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Why Work For Adacado?

At the core we're a software company. We develop disruptive digital advertising technology. Our products are Adacado - the #1 pure play real-time creative platform in the world, and Tuki, the next generation reporting & analytics tool for the digital audience.

We're constantly looking for outstanding talent - developers, account managers, creative designers, ad operations specialists, and more.

If you thrive on “what’s next”, love technology and want to jump into a very fast-paced Ad:tech company, we want to hear from you. We welcome your ideas on everything, and will support your efforts to learn, achieve, and grow. Bottom line!

We're driven by your success. If success motivates you, you belong at Adacado.

We're headquartered in Vancouver Canada but have offices elsewhere, so don't let your location hold you back… If you prefer to work from home, that’s fine too...basically, if you're awesome, we want you!

Current Openings

The Position

Adacado is seeking a Senior Software Architect with strong development experience and strong practical experience in designing and building high performing, high volume, scalable distributed systems. You’ll provide technical direction for and work closely with the development team to build out Adacado application components and overall system architecture, and maintain these systems throughout the development life cycle. As Adacado is quite diverse in its functions, the successful candidate will always have the opportunity to (and are expected to) learn and play with cutting-edge technologies, and to bring innovation to the table, evolving, enhancing and optimizing the Adacado platform over time. The successful candidate must also have the ability to diagnose problems across the entire software and hardware stack.

Adacado is not expecting you to arrive with everything you need to know. We work in a highly collaborative environment where we’ll educate you on the technologies we’ve adopted while you help to further innovate Adacado, be it software, procedures, or fun! In return you will educate and mentor other developers to bring the team to a level we can all be proud of.

Required

Minimum of bachelor’s degree (computer science or engineering preferred) or equivalent
5+ years professional experience in system architecture and application design, development, testing, and maintenance
Deep experience designing and implementing containerized enterprise-level N-tier scalable distributed systems
Experience with relational database design and optimization (MariaDB)
Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to translate requirements into a technical design, but within the constraints of the current platform or legacy systems
Experience with Linux command line programs and shell scripts

Bonus Points

Adacado welcomes all skillsets but special consideration will be given to candidates with exceptional experience with any of the following: Kubernetes, Golang, Maven, Java, Tomcat, Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, Redis, ElasticSearch, ActiveMQ, Akka, NodeJS, Python, Hibernate, Spring, Aerospike, Apache Spark, Docker, Big Query, AWS
Experience with Big Data related technologies and Business Intelligence solutions

The Position

Adacado is seeking an experienced software QA Engineer to help perfect our real-time creative advertising platform. QA will work closely yet independently with various stakeholders (development, ad operations, product management) to define and run tests on features (old and new) of the Adacado software and infrastructure, and help to maintain application integrity from cradle to grave. The successful candidate will have a methodical penchant for tinkering, an insatiable curiosity for evaluating and utilizing new tools, and exceptional communication/documentation/writing skills.

Responsibilities

Setup testing tools, build and document testing processes.
Write test plans and test cases for new features, ensure documentation for new features is up-to-date by developers
Build and execute manual and automated test cases in an Agile environment
Document and report software defects, using a bug tracking system (JIRA)
Setup and run functional, load and performance tests
Verify and perform ad-hoc testing of newly implemented features for each iteration before launch
Maintain automated end-to-end regression testing in multiple environments and/or browsers using already built framework in Fitnesse/ Selenium.
From time to time, work with developers to audit application/processes to improve efficiency
Ensure ongoing compliance for all 3rd party ad serving certifications (eg ad behavior, tracking)

We work in a highly collaborative environment where we’ll educate you on the technologies we’ve adopted while you help to further innovate Adacado, be it software, procedures, or fun!

While Adacado is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver with easy access to public transit, employees are allowed to telecommute from time to time. We maintain very flexible work hours, casual dress code and a relaxed low-pressure environment. All QA employees are provided with dual-monitor stations and the freedom to use whichever tools they are most comfortable with. We have Free-Lunch-Fridays, monthly craft beer parties and a kitchen that is always fully stocked with snacks! Adacado also has company-wide tri-annual fun events where all our staff comes together for a day of fun, either playing some sports, embarking on an adventure, or solving a mystery in the city.

