core software libraries used to keep the Clicktripz ad exchange humming.
● Build containerized ad tech services that can scale globally.

Is this You?

● At least 5 years of experience in backend development.
● Proficient in building scalable web services in production, and a solid understanding of the entire web stack.
● In-depth experience working with a JVM language like Java, Scala, or Kotlin.
● Excellent communication skills. We are a remote and global company with clients and employees all around the globe.
● Experience working with containerized applications.
● You’re a fast learner, and passionate about discovering new technologies.
● Experience working with public clouds; e.g., AWS.

Preferred Qualifications
● 2+ years of experience working in an ad tech company.
● Experience with Kotlin or a desire to learn Kotlin.
● Experience with PHP or similar interpreted languages.
● Strong experience with an OLTP RDBMS like Postgres on RDS.
● Previous exposure to the Spring ecosystem.
● Strong experience working on highly distributed and concurrent applications.
● Familiarity with Kubernetes.
● Previous work with remote teams.

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