Lead Python Developer - Systems Engineering, Distributed Computing, Backend Development, Computational Advertising Platform, RTB, DSP, DMP - New York, NY

Our client lives in the high-volume, low-latency world of real-time online ad auctions. They measure traffic in billions of events per day across four data centers, and they’re only just getting started. Do you dream about building distributed systems? Are you excited by shaving fractions of a millisecond off of your code's run time? If so, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team dedicated to designing reliable, fault-tolerant distributed systems
  • Researching new open source frameworks and prototyping components
  • Defining the future of our back-end technology stack

Qualifications:

  • 5 years work in Python, with experience in other server-side languages a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills and a "systems thinking" mindset
  • Great interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical co-workers
  • Past distributed systems experience