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Intersection // smart cities technology & media
New York    Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Who are we?

Place Exchange is on a mission to transform the entire OOH channel to be truly programmatic for buyers & sellers. We're rethinking how media works in public space, & building the technology to make it happen. Join us as we apply our vision & technology to reshape advertising & content in the physical world around us.

Place Exchanges technical platform includes a mix of data analytics, 3rd-party services, & software written using: modern Python/Django, JavaScript, React, Ansible, SQL/NoSQL solutions, & AWS Services.

What is the role?

We are looking for a dynamic hands-on software engineering Team Lead someone who can lead a small team of software engineers as well as perform as an individual contributor; an energetic self-starter who loves bringing to life business objectives with current & sound technical solutions. As a Software Engineering Team Lead, you will be directly responsible for collaborating with our Product & Operations teams, to add features to our OOH exchange & scale out the platform for our ever-expanding business needs.

Your first 30 days:

  • Learn & understand Place Exchanges corporate, departmental & team goals
  • Begin implementing small code improvements to familiarize yourself with our platform
  • Have the ability to diagnose & troubleshoot production application issues
  • Identify & incorporate tools needed for working on the Place Exchange platform

Your first 60 days:

  • Pair with team members on committed initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with other engineering teams & incorporate best practices
  • Work with the Product team to have a clear understanding of the product roadmap
  • Work with stakeholders & formulate delivery plans for key initiatives
  • Gain a good understanding of the Place Exchange landscape

Your first 90 days:

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership in the development team.
  • Promote & drive innovation in technologies, processes, & tools.
  • Deliver projects on time & budget, ensuring quality standards are met
  • Mentor & develop team members, provide constructive feedback on design & code quality & build an inclusive culture with high performing teams.
  • Help define & enforce development practices, including unit tests & code reviews.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business environment & strategy

You are awesome for the role because:

  • You have experience in designing, developing & delivering web applications at scale.
  • You have expertise with architecture & development of business solutions & acting as a thought leader in cloud-based technical solutions.
  • You have experience leading complex software development projects through all phases of SDLC using Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • You have experience using metrics & monitoring tools to handle performance optimization & provide visibility into the systems
  • You have multiple years of experience of mentoring, educating & motivating young developers.
  • You have built scalable applications using Python, or some comparable language like Golang or NodeJS,
  • You have experience using platforms/tooling like Git, Docker, AWS
  • You have strong problem solving, analytical & critical thinking skills,
  • You are a strong communicator who communicates effectively across groups, locations & cultures, in-person & virtually
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or a similar field or applicable experience in the industry.

Company & Background

The average consumer spends 70% of their time outside of the home, & thanks to the rapid proliferation of digital displays in cities & venues around the world, Digital Out of Home is one of the fastest growing media channels. Place Exchange is the first & only true programmatic platform for Out of Home (OOH) & Place-Based media, connecting digital marketers to consumers in physical space. We partner with premium publishers across the U.S. (and soon around the world), offering unprecedented scale, brand safety, & bottom-line results for advertisers. Our proprietary & patent-pending technology enables our DSP partners to unify workflow, creatives, reporting, & attribution for OOH with the rest of the digital advertising ecosystem.

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