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Senior Software Engineer

Job opening: Senior Software Engineer

What we do

Strike Social uses artificial intelligence to provide 24/7 optimization and drive the best outcomes in social media advertising. Through media-buying software and service, Strike powers 15,000+ campaigns globally each day for the world’s leading agencies and brands, including Disney, Honda, Xbox, Mattel and Wendy’s. With global operations, Strike is headquartered in Chicago and was named the city's Best B2B Startup in the 2016 Moxie Awards.

How do we do it

We are a growing team of independent thinkers who bring their diverse talents and backgrounds to help build a programmatic media-buying platform.  We work in an agile environment, and frequently pair program to improve collaboration and software quality. We are polyglots and you’ll see us use languages and frameworks like Typescript, Angular2, Python, Flask, and Pandas. Our infrastructure relies on Docker Swarm, Terraform, Consul, Nginx, Redis, Postgres, Redshift, Auth0 and Firebase.

About You

You are a passionate engineer who loves solving the world’s problems with technology.  You’ve got solid coding chops, and have demonstrated an ability to identify and learn new tools, languages and technologies. You welcome criticism and use it as a way to improve your own skills and methods. You are a mentor and understand the value in helping and developing others.  You are pragmatic and know how to strike a balance between building long-term value in software, and meeting business goals in a timely fashion.

Your Qualifications

  • You are fluent in multiple programming languages, particularly Python and Javascript.
  • You understand what data pipelines are and the challenges in building them.
  • You understand micro-service architecture, and know how to scale software systems.
  • You have experience with web development frameworks and can decide which ones to use and when.
  • You are familiar with various data stores - relational, and columnar.
  • You value test-driven development.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.



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