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Lead Software Engineer (AI Product Lab)



Software Engineering, Product, Data Science
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023

Join our dynamic Media Intelligence Team at Smartly as a Lead Software Engineer! We are on a mission to revolutionize the marketing industry by empowering marketers to optimize their budgets effectively.

As a valued member of our self-organizing development team, you will have the autonomy to shape our roadmap and select the best technologies for each project. You'll collaborate closely with data scientists, machine learning engineers, software developers, product managers and our customers, including the world's largest online marketers.

Our technology-agnostic approach allows us to continuously adapt and choose the most efficient tools for the job. We build our products utilizing an on-premise Kubernetes cluster that runs our React frontend and TypeScript backend. They provide user interfaces to our ML workflows that are implemented in Python as serverless / AWS-based solutions. We're eager to have you on board to help us innovate and expand our high-impact applications.

If you are a growth-oriented individual with a passion for building AI products in the marketing realm, our team eagerly awaits your talents! Let's work together to help our customers maximize the potential of their ad creatives.

Your responsibilities include…

  • Work with your product owner to break down project milestones into stories of manageable size and continuously plan the work for the next three months.

  • Mentor your team on software development practices and propagate best practices like testing, monitoring, or clean code.

  • Use your skills and experience to continuously improve our software architecture, coding practices, tools, and processes.

  • Write high-quality frontend and backend code to deliver your team’s products and services.

We're definitely looking for you if you...

  • Have several years of experience full-stack developing distributed systems in a modern service-oriented architecture - ideally in building data science products

  • Have extensive experience with the most important parts of our technology stack: TypeScript, React, NodeJS, Python

  • Can work effectively and efficiently in large codebases incl. monorepos

  • Are eager to work with modern AI technologies and learn everything you need to know so that you can utilize these in our products.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders from various departments such as product, engineering, and infrastructure to ensure customer needs are met. Translating business/product needs to viable solutions is a must.

  • Apply and enhance soft skills through close collaboration with colleagues and customers. Participate in customer calls, knowledge sharing, mentoring junior engineers, running productive meetings, and pair programming/debugging to grow our soft skills.

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Meet Smartly.io

Smartly.io is one of the world’s largest SaaS digital advertising platforms. We help brands better reach audiences, engage creatives and learn what performs best across the largest media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snap, Pinterest, TikTok, and Google.

We manage nearly $5B in ad spend and help 700+ brands worldwide. Our leading end-to-end technology and outstanding customer helps brands like Walmart, FanDuel, L’Oreal, Warner Bros. Discovery, Nestle, and Disney/ESPN to better reach audiences, engage creatives and learn what performs best.

We offer growth-minded people opportunities to make an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative and inclusive environment built on a culture of trust, transparency, and feedback. You’ll work with a team of 600+ Smartlies, representing 60+ nationalities. We operate in 13 countries across 24 locations.

At Smartly.io, you can enjoy the freedom to harmonize work and personal life. As a global, hybrid organization, we are mindful to collaborate in ways that allow everyone, everywhere to be productive and feel included.

Join our global team to change the future of digital marketing!

Learn more at smartly.io/careers.