Senior Software Engineer


At Criteo we face some of the most challenging and interesting problems in the advertising software industry. We work at a scale of speed, performance and complexity that few others in the industry have. Our dataset is about 40 petabytes in Hadoop (more than 30 TB extra per day), we take less than 10ms to respond to an ad request and we deliver billions of ads per day. To help us solve these challenges, Criteo is looking for the best of the best in terms of engineering talent within our cool and geeky environment!


We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Palo Alto.

What you will be doing:

  • Write high quality, maintainable code as leading member of the platform team
  • Be a part of a team working on a high volume, highly available system, critical to the success of the business
  • Participate in architecture discussions, influence the roadmap, and take ownership and responsibility over new projects
  • Build scalable, available, low latency systems designed to serve for high traffic
  • Build fault-tolerant distributed data processing systems from ground up

    What you Bring to the Role:

  • BS in Software Engineering or related field.
  • 4-6 years of programming experience in C#, Java, or C++.
  • You have a rock-solid foundation in Computer Science (data structures, algorithms, software design).
  • You are experienced with architecting, developing and extending large and complex systems.
  • A passion for shipping quality high-performance code.
  • You are a problem solver, a fixer, and a creative technologist. We believe coding is a talent and a passion, not just a skill.
  • You need to be a great team worker and a great communicator.

    Nice to have:

  • Experience with Big Data and technologies such as Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Pig, HBase, Hive
  • Experience with API and web services design
  • Experience with taking the initiative and acting as a technical lead
  • A passion for shipping quality high-performance code
  • Strong understanding of (one or more of the following): Java, Python, Scala, system design, distributed systems, web services, cloud infrastructure,
  • Experience in a web or mobile advertising technology business.
  • Working in a very fast-paced and continuously changing environment

    Learn More about Criteo R&D in Palo Alto:


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Criteo in Palo Alto


We recognize that engineering culture is key for building a world-class engineering organization. Our core values are getting stuff done, collaboration and respect, code quality, striving for excellence, and having fun at what we do.

About Criteo [CRTO]

Criteo (CRTO) delivers personalized performance marketing at an extensive scale. Measuring return on post-click sales, Criteo makes ROI transparent and easy to measure. Criteo has over 2,200 employees in 30 offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, serving 13,000 advertisers worldwide and with direct relationships with 17,500 publishers.

Other Reasons to Work with Us:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 100% coverage of Healthcare premium
  • Career advancement, global mobility encouraged
  • Generous Vacation policy
  • Fidelity 401(k) with company matching
  • Great office in Downtown Palo Alto
  • Fun Place to work - Snacks, Happy Hour, Massages, Ping-pong, Music Room, Cool Off-sites

Criteo is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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