Senior Software Engineer, Applications

Published on April 16, 2024

ABOUT THE TEAM Technology is at the core of what we do. Basis Technologies’ innovative Engineering team designs and develops new features and integrations for Basis, our industry-leading, comprehensive software solution. Our platform processes over 300 billion events per day and uses AI and machine learning to automate and simplify the entire digital campaign process. This team is all about data—and in order to create value from the massive amount of data we collect, engineering leverages their dynamic Data Engineering, Data Science, and Business Intelligence teams to create insights that benefit the industry as a whole. WAYS YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE You will be an integral part of a software development team building a SaaS platform for the ad-tech industry. On the Basis engineering team, software testers are involved in the full software development life-cycle (SDLC) from iteration planning to retrospectives.

WHO WE ARE 

Basis Technologies delivers software and services to automate digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands. 

Our comprehensive ad tech platform, Basis, supports the planning, reporting, and financial reconciliation of direct, programmatic, search, and social media, all in one place. 

We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally dedicated to building an inclusive culture of highly motivated individuals who create a positive and supportive environment together. We invest in our culture and support our employees so they can do their best work. 

Basis Technologies is headquartered in Chicago, and our employees have the flexibility to work in an office location, completely remote, or a hybrid of the two. Please note, we are hiring on a remote working basis only in the U.S. and Canada. 

ABOUT THE TEAM 
Basis Technologies' innovative Engineering team designs and develops new features and integrations for Basis, our industry-leading, comprehensive software solution. Basis automates digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands. As a member of our team, you’ll play a crucial role building customer-facing functionality and services for our integrated demand-side platform (DSP). 
We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally dedicated to building an inclusive culture of highly motivated individuals who create a positive and supportive environment together. 
WAYS YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE 
  • Leading projects spanning our entire tech stack while demonstrating and mentoring others on our best practices and high-quality standards. 
  • Demonstrating strong collaboration through pull requests, demos, and working relationships. Give and receive feedback positively, identify risks and blockers as they arise. 
  • Taking proactive ownership over deliverables, quality, and support across your team's systems and components. Be accountable for driving projects from ideation through production. 
  • Demonstrating a deep understanding of your team's business domain. Use your knowledge to identify risks and blockers during planning discussions. Ensure feasibility and alignment between business goals and technical implementation. 
  • Bringing a positive attitude to work and embody Basis' core principles. 
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE 
  • 5 years or more of professional software experience. 
  • Experience planning and building production-level web applications using Ruby on Rails and React. 
  • Strong grasp of data modeling, SQL, query optimization, tuning for read/write performance and scalability. 
  • Familiarity with Java. 
  • Knowledge and fluency in the tools used to build and maintain software: Git, Unix/Linux environments, and automated testing tools. 
BONUS POINTS 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field 
  • Experience with entire development cycle of projects 
  • Excited by a fast-paced product development environment 
  • Passion for Ad-Tech 
  • Enthusiastic growth-oriented mindset 
OUR TECH STACK 
  • Ruby, Java, JavaScript, React  
  • PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, MongoDB 
  • Docker, Kubernetes, AWS 
 Salary range: $112,000 - $190,000 per-year-salary 
Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Individual salary is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process. The total compensation package for this position may also include commission or bonus, company equity, and competitive benefits.
ANYTHING ELSE? 

Don't think you have all the skills required for this role? That's okay, we recognize that experience can be built in many ways. If you have relevant skills that are not reflected in your resume, we welcome your candidacy and encourage you to share more in an optional cover letter, even if your experience doesn’t match our exact requirements.  

LIFE WITH BASIS TECHNOLOGIES

We take care of our people and believe that our success depends on the growth and well-being of each one of our team members.  

We've been proudly recognized as:
Ad Age, Best Places to Work 2023, 2022, 2013
Built In, Best Workplaces 2023, 2022, 2021
Crain's Best Companies to Work for in Chicago 2022, 2021, 2020, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Crain's Best Companies to Work for in New York 2022, 2021, 2014
Dallas Morning News, Top Workplaces 2021, 2019, 2015
Denver Post, Top Workplaces 2022, 2021, 2020
Denver Business Journal's Largest Employers 2022, 2021, 2020
Fortune Magazine, Best Workplaces 2022, 2021, 2020, 2015, 2014

We provide a thoughtful perks and benefits package including competitive 401k/RRSP matching, mental health support, a funded health savings account, paid sabbatical, generous parental leave, a flexible work environment and time off policy, and more. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building teams that are diverse in thought, perspective, and culture. We celebrate all team members regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race or cultural background, religion, disability, and age.

Basis is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application processes. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at talent.acquisition@basis.net. 

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