Staff Engineer, Ad Serving (Golang) - Samsung Ads

    • Samsung Electronics America
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 190,000.00 - 220,000.00 per year
Full Time


Ad serving
Data processing
Continuous improvement
Computer science
Software engineering
Problem solving
Concurrent programming
Software development
Computer hardware

Job Details

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Staff Engineer to join our Samsung Ads team. As a Staff Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining our ad serving software, predominantly leveraging the Go programming language. Your expertise will play a crucial role in driving the success of our advertising technology, helping us efficiently deliver targeted and relevant ads to our users. If this sounds like you, please read on!

Over the last few years, Samsung has been investing in building a portfolio of engaging services across its devices to complement its market-leading hardware business, while leveraging its unparalleled global distribution footprint. These services, coupled with a vast partner network and proprietary data, generate a massive opportunity for ad-based monetization. Six years into this journey, Samsung Ads is a highly successful and fast-growing business. This business and its continued future success depend on the products, technologies, and tools owned by the Global Ads Product & Engineering team. Hundreds of people strong, with a substantial presence in five countries, the Global Ads P&E team is a dynamic and complex organization, operating across a broad spectrum of product and strategic domains.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop ad serving software using the Go programming language, ensuring high performance, scalability, and reliability in the system
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, data scientists, and other engineers, to define requirements and deliver innovative ad tech solutions
  • Optimize ad delivery algorithms and infrastructure to ensure efficient utilization of resources and minimal latency
  • Implement and maintain real-time data processing pipelines for ad targeting and user profiling
  • Build monitoring and analytics tools to track ad performance, user engagement, and system health, providing insights to improve our ad serving capabilities
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers, fostering a culture of learning and collaboration within the team
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in ad tech and contribute to the continuous improvement of our systems through research and innovation
  • Participate in code reviews, architectural discussions, and technical decision-making processes

Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a track record of delivering high-quality, scalable software
  • Strong expertise in Go programming language (Golang) and proficiency in concurrent programming
  • Proven experience with developing ad tech or ad serving platforms with high impact
  • Knowledge of ad tech protocols and standards (e.g., OpenRTB, VAST, VPAID) is a plus
  • Experience with distributed systems, microservices architecture, and containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Familiarity with data stores and databases, such as SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Ability to troubleshoot and optimize performance bottlenecks in large-scale systems
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

Join our dynamic team and play a key role in shaping the future of our ad tech platform. If you're passionate about building cutting-edge advertising solutions and have a solid background in Go development, we would love to hear from you!


Compensation for this role is expected to be between $190,000 and $220,000. Actual pay will be determined considering factors such as relevant skills and experience, and comparison to other employees in the role.


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