Senior Software Engineer, Platform

| Philadelphia, PA, USA | Hybrid
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Out-of-Home (OOH) is the fastest growing channel in advertising. From billboards to retail media to urban panels, 98% of us see at least one OOH advertisement every week. It’s a part of life. As the pioneer in OOH technology, we build solutions that help brands find their audience in the right place at the right time, on digital signage networks around the corner, or around the world. 


About us:


Vistar Media is the home of out-of-home (OOH). As a global ad tech company and the world's largest digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising marketplace, we offer technology designed to make buying and selling OOH media easier. Our goal is simple: to help the world's marketers leverage OOH's unique ability to motivate and delight. 


From strategic partnerships with major media owner networks to executing impactful campaigns with renowned global brands such as Nestlé, Porsche, Target, and Levi's, our team is filled with passionate, innovative, and collaborative problem solvers, engaging and entertaining consumers like you in the real world. Find your home in out-of-home - find your people at Vistar.



We are looking for a passionate Senior Platform Engineer to design and develop solutions related to cloud infrastructure, CI/CD, security, and other platform-wide services to drive our internal engineering teams. We also encourage mentorship through pair programming to help bring our team to the next level. Senior Platform Engineers are expected to participate in these activities and set the standard for the team.


Our ideal candidates are familiar with current trends in web technology, and have extensive experience in cloud infrastructure design and provisioning. Ideal candidates should also be familiar with infrastructure-as-code platforms, CI/CD best practices, as well as security-minded infrastructure design. You should be able to work independently with little supervision, along with excellent organization, problem-solving, and collaboration skills to be able to effectively give and receive feedback from team members.


Ultimately, the role of the Senior Platform Engineer is to build (and enable their teammates to build) high-quality, performant and well-tested infrastructure solutions and internal tooling that complies with coding standards and quality expectations of the leadership team and our clients.

What you'll do:

  • Take a technical leadership role on features and team roadmaps
  • Large group communications and presentations
  • Work with the architecture team to develop maintainable, effective, and efficient solutions
  • Help to onboard and mentor other engineers on the team
  • Maintain a high level of productivity while making significant contributions to infrastructure, CI/CD, and internal tooling initiatives
  • Participate in a rigorous code review process, including giving and receiving critical feedback
  • Work directly with internal engineering teams to understand gaps in our shared infrastructure and tooling
  • Write well-designed, well-tested code
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade existing systems

What experience we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g. engineering, computer science, etc.), or Bachelor's degree in any field and 7+ years of professional experience working as a Software Engineer.
  • 6-12+ years of relevant work experience in cloud infrastructure and/or dev ops
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud computing platforms (AWS preferred)
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code platforms
  • Experience with the building and maintenance of CI/CD platforms
  • Experience in at least two of the following is preferred, but not required: Go, Scala/Java, Python, JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Experience with a formal code review process is a plus
  • Experience in technical/team leadership preferred

What we offer:

  • Flexible, fun start-up environment and culture.
  • An approachable and accessible C-Suite.
  • Comprehensive health benefits.
  • 401k + match.
  • Quarterly Lifestyle Stipend.
  • Unlimited PTO and summer Fridays.
  • Company-wide and team specific entertainment budgets for both in-person and virtual team building.
  • A flexible hybrid work environment, with a fully stocked kitchen, weekly catered lunches, and casual attire while in office.
  • Sponsored Volunteer Events and Vistar Gives Back program.
  • An awesome and supportive bunch of people to work with and learn from.

If you’re ambitious, highly driven, and interested in making an impact, Vistar is the place for you. Apply to join our team… we’ll see you out there.


Recruiting fraud is a serious issue facing jobseekers. Please be aware that Vistar Media would never require personal information (such as bank account information) during the interview process. Should an employee from Vistar Media reach out to you, that communication will come from an @vistarmedia.com email address. During a typical interview process, you will have several phone, video, and/or in-person interviews with multiple Vistar Media employees before a hiring decision is made. We do not require payment from applicants for training or other costs incurred, nor do we offer compensation before hiring.

More Information on Vistar Media
Vistar Media operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA and W Toronto, Ontario, Sydney, Australia. Vistar Media was founded in 2012. It has 235 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Open door policy, OKR operational model, Team based strategic planning, Open office floor plan, Hybrid work model and In-person all-hands meetings. To see all 19 open jobs at Vistar Media, click here.
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