Senior Backend Engineer C++ – AdTech (All genders)

  • Full-time
  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Skills / Job Stream Ref: Software
  • Department: Operations

Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination & technology that learns about your tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to Dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music,  entertainment, news and sports content around.

Through partnerships with the world's leading publishers and content creators, France Télévisions, Le Parisien, CBS, Bein Sports, CNN, GQ, Universal Music Group, VICE and more, Dailymotion commands 3 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world.

At Dailymotion, we‘re storytellers. We build the best place for people to enjoy the videos that matter. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring discoverable stories to life through premium content from the world’s best publishers. We do this by helping these publishers grow their audiences and monetize their content, their way.

Dailymotion is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We value inclusion and we want you to help us thrive for a more diverse community.

Job Description

Dailymotion is searching for a Software Engineer to join our AdTech team and work on building and improving our in-house monetization platform which serves billions of ad impressions each month.

We are specifically seeking a Senior-level C++ Backend Software Engineer with a passion for building highly scalable, low-latency multithreaded server-side applications.

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on a key component at the heart of the organization’s revenue pipeline and grow your skills within a collaborative and inclusive culture that values the input of all team members.


  • Design and implement key functions in our Ads platform which requires elegant yet powerful software solutions to support latency-sensitive high-frequency traffic.
  • Coordinate with engineers to ensure seamless integration with other pieces of the platform.
  • Follow the “you build it - you run it” mindset (including production deployments)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system problems and customer issues under a very tight service level agreement.



  • Minimum 3 years experience in C++ 11/14/17/20 programming
  • Strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Familiarity with Git, Unix-like operating systems, and shell scripting
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)


  • Experience in networking and multi-threaded environments
  • AdTech experience
  • Facebook’s Folly/Wangle/Proxygen libraries
  • CMake and Conan package manager
  • Golang (our feature tests and other parts of the system are implemented in Golang)
  • Clang-based tooling (we use ASan, MSan, TSan, UBSan, and IWYU)
  • CI/CD: Docker, Helm, Jenkins X, Kubernetes
  • Other programming languages (we use Python and Bash to implement supporting tools)

Additional Information

At Dailymotion, we empower candidates to take action. If this job sounds like a great opportunity for you, be confident in your skills, we are always happy to meet you! If needed, we can accommodate our recruitment process for your special abilities.

Location: Paris, France
Type of contract: CDI
Start Date: ASAP

For the France offices 

  • 🏡Hybrid Work Framework (4 types of remote work : Full office /Flex office (1/2 days remote) / Flex remote (1/2 days at the office) / Full remote + ability to work 3 month abroad)
  • 💰 Saving Plan Vivendi 
  • 🍼  Paternity leave or Coparental leave extended 
    🕶️  Living Employee Culture (Events / Trainings / Partys / All hands / Dailymotion tradition…) 
  • 🚀  Career development support (training / internal mobility / compensation cycle / 360 quarter feedback review …)
  • 🏥  High-end Health Insurance and Personal Services Vouchers (CESU)
  • ⛱️  Paid Time off – RTT and Saving time plan (CET)
  • ✅  Meal Vouchers – Public Transport and Bike refund 
  • 🎡 European Economic and Social Committee (sport membership/cinemas vouchers/gift vouchers/discount)  

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