Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

The Trade Desk, Inc. | new south wales, NSW, AU

Posted 7 days ago

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The Trade Desk is a global technology company with a mission to create a better, more open Internet for everyone through principled, intelligent advertising.
Handling over 600 billionqueriesper day (more than 100Xthe query volume of searchglobally), our platform operates at unprecedented scale.We havealsobuilt something even stronger and more valuable: an award-winning culture based on trust, empathy, collaboration, and ownership. By working together across typical dividing lines, we arebetteras a team than any of us could be apart.
Do you have a passion for solvinghardproblems at scale? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will make a meaningful difference?
Come and see why Fortune Magazine consistently ranks The Trade Desk among best small-medium sized workplaces globally.
About the Role:
We have dozens of individual, mission-focused teams working across a wide spectrum of technological challenges. You will have the opportunity, depending on your interests and aptitude, to work onlarge-scaledistributed systemscoordinatingthousands of servers in cloud and physicaldata centersaround the world, petabyte-scale data challenges,machine learning, advanced visualizations, andinteractive user interfaces– to name a few.
We have amulti-cloud environment,and within our Development team we develop ourclient facing products utilising .Net/.Net Core, AWS, Javascript (React), gRPC, REST API’s, deployed using AWS running Docker containers, to name a few.

What you will do:
OurStaff Software Engineers are end-to-end owners.You will participate actively in all aspects of designing, building, and delivering products

Develop with a variety of platforms and technologies, suchDocker, Kubernetes, Gitlab, AWS, Azure, Aliyun, .NET Core, Java, Scala, SQL Server (if you don't have experience in these, we will train you)

Participate indesign reviews and proof of concepts

Contribute to solution designin line with our overall technical roadmap and industry best practice

Staff Software Engineers contribute to more than our product –they build up our team.Through a combination of mentoring and technical leadership, they make others better and raise the bar for those around them.

Who We Are Looking For:
Commercial development skills in OO programming(C#, Java or C++) and design (if you only have experience with one OO language, that's fine)

Cloud-based platform experience(AWS, Azure or Aliyun) - If you don't have Cloud Platform experience, we will train you

Excellent understanding ofAgile development methodology and development practices

Understanding of designing web-based, service-oriented applications and integrated back-office systems

Experience indistributed source control system(such as Git)

Microservices architecture experience is preferred but not essential

Key Attributes
You have a sustained track recordof making significant, self-directed, and end-to-end contributions to large and impactful software projects. You think beyond just the task at hand to deeply understand the'why' behind what you are doing.

You understand engineering fundamentals.At our scale, many off-the-shelf techniques and existing technologies (open source and enterprise) simply don't work. Youare able towork from first principles to evaluate solutions and adapt them to a unique environment.

You are a broadly skilled Staff Software Engineeraccustomedto developing web services.You have experience buildingalways-onsystems,workingacrossa varietyoftechnologiesandservicelayers.

You have a product-focused mindset.You have thepassion andabilitytocontribute tothe process of discoveringwhat will delight our clients and pushforwardone of the world’s largest and most influentialindustriestowardavision of openness, transparency,andevidence-baseddecision-making.

You work with confidence and without ego.Our senior engineers (Tech Leads) have deep knowledge and exercise a high degree of leadershipintheir daily work. You have strongly-held, defensible ideas, and advocate for what you believe is right. You are also adept at identifying and evaluating trade-offs, willing to be proven wrong, and quick to walk through fire to support your fellow teammates.

You value, seek out, and foster diversity.We are a global team from many diverse backgrounds, with different experiences and perspectives. To complement this team, you will welcome ideas that are different from your own and be skilled at finding and building from common ground.

You are a creativethinker,not bound by"the way things have alwaysbeen done". What you know is less important than howwellyou learn and innovate.We don't need engineers who know all the answers; we need engineers who can invent the answers no one has thought of yet, to the questions yet to be asked.

What we Offer:
There are a ton of reasons whyTTD is a phenomenal company to work for,buthere are the top 6that I think you'll find most interesting:
We are a globally collaborative environment.You will have the opportunity to work with brilliant & diverse teams from all over the world

We celebrate continuous learning at TTD– here you will have opportunities to be sponsored for further education, certifications and we also have an in-house learning platform to support your further development

Our culture - We have a wonderful team of brilliant high achievers built on a culture of empathy, grit, collaboration, & ownership.We are an award-winning company – we have won ‘Great Place to Work’ awardsacross Australia, US, UK, Europe and Asia!

We offer an attractive compensation package, flex work environment, beautiful offices with all the perksthat you're used to (snacks, catered lunches, wine, beer), competitive equity, and an employee stock purchasing plan. We IPO'ed 5 yrs ago, with our stock price growing by 1000% in such a short time. The ad-tech industry represents a unique growth opportunity – it's currently only making up for about 2% of the overall $600B advertising industry. As we like to say here, "We're only 2% done!" Join us and help us tackle the other 98%!

We promote an environment of reward and recognition– At TTD, you will be recognised for your efforts and for each anniversary at TTD, we will celebrate you, and reward you for your contribution!

We promote an inclusive and diverse environment– we have many events and activities that truly make TTD a ‘Great Place to Work’ and promote inclusivity and diversity across our organisation.

The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.