Software Engineer

Irvine, CA / Los Angeles, CA / Seattle, Washington / San Francisco, CA
Technology & Development – Engineering /
Full-time /

As a Software Engineer, you will work directly with our Runtime team on Viant’s ad server, managing a high-volume, low-latency application that processes billions of unique requests a day. This role offers a great opportunity to work with state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms as part of bid optimization, dynamic performance optimization, as well as develop a self-diagnostic and healing architecture.


    • Provide technical expertise to implement and deliver various web and other system projects
    • Organize and participate in review sessions and contribute to design insights for the projects
    • Develop good quality projects in a challenging timeframe and assist other members of the team
    • Participate in system testing to ensure quality deliverables
    • Contribute to the development and continuous review of the existing projects as well as participate in view and scope of future projects
    • Engage in all phases of software development life cycle
    • Interface with program managers and other developers for project-based assignments


    • Minimum B.S in computer science or related fields preferred
    • Strong foundation in computer science and OOP
    • 3+ years of experience programming in GoLang
    • Prior experience programming in Java preferred
    • Experience with MySQL, Oracle and other database technologies
    • Able to develop detailed design specifications
    • Expert ability to effectively identify and resolve project issues in a timely manner


    • Investing in our employee’s professional growth is important to us, but so is investing in their well-being. That’s why Viant was voted one of the BEST PLACES TO WORK!
    • Some our favorite employee benefits include fully paid health insurance, paid parental leave and unlimited PTO and more. View a list of our benefits here.
$130,000 - $150,000 a year
In accordance with California law, the range provided is Viant’s reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. Final title and compensation for the position will be based on several factors including work experience and education.

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About Viant

For over 25 years, Viant® (NASDAQ: DSP) has been at the forefront of technology innovation for advertisers. As a premier enterprise-grade Demand Side Platform, Viant excels in delivering omnichannel digital advertising, driving growth through connected television (CTV), advanced identity solutions, and AI-driven Autonomous Advertising. Through the Adtricity® sustainability program, Viant champions a more sustainable future for digital advertising. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Viant has received accolades from G2 as the Best Software in Marketing & Advertising, Great Place to Work® certification, and the Business Intelligence Group’s Innovation award for AI advancements. Learn more at

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