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Senior/Staff Engineer

Company: The Trade Desk
Location: bellevue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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:OurSenior Engineers are end-to-end owners. You will participate actively in all aspects of designing, building, and delivering products for our clients.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 on large-scale distributed systems coordinating thousands of servers in cloud and physical data centers around the world, petabyte-scale data challenges, machine learning, advanced visualizations, andinteractive user interfaces- to name a few.Senior Engineers contribute to more than our product -they build up our team. Through a combination of mentoring, technical leadership, and/or direct management of small teams, they make others better and raise the bar for those around them.Who We Are Looking For: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 engineer,accustomedto 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 engineers 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 Care About:What and how you can contributeis what'simportant to us. Our consideration is not limited by thekind of education you have orthespecific technologies youhave experience with.Variety of technical challenge is one of the best things about working at The Trade Desk as an engineer, but we do not expect you to know every technology we use when you start.What we care aboutis that youcanlearn quickly and solvecomplex problems using the best toolsfor the job.Our culture runs much deeper than just having fun together (though, we do that well too...)- thepeople we want on our team are trust-builders, generous givers, scrappy problem solvers, and gritty pursuers of excellence.Does this sound like you? If so, we welcome your application and the chance to meet you.#LI-AKThe 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.

Keywords: The Trade Desk, Bellevue , Senior/Staff Engineer, Other , bellevue, Washington

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