Architect, Distributed Systems

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The Software Architect position in Amobee’s Distributed Systems team is a combined architectural design, technical leadership, and hands-on development role that contributes to Amobee’s success through expertise in large-scale distributed system. You will leverage matured existing systems to help design and create the next generation service architecture. Qualified individuals will have a solid background in the fundamentals of computer science, software system architecture and design, development process and best practices, distributed computing, and high availability.


  • Help define the vision of our next generation platform architecture.
  • Lead and drive cross-team/org platform-level initiatives and projects.
  • Discover opportunities in integrated/converged platforms, systems and resources, and lead to realize it.
  • Collaborate in design and implementation of our next-generation service oriented architecture stack that will power all services in our ecosystem.
  • Design and implement features evolving our online advertising product offerings.
  • Scale up and tune our ad serving pipeline for better performance, reliability, and throughput. Challenges come in the form of concurrency, data scale, extremely low latency requirement, and computational efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot critical production issues and provide technical insights.
  • Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in large-scale (distributed) system architecture, complex software design, high scalability and availability, optimization, etc.
  • Extensive experience with technical leadership, defining visions/solutions and collaborating/driving to see them to completion.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • A degree in Computer Science (preferred) or related engineering field. MS/PhD preferred.
  • Experience with Java or C++ is a must.
  • Proven skills in performance tuning, monitoring and measuring.
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of Unix operating systems, networking, and scaling techniques.
  • Knowledge in big data and cloud technologies is a strong plus.
  • Experience with related open source technologies such as Tomcat, Zookeeper, Kafka, Netty, RocksDB, etc. is a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
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    About Amobee 
    The world’s leading independent advertising platform, Amobee unifies all advertising channels—including TV, programmatic and social—across all formats and devices. We provide marketers with streamlined, advanced media planning capabilities powered by in-depth analytics and proprietary audience data. Our platform and technology, provides the most advanced advertising solutions for the convergence of digital and advanced TV— including linear TV, over the top, connected TV, and premium digital video. Enabling advertisers to plan and activate across more than 150 integrated partners, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and Twitter. 

    Amobee has been named to Fortune’s Top 10 Best Workplaces in Advertising and Marketing. Amobee’s platforms have been widely recognized amongst our industry winning numerous awards in technology innovation, see all Amobee Awards. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel, one of the largest telco companies in the world, reaching over 700 million mobile subscribers in 21 countries. Amobee operates across North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit or follow @amobee

    In addition to our great environment, we offer a competitive base salary, employee development programs and other comprehensive benefits. Please send a cover letter along with your resume when applying to the position of interest located at We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls and no recruiting agencies, please.

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