Software Architect
New York

About Moat

We help brands and media companies push the envelope on privacy-friendly models of advertising, help them make sound product decisions that involve running fewer ads, help make their ads load faster, fight botnets, and strive to de-fund fake news. We are a New York City-headquartered startup with a mission to help the world's top publishers and marketers make smarter decisions through real-­time data. Our analytics and intelligence software is used by The New York Times, Condé Nast, Kellogg's, P&G, Spotify, and hundreds of other major platforms and advertisers, and we have unique measurement integrations into Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube.

About the Opportunity 

  • Design and oversee development work on backend integrations with the world's largest ad platforms.
  • Build net-new functionality into the core Moat real-time backend responsible for ingesting tens of billions of analytic events every day.
  • Coordinate development efforts with the Moat anti-fraud team.
  • Mentor engineers, champion coding best practices, and keep an eye on dozens of pull requests per week.
  • Spot areas that are due for overhaul or rewrite, and make it happen.

About You

  • Strong background in backend software architecture.
  • Expertise in Linux and Python and familiarity with C.
  • Strong familiarity with AWS.
  • Good instincts as a mentor and code overseer.


All offers for employment with Moat are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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