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Backend Server Engineer

Mountain View, Texas |
Job ID: 108306
Listed on 7/22/2021
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Backend Server Engineer

Job Summary: Our client is looking for someone to be responsible for designing, building, deploying, and maintaining components of a high-volume, distributed real-time bidding platform. This involves measuring and tuning high-performance, low-latency systems while working towards improved robustness and correctness. As a consequence, there will be opportunities to contribute to open source, conduct research and development, review code, and share knowledge.

Duties: 
  • Learn various programming languages and paradigms
  • Deepen your understanding of systems programming and computer science
  • Maintain and improve existing services which include actively trying to pay back technical debt and extending their functionality
  • Participate in the design, implementation and testing of new services
  • Participate in code reviews and spread your expertise to the team
  • Investigate and fix performance issues throughout our systems which include our services, dependencies and kernel usage
  • Contribute to open source software to improve our external dependencies

 Desired Skills/Experience:  
  • Have a solid foundation in computer science and some knowledge of systems programming 
  • 5+ years of programming experience 
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one's time 
  • Strong knowledge of niche computer language, such as Erlang, C, Rust, Go lang, etc. 
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