Valassis Digital Company is seeking a highly motivated Big Data Software Engineer. The ideal candidate is energized by the thought of developing new system stacks and tools for big data ingestion, processing and analytics on a multi-petabyte infrastructure. This position is perfect for a far-sighted engineer who always wants to be the first to apply cutting-edge technologies to solve complex business and engineering problems. This individual will work on a team of talented engineers responsible for the full life-cycle of production systems, software, tools and flows. Optimizing our applications for scale and speed in imaginative and innovative ways will be a primary function of this position.
Design, develop, and maintain the software and systems that drive our Display Advertising systems
Extend our big data platform by researching and applying new big data technologies and stacks to solve business problems
Participate in multi-disciplinary projects with our applications and analytics teams
Maintain our big data platform by diagnosing, predicting and correcting scaling problems
Contribute to our team's growing set of development platforms, tools, and processes
Interested in working on big data systems and technologies
Proficiency in high level languages such as Java, Scala and Python
Prior experience in the Hadoop platform
Hands on experience with Spark, Kafka preferred
Experience with other highly scalable systems is a plus
Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Experience with Agile development methodologies is preferred
BS in Computer Science or other technical discipline (with significant computer coursework)
Recent graduate or 1-2 years of professional software experience
Experience developing java applications in an enterprise development environment
WHO WE ARE
Valassis Digital is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuels superior display advertising and expanded media offerings, such as in-store campaign solutions, for advertising clients. Through proprietary technology, Valassis Digital creates meaningful marketing and advertising impact for businesses from planning, delivery, and attribution. Valassis Digital taps into meaningful, actionable insights that drive better campaign performance.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Valassis Digital offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k matching, long-term cash incentives program, and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available!
Valassis Digital considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis Digital will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact DL_Recruiting@MaxPoint.com.