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Sr. Software Engineer (Ad Tech)

| Greater NYC Area

Company Overview

The Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, which reaches a growing audience of more than 40M US uniques monthly, includes Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, Spin, Vibe,Stereogum and Death and Taxes. The company has operations based in New York City and Los Angeles and syndicates content to more than 16 countries worldwide.

Job Summary

Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group is seeking a talented developer with a bias for Frontend development to take the lead in maintaining our proprietary ad delivery library, and integrating new header bidding partners as we onboard them. Strong JavaScript and CSS skills are a must, as is knowledge of GPT, and ideally Google Ad Manager (Formerly DFP) and Prebid.js. Candidate will also have the opportunity to work with the libraries that integrate our JavaScript delivery library into the sites on our network, as well as build custom ad products, microsites and ad campaigns.

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Maintain and optimize our proprietary JavaScript ad delivery library
  • Integrate new header bidding partners into that library as we onboard them
  • Lead the development of new ad products and custom ad campaigns
  • Develop test cases for header bidding partners to ensure their continued performance
  • Troubleshoot ad delivery or header bidding performance issues when they arise
  • Above all maintain a clean code base

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years experience creating and maintaining web / JavaScript applications
  • STRONG JavaScript experience including ES6
  • Strong CSS experience including CSS preprocessors like LESS or SASS
  • Experience with JavaScript bundlers like webpack
  • Strong understanding of page lifecycle, page rendering, and AJAX requests
  • Experience with GPT (Google Publisher Tag)
  • Experience with header bidding libraries like Prebid.js or proprietary libraries like Amazon’s Transparent Ad Marketplace

Nice to have

 Public (GitHub, Bitbucket) and open source contributions

Prometheus Global Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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