Senior Software Engineer – Platform
Mountain View, CA or Vancouver, Canada

GroundTruth is a global location technology company that drives results with real data. We believe in the power of place. Build your brand, increase sales and more by building off what real people are doing in the real world, mapped using our proprietary Blueprints technology. GroundTruth delivers superior consumer insights by seeing more people and places than anyone else, with an unrivaled first-party database of 95 million active monthly users and 17 million active daily users, across 100 million places and points of interest. GroundTruth currently serves 21 countries globally. Learn more:

We operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where everyone on the team is committed to the success and growth of GroundTruth. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the Platform Engineering team.

You will:

  • Design highly reliable, scalable systems to solve critical business problems
  • Write clean, testable code with an emphasis on performance and maintainability
  • Work closely with peers, architects, and product managers to define and develop solutions
  • Analyze and tune software performance
  • Identify areas of improvement and propose solutions
  • Build next-generation ad serving platform

 You have:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field; PhD is a plus
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • A strong grasp of fundamental data structures and algorithms
  • Fluency in Java or C/C++
  • Strong architecture and system design skills
  • Ability to lead and drive a project to completion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points for experience in one or more of the following:

  • Scala
  • Big data/streaming technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Cassandra, etc
  • Server-side platforms and data infrastructure
  • Analysis and visualization of complex data sets
  • Performance analysis using tools like valgrind, oprofile, perf etc
  • Developing multi-threaded, event-driven servers like Apache, Nginx, Boost::asio
  • Communicating with business stakeholders
  • Ad serving technology

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.