1+ months

Java Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
Staff Software Engineer II (Austin, TX or Morrisville, NC)
Valassis Digital Company is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer II for our Optimization- Big Data team. The ideal candidate is energized by the thought of working with our data scientists and 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 big data software systems and analytics that power our Display Advertising systems
         Apply algorithms and big data technologies to solve business problems
         Participate in multi-disciplinary projects with our data science and platform teams
         Maintain our data pipeline by diagnosing, predicting and correcting scaling problems
         Contribute to our teams growing set of development platforms, monitoring tools, and processes
Preferred Skills
         Interested in working on big data systems and technologies
         Proficiency in high level languages such as Java, Scala and Python
         Hands on experience with Spark or Map-Reduce
         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
         BS in Computer Science or other technical discipline (with significant computer coursework)
        3-5 years of professional software experience  
         Experience developing Java/Scala/Python applications in a big data environment
Valassis Digital is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuel superior display advertising and media offerings. Through proprietary technology and the Valassis Digital Consumer Graph, we power the lifecycle of marketing campaigns from planning to activation and measurement. In fact, 19 of 20 leading brands work with Valassis Digital to drive better campaign performance.

Valassis has a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, dollar for dollar 401k matching and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available; not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
Valassis is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process.

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2020-03-04

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