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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

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US-NY-New York
Infrastructure & Platform Services

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MediaMath’s strength is in numbers.  Our technology analyzes 200 billion customer opportunities daily– more volume than the top 10 stock exchanges in the world, combined. 

Over 700 Mathletes in 16 global offices are trusted by two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and partner with thousands of marketers to ensure brands connect with right audiences, in the right place, in the right time.


We believe consumers want to have meaningful conversations with their favorite and yet-to-be-discovered brands across all digital touchpoints. Our omnichannel, integrated programmatic platform unites digital media and big data to maximize the return on every marketing dollar spent by making advertising relevant, personalized, measurable and controllable.   From inventing the DSP category in 2007 to being named a DMP Forrester Challenger (our first year participating in the DMP Wave!) in 2017, we continue to deliver results for marketers more quickly and accurately than any other solution. 

Technology is changing the way brands interact with consumers.  MediaMath is powering that change.  Come be a part of it!


Are you a polyglot software engineer who likes to solve problems with software? MediaMath’s Data Platform & Reporting Services (DP&RS) team will love to have you on the team! The DP&RS team manages a range of services that make up data infrastructure. Do you want to learn to build systems that handle millions of requests per second? What about globally-distributed, low latency, highly-available systems? Or maybe API services? We've got many fun, challenging problems to solve!



  • Act as technical lead for applications/services that is managed by our team.
  • Build, maintain, and run high-quality systems that delight your clients.
  • Mentor software engineers who are less experienced than yourself in the craft of software engineering.
  • Ensure that applications/services adhere to company and team standards, and raise the bar on the standards when possible.
  • Be a team player, and bring the team and company forward by solving team and company priorities.


This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. As part of our global team, you may be required to be work off-hours or be on-call on a rotating basis. Other duties may be assigned, as needed. MediaMath retains the right to change job duties at any time.


What It's Gonna Take

  • Prior professional experience as a technical lead of a SaaS system.
  • You've worked as a software engineer for at least 10 years, or can demonstrate equivalent experience and knowledge.
  • You stay current with software trends and best practices, and love to evangelize the pros of following modern practices to others.
  • You can show that you know how to build and run production systems that meet their service-level objects without waking you up at night.
  • A love of technology, and a desire to practice the craft of software engineering.
  • You know how to scale applications/services, and troubleshoot and fix them so that they don't miss service-level objectives.
  • A desire to solve business problems with technology.
  • Great communication skills, and the ability to influence stakeholders.
  • A hunger to learn, and spread knowledge by teaching others.

What's Gonna Help

  • Expertise building big/fast data applications with Apache Spark or Apache Flink.
  • You are a guru in Linux systems.
  • Public GitHub repos with plenty of goodies that other software engineers will love.
  • Contributions to the open source software community.

What Might Help

  • BS/MS/PhD in computer science, or another STEM field paired with strong computer science fundamentals.


MediaMath is privately held, employee owned, and headquartered in New York. Mathletes enjoy: Company equity. Performance Bonus. Comprehensive Insurance. Global Internal Mobility. Open Paid Time Off, Philanthropy and Holidays. 401(k) match. Paid Parental Leave. Cell Phone Reimbursement. Modern office space. Onsite Fitness & Wellness.

If there might be a match, you'll be scheduled for a first round interview; a 30-minute phone call with our recruiting team so we may get a better understanding of why you are interested in MediaMath and why you think it's a fit. We do our best to respond to everyone, however due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. If you really think we’ve missed the mark, please follow up with and let us know why you’re the perfect fit!