Senior Adtech Developer

Montreal, QC, Canada
Full Time
Mid Level

Senior AdTech Developer


Who we are: 


Valnet Inc. is a digital media company that specializes in content distribution. Valnet has rapidly grown to become a leader and global trendsetter in content creation and distribution. Our core business lies in acquiring some of the most trendy entertainment news websites and investing our resources into growing them into leading global brands across several entertainment verticals. With over 22 websites and 36 YouTube channels, Valnet’s notable acquisitions include, Screen Rant, CBR, Game Rant, MakeUseOf, Android Police and more.


A place of cutting edge innovation and fierce digital content experts, Valnet is taking editorial and video publishing to the next level. Our overarching vision and mission statement: distribute editorial and video content to millions of viewers daily across our websites, YouTube channels, and Social Media platforms.


The opportunity: 


Valnet is seeking a highly analytical, knowledgeable and driven Senior AdTech Developer to join a multi-functional development team. You will be partnering with business stakeholders across the Valnet brands to plan implementations of direct and programmatic advertising. 


What you will be doing: 


  • Responsible for new development and maintaining all public sites to optimal performance levels.
  • Play an active role in the analysis phase when defining the features with the tech lead.
  • Design, develop and maintain high performance solutions for our AdTech applications including ad targeting and content management
  • Recommend solutions to expand Valnet’s AdTech offerings
  • Improving code performance and core web vitals for the web pages
  • Maintain strong knowledge about the latest web development standards and development tools.


Technical requirements:

  • 5+ years experience as a back-end developer.
  • Experience working with high traffic websites
  • Experience with ad technologies and ad bidding processes
  • Deep understanding of programmatic ad life cycle
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript
  • Experience with single page application and ajax 
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Strong knowledge of modularization and library development approach
  • LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP)


Technical Assets:

  • BitBucket, JIRA, GIT, PHPStorm, Jenkins.
  • Shell Script (Bash).
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, SCSS.
  • Good understanding of SEO practice / Google Analytics / Google page speed.



Culture & Community

  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Daily lunches
  • Friday breakfast
  • Quarterly events
  • Team dinners/ lunches
  • Barber / nail services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tire change service
  • Free parking

Health & Wellness

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Vision care
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Sports Nights

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