Perl or Lua Software Developer (real-time bidding)

Perl Lua
Valbonne Consulting
Berlin, Germany
Full Time
Visa sponsor
Work Remote
Salary: €40,000.00 - €65,000.00

About Valbonne Consulting:

high traffic internet platform which grew organically to 40Mio unique users/month establishing R&D team in Berlin

About the job:

A leading multinational provider of real-time ad trading platforms. To grow their new site in Berlin and drive the expansion across Europe we are urgently seeking several Perl, Python and Lua Developers with a proven track record of previous projects and strong passion for Open Source Technologies and High-Traffic, High-Availability Software platforms.

Description in a few sentences:
  • privately owned and very tech-driven (the CEO is well known within the on Computational Theory research community).
  • have been on the market since many years and headquartered in the UK but with offices all around the world.
  • build media trading systems which are used by major companies like Google, Yahoo, Yandex, Facebook & Bing.
  • system is used to answer complex computational questions around probability, data processing and predict potential user behavior, interest and response over which advertisements to deliver.
From an engineering perspective this is highly challenging as it requires Real-Time processing to decide what ads get displayed. A lot of parameters are being taken into consideration to decide what content gets delivered (a problem which is essentially NP-hard). Their solution is cloud based (SaaS) and they structure their work in agile teams with fast deployment cycles.

Tasks:
✓ Working on complex high load projects deployed across the world;
✓ Development of business logic in form of Perl and Lua programs for in-house Internet advertisement platform;
✓ Functional testing of implemented business logic using Perl test framework;
✓ Support of offline backend data processing programs in Perl and/or Python;
✓ Coordination with other teams on integration issues;
✓ Direct discussions on implementation details with company clients;
✓ Analysis of system behavior in production.

Requirements:
✓ Experience in Perl from 2 years to 20 years;
✓ Strong focus on algorithm and system performance & experience;
✓ Ability to work with complicates business logic;
✓ Readiness to study;
✓ Good knowledge of English

Conditions:
✓ Smart people strive to surround themselves with people smarter than themselves. In this environment you will be working within a leading team of global subject matter experts;
✓ Professional growth, dealing with the latest technologies;
✓ Flexible working hours;
✓ Salary review 1-2 times per year;
✓ Payable overtime work;

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