Engineering Manager - Bidder Platform
Xandr
Montréal, QC
Primary Responsibilities

Managing a group of distributed systems & web services engineers for bidder platform
Building, maintaining and executing a 6-month roadmap of projects for the team
Primary stakeholders: Other engineering teams, capacity planning teams
Technical Responsibilities

Ensuring computing resources are being used in a manner that allows for maximum business growth
Hardware capacity planning for a large distributed system (bidder) costing us ~$2+ Million per year
Partner with the capacity planning team to generate long-term hardware forecasts, taking into account future business growth
Espouse and adopt engineering practices that optimize for time-to-production, reliability and minimizing bugs
Making architectural changes to our distributed systems & web services to be more bug resistant and allow for contributions from a large group of engineers from several other teams.
Migration of applications to kubernetes and possibly to external clouds
Empower engineers to help themselves by building dashboards/metrics for our applications
Languages/technologies: C, php, Golang, kubernetes, Linux, Kafka

Qualifications

People Responsibilities

Help grow the Montreal office in 2019 and beyond (including possibly starting a campus hiring/intern program in 2020)
Provide technical and people mentorship to mix of individual contributors and other team leads that focus on web services & distributed systems
Build an inclusive, engaging team culture
Impact beyond immediate team
Encourage learning & development within the larger AppNexus community (especially within the still-small Montreal office)
Understand client concerns (from both the buy side and sell side parts of the company) and optimize our applications for their needs (for example, being able to remove limits on their object growth imposed on them by hardware limitations