Head Of Scale Computing at Quantcast
San Francisco, CA, US

Scale and Transport develops and operates the realtime key-value store providing feature lookups for this edge system (10TB, 2 million requests/second, ~20ms p99 client latency) and for the custom map-reduce cluster, custom sql-on-mapreduce solution, and the open-source hdfs compatible QFS distributed filesystem responsible for hosting the computations for offline reporting, featurization, and training.

As a Sr Engineering Manager on the Scale & Transport team, you would grow and develop a skilled group of distributed computing engineers to solve these significant problems of scale. The ideal candidate will understand how to align the roadmap of a platform team with a customer focused company, and bring demonstrated expertise in managing and developing skilled engineers in a technically demanding area. Reliability, efficiency, and cost control are all key to team success!
Responsibilities:

    Scale the feature store w/the bidding system while effectively controlling costs and meeting demanding latency and throughput requirements
    Work closely with principals engineers to develop, circulate, and execute on a technical roadmap
    Develop positive relationships with your customers
    Mentor and develop the members of your team from both a technical and soft skill perspective
    Build a well-balanced team by partnering with talent acquisition

Requirements:

    5+ years of engineering experience, and demonstrated experience developing technically strong teams
    Experience developing and operating real time low latency, high volume distributed systems AND/OR high throughput distributed computing clusters such as map-reduce or spark
    Experience with all phases of software development (design, development, test, operations, end-of-life)
    Experience building and operating distributed systems on one of the major cloud platforms
    Hands-on experience with either Real Time Bidding (RTB) in AdTech space, High Frequency Trading (HFT) systems, or something of similar scale

Quantcast is an audience intelligence and measurement company headquartered in San Francisco. Combining machine learning, a privacy-by-design approach, and live data drawn from more than 100 million online destinations, Quantcast provides software, information and advertising services for marketers, publishers and advertising agencies worldwide. Founded in 2006, Quantcast has employees in 20 offices across 10 countries.

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