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Beeswax // tech buying platform for digital media
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, October 03, 2019
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Language diverse monorepo seeks experienced wrangler to help its engineers thrive.

We're growing our team rapidly & want to invest in the infrastructure our engineers need to be productive. That's where you come in. There's a lot to do with immediate impact & your customers are the engineers sitting right by you.

Beeswax is an easy to use, massive scale & high availability advertising platform founded by industry veterans who worked together at Google. Were well funded by leading VCs, such as RRE & Foundry Group, & are rapidly expanding our customer list & our engineering team. We offer our customers the most extensible & transparent advertising system in the world & process millions of transactions per second.

Our engineers come from major tech companies such as Amazon & Facebook as well as many other companies with strong software disciplines. Building & selling great advertising software that were proud of is the absolute heart of our mission. We were recently recognized on thes 5000 list as #46 in the fastest growing companies & #5 in the top software companies. In 2018, we were also named by Business Insider as the fastest growing company in AdTech"

As a Senior Software Engineer working on Developer Tooling you will:

  • Manage & improve the developer platform (Vagrant, Ansible, Docker, etc.) working closely with the SREs & other engineers
  • Own & improve the CI/CD systems (Jenkins/Buildkite)
  • Create & implement tooling to enhance engineer productivity - eg. code review, dev & beta environments, testing frameworks
  • Provide guidance to & support engineers in writing tests & organizing artifacts
  • Own the testing frameworks & approaches that all the teams will use
  • Trace & debug complex build, environment, & release issues

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Expert Python skills, knowledge of C++ & familiarity with other modern languages
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with a variety of build, provisioning & deployment systems
  • Strong understanding of test methods (regression, functional, unit, integration, code coverage, performance, etc.)
  • A passing knowledge of the top honey producing flowers in the NY area
  • An ability to think about & tackle problems analytically

Successful engineers at Beeswax have:

  • An ethic of service & a belief in putting the customer first
  • A powerful sense of pragmatism to figure out what needs to be done right versus right now
  • A curiosity about technology & a desire to use it to solve problems in all sorts of domains
  • An openness to feedback & more than just the spelling skills to know that theres no I in team
  • An appreciation of repeatability, resilience, observability, & operational simplicity

We believe in using the right tools for the job so our products are built in a variety of languages including C++, Java, Javascript, Python & PHP. While engineers tend to specialize in their specific domains everyone on our team needs to have a solid understanding of computing fundamentals & modern approaches to building high scale & high quality software.

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