Team Lead Software Engineer - New York

| Chicago


EMX, is a new programmatic marketplace which offers more powerful media solutions across supply, demand and data to publishers, advertisers, ad tech providers and agencies, including increased efficiencies, heightened transparency and an overall lift in ROI.


EMX combines the services of an automated global marketplace specializing in direct-to-consumer access through technologies like header bidding, with a leading deterministic data and decisioning platform for advertisers and brands. As an integrated business, EMX gives clients access to a unified supply chain providing access to more audiences on all screens, including TV, OOH, mobile and desktop.


Anchored within Engine, EMX is part of an international advertising powerhouse that affords us the ability to be a part of end-to-end marketing solutions for many of the world’s most recognizable brands.


EMX Digital is looking for a Team Lead Software Engineer to manage our client facing development team in New York. As an Engineer, you will develop both dedicated code bases as well as your team to help deliver EMX products and services as we operate in a world where 2 extra milliseconds of latency can make or break.


We look for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment; those who love wearing many hats, have a passion for mentoring, can change direction quickly, and show a passion for learning new technologies will thrive at EMX.   


If you have a passion for bringing new concepts to life, and love using the latest open-source technologies, then join us.


  • Analyze, design, coordinate and supervise the development of products and of the engineering team
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to build revolutionary new features into the platform
  • Analyze specifications and translate to requirements to task specifications for engineers
  • Work closely one-on-one with engineers to give the team the necessary tools to succeed
  • Responding promptly and professionally in the event of systems failure
  • Stay current with the latest development practices and apply your findings with the team
  • Write clean, modular code that is scalable and secure
  • Work with a technology stack that includes NodeJS, Angular2+, Vue, D3, Python, Git, AWS, and more!


  • BS degree in computer science, engineering or related field.
  • Experience using three of the following: JavaScript, Python, SQL, GIT, JSON, Java, DevOps, AWS.
  • 4 years' experience using NodeJS is a plus or 2 year's experience using Python.
  • 2 years' experience leading or mentoring a technical team.
  • Experience building complex, high-frequency applications.
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with competencies in design, user experience, data structures, algorithms, databases, software design and DevOps.
  • Eager to learn new languages, frameworks and tools.
  • Recommending architectural optimizations and solutions.
  • Experience in Adtech or Fintech is a plus, but not required.


  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k) employer contributions
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • Entertainment and travel discounts
  • Family-friendly benefits
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Collaborative environment
  • Shiny new MacBook Air or Pro
  • Surround yourself with some of the smartest people in the industry


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Located in Chicago, New York City (HQ), and San Francisco. We're surrounded by trendy restaurants and easy access to public transportation.

What are EMX Digital Perks + Benefits

EMX Digital Benefits Overview

We have an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, flexible time off, and many other perks. Come join our fast-growing team at our headquarters in New York City and our other offices in downtown Chicago, and San Francisco.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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