Required Skills

4+ years professional experience in software QA and testing, both server-side and client-side
Cross browser testing experience
Experience with current tools & techniques for testing rich Java-based web applications (Fitnesse, Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, TestNG, etc)
Experience with relational databases and optimization
Familiar with HTTP, request-response pattern
Experience with Windows / Mac / iOS/ Unix / Android environments
Ability to evaluate and recommend possible third party testing technologies
Must be self-motivated and capable of owning testing projects

BONUS SKILLS
Adacado welcomes all skillsets but special consideration will be given to candidates with exceptional experience with any of the following: Usability Testing, Mobile Testing, Risk-Based Testing, Jenkins, Maven, Git, JIRA, XSLT/XML

BONUS SKILLS
Experience with Unix command line programs and shell scripts

We are not expecting this successful candidate to arrive with everything they need to know. Skills can be learned so we’re much more interested in finding the right type of person.

The Position

Adacado is looking for exceptionally motivated people who love to see the impact of their work on a global scale and who want to be a part of something special and highly unique.

Adacado is seeking an experienced (Java) software developer to evolve our real-time creative advertising platform. The successful candidate will work closely with all members of the development team to design, implement, test, and deploy the next generation of the Adacado software suite, and maintain each iteration from cradle to grave. You will be expected to mentor junior developers. As Adacado is quite diverse in its functions, a senior developer will always have the opportunity to (and is expected to) learn and play with new technologies, and to bring innovation to the table, evolving, enhancing and optimizing the Adacado platform over time. The successful candidate must also have the ability to diagnose problems across the entire software and hardware stack rather than just debug a piece of code.

Adacado is not expecting you to arrive with everything you need to know. We work in a highly collaborative environment where we’ll educate you on the technologies we’ve adopted while you help to further innovate Adacado, be it software, procedures, or fun!

Required

Minimum of bachelor’s degree (computer science or engineering preferred) or equivalent
8+ years professional experience in system architecture design, software design, development, testing, and maintenance (primarily in Java)
Outstanding programming and debugging skills in Java (minimum 1.8)
Deep experience with relational database design and optimization
Experience with Linux command-line programs, shell scripts
Must be comfortable access and debugging production environment

Bonus Points

Adacado welcomes all skillsets but special consideration will be given to candidates with exceptional experience with any of the following: Kubernetes, Golang, Maven, Git, Tomcat, Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB, Redis, ElasticSearch, ActiveMQ, Akka, ReactJS, NodeJS, Webpack, Python, Hibernate, Spring, Aerospike, Apache Spark, Docker, Big Query
Experience with Big Data related technologies and Business Intelligence solutions
Experience with machine learning
Experience with MySql/MariaDb database scaling
Experience with nosql databases

The Position & Responsibilities

The Sales Development Representative will be based in Vancouver and focused on selling Adacado’s solution to North American digital ad agencies and programmatic platforms. The role requires a consultative seller with digital advertising experience, a strong drive and preferably established digital agency relationships. This quota-bearing role requires strong presentation and communication skills, both in-person and on the phone since the programmatic agencies are located throughout North America. This position will have a direct impact on company success and will work closely with the Head of Business Development and Revenue out of NY and the local Vancouver Customer Success team. Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

• Help devise Sales strategy and business pipeline for digital agencies and programmatic platforms
• Identify prospects via existing contacts, Adacado relationships, in-bound leads and cold-calling
• Schedule time with digital agencies, trading desks and programmatic media entities evangelizing and selling the benefits of real-time creative
• Work with Adacado’s Customer Success team (Account Management and Ad Operations) to productize the digital media solutions to best enable them to scale
• Measure, analyze and communicate sales quota and performance metrics with Adacado’s executive team
• Work with Marketing to create sales materials and establish more effective communication with prospective agencies
• Stay current with programmatic technologies and industry trends to best recommend solutions for agencies that complement real-time creative
• Gather market feedback and provide consistent updates to Adacado’s product team to drive continual innovation
• Rigorously document communications in customer relationship management (CRM) database to ensure contact history is up to date

The Ideal Candidate

• Demonstrated success in a goal oriented, highly accountable quota-bearing sales environment
• 2+ years of experience in digital media Sales
• Connections in the programmatic advertising space
• An entrepreneurial approach to business with the desire to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
• Superior communication skills, including face-to-face presentations, phone and email
• Solution-oriented focus with the ability to structure, negotiate, and close opportunities
• Proficient with Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs and CRM platforms
• BS/BA degree

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