Software Engineer, Ad Tech

  • Insider Inc
  • Remote
  • Sep 19, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Software Engineer, Ad Tech



We are looking for a passionate, skilled, software engineer to join Insider to work with our Advertising Technology team.

As an Ad Tech Engineer, you will work closely with our Engineering, Ad Tech and Revenue Operations teams to help find solutions to challenging, cross-disciplinary business problems. You will use your creativity, entrepreneurial mindset and engineering skills to help bridge the gap between business and engineering and to make decisions that will help Insider become a key player in the ad technology space while also preserving a great user experience for our readers.

If you enjoy creative problem-solving, working closely and collaborating with many different teams, and approaching business challenges with clever coding, then this might be the opportunity you are looking for. 

Who YOU Are:

  • You have experience writing clean, maintainable, scalable code using Javascript along with other front end technologies and tooling.
  • You are familiar with Pre-bid, Google Ad Manager and other ad libraries or solutions
  • You are well versed in ad technology and up to date on industry trends (e.g. Real Time Bidding). You can help our stakeholders navigate complicated technology choices and provide guidance on architecture.
  • You love partnering closely with Product and Business stakeholders to help provide strategic direction and consult on key issues relating to ad technology.
  • You want to help grow our engineers through your support and mentorship.
  • You communicate effectively with people of varied skill sets, experience and backgrounds.
  • You are kind, trustworthy, innovative, and lead by example. 

Bonus points

  • You have worked with streaming/OTT platforms before
  • You have experience implementing A/B or user tests
  • You have past experience with our technology stack, primarily Javascript, Node JS and Go.

Our engineering organization values

  • Mentoring junior developers and building a collaborative culture.
  • Passionate engineers and mentors who love taking the initiative with a high level of ownership.
  • Producing high-quality code, following and improving best practices, and identifying solutions through constructive feedback and review.
  • Highlighting our team's work and giving back to the tech community through blogging, tech talks, writing docs, and open-source projects.

Software Engineer, Ad Tech



We are looking for a passionate, skilled, software engineer to join Insider to work with our Advertising Technology team.

As an Ad Tech Engineer, you will work closely with our Engineering, Ad Tech and Revenue Operations teams to help find solutions to challenging, cross-disciplinary business problems. You will use your creativity, entrepreneurial mindset and engineering skills to help bridge the gap between business and engineering and to make decisions that will help Insider become a key player in the ad technology space while also preserving a great user experience for our readers.

If you enjoy creative problem-solving, working closely and collaborating with many different teams, and approaching business challenges with clever coding, then this might be the opportunity you are looking for. 

Who YOU Are:

  • You have experience writing clean, maintainable, scalable code using Javascript along with other front end technologies and tooling.
  • You are familiar with Pre-bid, Google Ad Manager and other ad libraries or solutions
  • You are well versed in ad technology and up to date on industry trends (e.g. Real Time Bidding). You can help our stakeholders navigate complicated technology choices and provide guidance on architecture.
  • You love partnering closely with Product and Business stakeholders to help provide strategic direction and consult on key issues relating to ad technology.
  • You want to help grow our engineers through your support and mentorship.
  • You communicate effectively with people of varied skill sets, experience and backgrounds.
  • You are kind, trustworthy, innovative, and lead by example. 

Bonus points

  • You have worked with streaming/OTT platforms before
  • You have experience implementing A/B or user tests
  • You have past experience with our technology stack, primarily Javascript, Node JS and Go.

Our engineering organization values

  • Mentoring junior developers and building a collaborative culture.
  • Passionate engineers and mentors who love taking the initiative with a high level of ownership.
  • Producing high-quality code, following and improving best practices, and identifying solutions through constructive feedback and review.
  • Highlighting our team's work and giving back to the tech community through blogging, tech talks, writing docs, and open-source projects.

Salary: 135,000-155,000

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. Insider offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits.

Are you passionate about this opportunity, but worried that you don’t have 100% of the experience we’re looking for? We still want to hear from you! Apply online and let us know why you would make a great addition to the Insider community.

About Us: Insider Inc. is the global media company behind Insider and an ever-growing family of brands. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential journalism brand in the world. We reach an audience of more than 375 million users with our stories, which command attention and inspire action.
Our core value is effectiveness. We make things happen. We listen to each other, learn from each other, and take risks together. We understand that a diverse set of perspectives and an inclusive environment are critical to our success. All of this helps us get better every day. Check out our mission, values, and culture page to learn more.

Insider Inc supports a distributed workforce that allows for varied work locations. Many roles are eligible for 100% remote or hybrid remote/office work unless otherwise noted.