Senior Software Engineer


AcuityAds is a leading technology company that provides marketers with a one-stop solution for omnichannel digital advertising with best-of-category return on advertising spend. Our journey automation technology, illumin™, offers planning, buying and real-time intelligence from one platform. With proprietary Artificial Intelligence, illumin™ brings unique programmatic capabilities to close the gap between advertising planning and execution. AcuityAds is headquartered in Toronto with offices throughout Canada, the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. For more information, visit and check out our Life @ Acuity video here!

AcuityAds develops next-generation software that has innovated the way brands and marketers connect with their audiences. Our engineers build technologies that process information at a massive scale (150 B transactions a day) to generate industry-leading analytics and serve millions of requests in real-time.

As a Senior Software Engineer - Frontend on our new Social Integrations team, you will work with a smart, highly motivated team of engineers to solve engaging technical challenges within our client-facing platform. You will provide mentorship, foster innovation and work with cutting-edge technologies including Druid, SparkSQL and Aerospike. Our ideal candidate is eager to bring fresh ideas and write clean uniform software. You will play a key role in our team’s efforts to cultivate innovation and adopt modern design trends. Our intelligent Techies use React Js and Restful APIs.

What You Will Do:

    • Create new customer-facing applications using the latest technologies such as React JS, Redux and Typescript
    • Work within an Agile product team comprised of technical, product and business team members to deliver exceptional products
    • Design and develop code structures to promote reusability across many applications
    • Collaborate with the team to design and implement software logic following current best practices
    • Mentor and coach Software Engineers
    • Provide guidance and direction to ensure high code quality
    • Stay open-minded and look beyond your stack to solve complex problems
    • Seek out knowledge about new technologies and how they can be used to solve current and foreseeable challenges
    • Collaborate with the other developers on the team to define and integrate REST APIs with the UI components

What You Will Bring:

    • Expert level experience with ReactJS, JavaScript, Redux Typescript
    • Experience working within professional software engineering practises for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source code management
    • Experience supporting production-level software
    • Experience with querying and consuming from a RESTFUL API backend (preferred)
    • Experience with code merging and branching methodologies using Git
    • Experience working within an Agile product team

Nice to haves:

    • NextJs 
    • CSS (Styled components) 
    • GIT
    • Webpack

What You Will Get:

    • An inspiring and family-focused culture with offices around the world 
    • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health and dental benefits including life and disability insurance
    • An unlimited vacation policy
    • Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan
    • Time with our executive coach and Chief Empowerment Officer to assist in your growth and professional development
    • Participation in our Employee Recognition Awards program
    • An annual education and learning stipend
    • Corporate rates and perks including fitness membership discounts
    • We live and promote our company's values: Act with integrity?, Never settle?, Design to disrupt?, Customer-Driven?, Family-focused?
AcuityAds is certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by @Great Place to Work Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience. Check out our website here.
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