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Senior Software Engineer

Company: The Trade Desk
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 15, 2023

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 1 trillion queries per day, our platform operates at an unprecedented scale. We have also built something even stronger and more valuable: an award-winning culture based on trust, ownership, empathy, and collaboration. We value the unique experiences and perspectives that each person brings to The Trade Desk, and we are committed to fostering inclusive spaces where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work every day.Do you have a passion for solving hard problems at scale? Are you eager to join a dynamic, globally-connected team where your contributions will make a meaningful difference in building a better media ecosystem? Come and see why Fortune magazine consistently ranks The Trade Desk among the best small-medium-sized workplaces globally.The TeamThe Experiences Web Platform team is responsible for continuously improving the backend architecture and infrastructure of our applications that power our core business. This includes thinking about diverse set of stakeholders - end users, who care about speed and reliability; engineers, for whom the team tries to deliver the best development experience and remove any red tape; and lastly, long term business needs, where the team needs to stay few steps ahead to ensure long terms performance and scalability of our web platformWhat You Will Do:

  • Help transition business-critical features from REST Api to services powered by GraphQL
  • Work on backend infrastructure projects that serve as the backbone for our core platform that our clients interact with
  • Own your projects end-to-end. You will participate actively in all aspects of designing, building, and delivering products
  • Think of how to deliver better developer experience
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Experiences team to understand the long-term requirements and goalsDesired Skills and Capabilities:We are looking for engineers with the following skill sets, experience, and passions. You do not have to meet all the requirements below, but we believe that people who meet most of them will have a higher likelihood of succeeding in this role:
    • Strong understanding and experience of C# and .NET Core
    • Experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale web applications
    • Passion for learning and experimenting with innovative approaches to solving large scale problems
    • Ability to work in a cross-functional team which touches many parts of core systems
    • Experience with service-oriented architecture (SOA)
    • Understanding and experience with building CI/CD and build pipelines is a big plus
    • Understanding and experience with GraphQL is a plusWhat We Care About: -What and how you can contribute -is -what's -important -to us. Our consideration is not limited by the -kind of education you have -or -the -specific -technologies you -have 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 about -is that -you -can -learn -quickly and solve -complex problems using the best tools -for the job. -Our culture runs much deeper than just having fun together (though, we do that well too...) -- the -people 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. -Our Compensation and Benefits (for NY, CO, CA, and WA residents only) At the Trade Desk, Base Salary is one part of our competitive total compensation and benefits package and is determined using a salary range. The base salary range for this role is $121,500 -$222,800 In accordance with NY, CO, CA, and WA law, the range provided is The Trade Desk's reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role. The actual amount may differ based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and location. All employees may be eligible to become The Trade Desk shareholders through eligibility for stock-based compensation grants, which are awarded to employees based on company and individual performance. The Trade Desk also offers other compensation depending on the role such as sales-based incentives and commissions. Plus, expected benefits for this role include comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) with premiums paid in full for employees and dependents, retirement benefits such as a 401k plan and company match, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, well-being benefits, reimbursement for certain tuition expenses, parental leave, sick time of 1 hour per 30 hours worked, vacation time for full time employees up to 120 hours thru the first year and 160 hours thereafter, and around 13 paid holidays per year. Employees can also purchase The Trade Desk stock at a discount through The Trade Desk's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. The Trade Desk also offers a competitive benefits package. Click -here to learn more. Note: Interns are not eligible for variable incentive awards such as stock-based compensation, retirement plan, vacation, tuition reimbursement or parental leave 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. Our media-buying platform helps deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers - and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency.For the past 10 years, we've been transforming media for the benefit of humankind. We're passionate about keeping the internet free and open to everyone, because when content creators thrive, the internet as a whole prospers - free of the restrictions from a few big companies.So if you're talented, driven, creative, and hungry to bring something entirely new and wildly ambitious into the world (and have some fun doing it), then we want to talk.

Keywords: The Trade Desk, Boulder , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Boulder, Colorado

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