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Data Engineer

Toronto,Ontario -Permanent

Job Description

The global advertising market is a $500b dollar a year market. The core goal of the advertising market is to drive a consumer into a location where a product is sold. The problem is that no advertiser today can definitively prove that they have been successful in achieving this core goal until now. Our client provides brands, advertisers and trading desks an agnostic in-store attribution tag supported by the largest platforms in the world to solve this exact problem. In the future, no brand will advertise without an attribution metric.

Are you intrigued about introducing technology to the global advertising market that will fundamentally change the way advertising is bought and sold? Do you think the industry should move away from the CTR as its core metric and focus instead on an attribution metric? Are you looking to make the move to a data first company having tired of the platform war? Are you excited to work in a small team where everyone knows who you are and appreciates what you are doing for the company? Do you want to be part of building something and think your experience can help accelerate our plans? Our client is a true start up, where life can sometimes be 'hard', but on the flip sde, you will learn a lot. They work fast, have big aspirations and have a lot of fun along the way.

We are a mobile only first-party data company that helps brands, publishers and intelligence firms solve business problems through deterministically validated customer data. We deliver customer segmentation and instore attribution via one to one matching of real-time user data. Our solution is comprised of an ecosystem of connected devices, beacons and application partners coupled with proprietary software and science.
We do not sell media. We collect, measure and sell data. We work with agencies and media companies to measure attribution. We are a platform agnostic, first party data company that helps clients better understand the effectiveness of their media.

Who you are:
-You have a passion for distributed computing and large data platforms.
-You are not fazed by complex, unstructured problems.
-You want to do more than create a data pipeline or reports, you want to create AI-driven decisions.
-You know how to find data, move it around, transform and fill in the gaps and implement your ideas through programming/statistical languages.
-You enjoy elegance in your solutions.
-You enjoy staying ahead of the curve with a knowledge and interest in emerging technologies.
-You own your challenges.
-You could stand being in submarine with your team for a month.

Must Have Skills:

-An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent from an accredited University.
-3+ years in Software Engineering.
-Experience with Spark, Hadoop, or other distributed processing technologies.
-Experience in various programming languages and systems: Java, Python, Scala.
-Experience or an understanding of Machine Learning frameworks.
-Experience in using EC2, S3, EMR, RDS.
-Experience in programmatic or digital advertising a plus.
-Experience in real-time data processing a plus.
-Experience in Blockchain, Ethereum, and related technologies a plus.

What you are responsible for:
Designing and developing our Data Platform.
-Helping build the vision, strategy for the future state of analytics, dash-boarding, and reporting.
-Driving the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources.
-Analyzing and interpreting the results.
-Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of the data used for analysis.
-Data mining.

Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0%
Dress Code: Casual
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