Exchange Data Architect at OpenX
Krakow, PL

We are looking for a hands-on data architect for OpenX’s team in Krakow, Poland. He or she will work with the product managers and engineering teams to design and implement consistent and cost-effective data processing and reporting systems for our Exchange. Additionally, he or she will continue to modernize the design and implementation of the existing Exchange data pipeline while taking advantage of cloud-native services offered in GCP. This person will be successful as a result of excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders, a willingness to prototype potential solutions, and a focus on solving the right problems with the right technology.

The ideal candidate is a person who takes ownership, dives deep into topics, and thinks independently. Lastly, this person knows how to succeed in a startup environment and is always willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.

Please note: all stages are run remotely

Key Responsibilities

    • Work with the Exchange Data Team (currently in the USA) on design and implementation of new features.
    • Document and communicate designs and design decisions.
    • Take ownership of the data and reporting architecture for OpenX’s ad exchange.
    • Work with the product owners to help assess the level of effort and cost for projects.
    • Building consensus and driving execution.
    • Stay abreast of technology advances to identify opportunities for improvement


What We Expect

    • Experience working at scale with AWS or GCP.
    • Five or more years of hands-on development experience in Java or Scala.
    • Experience running batch and streaming data processing jobs at scale (Hadoop, Spark).
    • Experience with Avro, Thrift, Protobuff, or equivalent.
    • Experience with data warehousing technologies.
    • A creative, proactive, self-starter.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
    • Communicative English (spoken and written).
    • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience.


What Is Nice To Have

    • Experience with GCP data processing/storing solutions (DataFlow, BigQuery, etc)
    • Experience with Apache Beam
    • Experience working with a Data Science team.
    • Success driving and executing global projects.
    • Experience with products built on data, and/or high volume and/or machine learning is a plus.
    • AdTech Experience


What We Offer

    • Employment contract
    • Free catered lunches every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    • Extra days off
    • Travel allowance
    • Private medical healthcare for you and your relatives
    • Life insurance
    • Multicafeteria
    • Standing desks - all desks at our office are adjustable
    • Snacks & Drinks (healthy options available)
    • SocialX Club
    • Great opportunities to work with your local team as well as with the teams in the US
    • New modern office close to the City Center


Company At a Glance

OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.

We are one

One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.

Our customers define us

We know our business flourishes or dies because of our customers.

OpenX is mine

We are all owners of OpenX. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the excellence of our work.

We are an open book

We are eager to teach and share what we know with others.

We evolve fast

We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognize and repeat success aggressively. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism. Defensiveness is for weaklings!

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor, policy and company management.

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