Sr. Software Engineer – YFX

Job Description / Skills Required

Build the best:

Would you enjoy working on one of the biggest and fastest ad-engines in the marketplace?

We are already serving audiences in the hundreds of millions and processing tens of billions of requests per month, and as the demand for our services is expected to multiply, you will be challenged with: scaling accordingly, developing new components, and seamless implementations allowing for zero downtime. (You code with the confidence, speed, and steadiness of a world class surgeon!)

You will be responsible for the lifeblood of the YuMe platform, and have the opportunity to be a superhero in the world of high-volume, real-time, open-source systems.

YuMe is currently looking for superstar software Engineers ranging from mid level through Principal engineers to join our YFX Team in Chennai India.

Responsibilities & Key Result Areas

Design, architecture and development of low latency high traffic engines
Build robust, high-volume production software of server components for YuMe’s ad service platform
Deal with real-time bidding (RTB) environments and API integrations with multiple DSPs
Understanding of ad exchange platforms and network operations globally.
Explore areas of innovation with products such as mobile and video
Work closely with geographically distributed engineering teams in US and Chennai
A Typical work day of an YFX Engineer
Work closely with PM Team to understand & analyze requirements
Create design documentation & review the same with the team
Collaborate with teams across geographies to finalize design documents
Create low level design & test case for the module/feature
Write code & work with version management tools
Own a feature/module
Should write & execute unit test cases
Should write & execute functional, integration test cases
Should write test cases for existing features (backlog)
Should contribute in code review & improve guideline documents
Should analyze & fix issues found post development
Actively contribute in supporting product on need basis
Participate in design review of other features
Needs to update & embrace self on latest happenings in the domain as well as the relevant technologies

Competencies – Technical / Functional and Managerial

Technical Skills
Hands-on experience designing and implementing high volume, high availability solutions with massive thread I/O
Experience with Netty, Jetty, NodeJS is must on asynchronous TCP/IP or expertise on NIO programming will be key
Prior experience with building exchanges or bidders will be plus
Expertise in complex data structures and algorithms is a must
Strong knowledge of ad serving technology, ad networks and the online advertising industry in general.
Strong knowledge of Ad Serving, Real-Time Bidding, Search Engine Optimization, or Ad Network
10-12+ years of software development in Java/J2EE using various Open Source Technologies or C, C++
Expertise in Big Data computing technologies like Map Reduce, HBASE, HIVE, ZooKeeper is a plus

Education and Years of Experience

BS/MS in Computer Science or related field required, MS Preferred
4-12+ years of software development in Java/J2EE using various Open Source Technologies or C, C++

YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences across a wide range of Internet-connected devices. Designed to serve the specific needs of brand advertising, YuMe’s technology platform simplifies the complexities associated with delivering effective digital video advertising campaigns in today’s highly-fragmented market. YuMe (NYSE: YUME) is headquartered in Redwood City, CA with European headquarters in London and eight additional offices worldwide. This is a rare opportunity to be part of an organization that driving the shift of TV brand advertising to digital.


YuMe is currently NOT accepting resumes/applications from third party recruiting agencies. Any unsolicited resumes/applications will be deemed a gift and no fee shall be due to the agency.