Our Opportunity

We are building the first agnostic TV advertising trading exchange which will automate trading and give power back to brands and media owners.

Our exchange with be transparent, liquid and pricing will be determined by the market. Our founding team will shape how media is trading in the future!

This role is the first hire in our Engineering division. It is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to build something truly unique and create the infrastructure the international media market trades off in the future.

Technology Overview

Our application in built on the Azure platform, which gives us the ability to scale rapidly when we need to and you should be familiar with it and it's features, specifically around instance imaging and dynamic resource provision. The application is written in .NET as a back end language with a React front end and you will need a high level of skill in both of these technologies. Our MVP has been built using an outsourced team, in the future you will either take over from them or retain them as part of your team, a decision you will make when appropriate. Finally, there is likely to be a blockchain element to our product and any experience in this field would be beneficial though not required.

Role

Our Lead Developer will be responsible for the functioning and design of the technology stack that we sell to prospects. You will ensure the architecture build of the system allows for smooth trading on the platform, with accurate data on what has been bought and sold (and by whom) and the market activity as a whole. You will also be responsible for the chat and alerts functionality of the system as well as mapping out and creating new functionality where appropriate. You will work with the Head of Trading & Operations to secure functioning APIs between systems, and managed third party suppliers that provide developer or software services for the platform. Data storage, compliance and integrity will also fall under your remit. Your work with the CEO will build out the tech offering of the business as it moves from BETA to hyper growth. The engineering team which you create will execute your plan of ensuring that the volume from the top 100 advertisers from the US & UK markets are seamlessly traded on the platform.

The tech stack of the platform will be your signature as you will be shaping the first of its kind trading platform for TV advertising in the market. You will continuously drive to improve the system, and incorporate client feedback / requests into the structure given by the Head of Business Development. As the company grows you will help build new products for the Media Exchange Group and ensure seamless transitions into new markets.


Salary range £55,000 — 65,000