Lead Software Engineer

Berlin
Nowtilus /
Permanent /
Hybrid
This position is for Nowtilus, the media tech company in which Equativ invested in 2022. Founded in 2007 in Berlin and Halle, Nowtilus is a pioneer in video advertising and personalization services through its award-winning Dynamic Ad Insertion Platform Serverside.ai, a comprehensive solution that addresses compatibility issues in digital streaming.

Nowtilus helps broadcasters, telcos, and publishers monetize their FAST, AVOD, and OTT TV streaming platforms by offering seamless, personalized, and relevant ad experiences.

Nowtilus is also at the forefront of HbbTV technology development and deployment, leading the evolution of traditional broadcasting into the possibilities that IP datacasting offers to programmers and advertisers:www.servcerside.ai

About the Job ๐Ÿ‘‡

Youโ€™ll take part in strategic product and projectoriented software development. The team you are working with aims to build the fastest and most scalable SSAI platform. You will play a key role in this mission, helping to enable the team and adding your signature to the effort. Your interest in tech and learning will give you quick access to our 4 product stacks: Live, VOD, HBBTV, and Audio.


What You Will Do โœ๏ธ

You will plan and help to architect the best path to achieve non-functional product requirements with deadlines and customer-facing functional requirements. From merge reviews to scrum grooming, you will help the team understand and comply with clean coding guidelines. By coding critical parts of the stack, and optimizing algorithms yourself, you will stay very much hands-on in this role.


Your Responsibilities ๐Ÿ“
Software development is the focus of this position. Your experience with architectures, best practices in the software development process, and clean code will allow you to bring the team to the next level. 

As a Lead Software Engineer you are expected to:
- Design excellent features
- Write outstanding code
- Raise the bar for coding standards in the team
- Improve the planability of the team delivery


Your Skills ๐Ÿ’ก

You have been the tech lead of a small team in a quality oriented environment and you have provable experience in the following:
- Node.js, optionally Golang or polyglot
- Clean code writing and use of: eslint, prettier, husky, gitlab-ci, docker, strict MR workflow, automated versioning
- MongoDB, optionally any TSDB
- Optional DevOps knowledge with Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform+Helm, Gitlab, Jenkins, Slack API, Grafana, Micro-Service Architecture, bash, python.

You also have:
- Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience in video streaming technologies
- Strong customer orientation
- Team player attitude
- Ability to work in a multinational team immersed in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
๐Ÿ‘‹ About us 

Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, LiquidM and Nowtilus โ€” four proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply- side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication.

Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally with a team of more than 550 people in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology. Learn more at Equativ.com.

The company is ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and in the Financial Timesโ€™ FT 1000: Europeโ€™s Fastest-Growing Companies.

Equativ (formerly Smart AdServer) has been awarded the HappyIndex@Work label and is proud to be among the best companies in the ChooseMyCompany ranking, recognized for its flexible working environment.

Come and lead the charge with us in building a transparent ecosystem based on quality!

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Equativ is an equal opportunity employer. Equal access to employment, services, and programs are available to everyone, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation throughout the application and/or interview process, please contact the recruitment team at ta-team@equativ.com