You are a software engineer with a passion for open source communities and philosophies who wants to bring that collaborative spirit to work. Get in on the ground floor of our dynamic organization and make your mark in open source by designing and implementing our award-winning platform technologies for scale, performance, and rock-solid reliability. You�ll use your technical skills to help web publishers grow their business and drive revenue by developing compelling, open online advertising products and services. This is a highly visible role � you�ll be writing code that will be viewed by millions every day! If you have a positive attitude, thrive in a fast paced environment, and possess proficiency with transaction processing systems and data replication, this is the role for you.
As the Platform Engineer at our Pasadena, CA location, your primary mission will be to design and implement high-performance, highly accessible distributed storage and processing platforms able to handle billions of transactions per day. An essential part of this position will be your strong programming skills in C++, Java, or PHP, which will allow you to write tools to provide open and flexible access to data. Your strong communication and organizational skills will be invaluable as you work with engineering and product teams across multiple countries to meet deliverables. Most importantly, your hands-on experience with high volume transaction processing systems and large-scale network programming will equip you to develop the infrastructure for our open platforms. If you are a software engineer who desires a role that combines your passion for open source technologies and your problem-solving skills to tackle technical challenges in the areas of distributed computing and enterprise integration, then this is the opportunity for you!
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About OpenX: OpenX's purpose is to help businesses worldwide grow by providing compelling, open online advertising products and services that drive revenue. OpenX operates at the intersection of advertising technology, advertising business model innovation and open-source communities. Today OpenX's primary product is the world's leading open-source ad server, which is used by over 30,000 publishers on more than 100,000 web sites in order to configure ad space, manage and optimize ad inventory and serve ads. More than 200 billion ad impressions run through OpenX's software every month. OpenX is used by web sites in over 100 countries and has been translated by its community of users into over 20 languages. OpenX is rapidly building out a world-class team to build and execute a compelling, differentiated commercial strategy on top of OpenX's significant existing asset base.
OpenX is led by CEO Tim Cadogan (former SVP Global Advertising Marketplaces at Yahoo! and early core team member at GoTo/Overture) and Chairman Jon Miller (former CEO and Chairman of AOL, now Sr Partner at Velocity Interactive Group). OpenX is backed by Accel Partners, Index and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures among others. OpenX is headquartered in Pasadena, CA with offices in London, New York and Poznan (Poland).
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