Strike Social harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to help the world's leading agencies and brands — including Beats, Xbox, Honda, Mattel, Lionsgate and Trunk Club — succeed in YouTube and social media advertising. We were recently named the No. 17 fastest-growing private company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine.

Job Opening: Data Engineer

What we do

Strike Social harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to drive the best outcomes in YouTube and social media advertising. Through media-buying software and service, Strike Social manages 15,000+ campaigns each day for the world’s leading agencies and brands, including Beats, Xbox, Honda, Mattel, Lionsgate and Trunk Club. With a workforce presence in 16 major markets — including headquarters in Chicago and offices in Kraków and Manila — Strike Social was recently named the No. 17 fastest-growing private company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine. Learn more at

How do we do it

We are a growing team of independent thinkers who bring their diverse talents and backgrounds to help build a programmatic media-buying platform. We work in an agile environment, and frequently pair program to improve collaboration and software quality. We are polyglots and you’ll see us use languages and frameworks like Typescript, Angular2, Python, Flask, and Pandas. Our infrastructure relies on Nomad, Terraform, Consul, Vault, Nginx, Redis, Postgres, Redshift, and Auth0.

About You

You are a passionate engineer who loves solving the world’s problems with technology. You’ve got solid coding chops, and have demonstrated an ability to identify and learn new tools, languages and technologies. You welcome criticism and use it as a way to improve your own skills and methods. You are a mentor and understand the value in helping and developing others. You are pragmatic and know how to strike a balance between building long-term value in software, and meeting business goals in a timely fashion.

Your Qualifications

  • You understand concepts like Data Warehousing, and ETL Architecture.
  • You have experience developing data ingestion and integration pipelines.
  • You know what it takes to build scalable and performant data models.
  • You understand the differences between relational and columnar databases.
  • You have worked with web development frameworks like Flask, Django, and Sinatra.
  • You value test-driven development.

Working at Strike Social:

Strike Social is a close-knit, work-hard/play-hard environment. If you want a fun, challenging and rewarding experience, apply to join our team! Aside from standard (and generous) employee benefits, Strike offers unlimited PTO, an open office environment, casual dress code, a spectacular Loop location and frequent team outings.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.


Company Reviews

"Everyone I work with makes Strike Social a blast. We all come in and work hard and have a great time, which has helped us become leaders in the ad tech space."
Jason Nesbitt
VP, Media & Agency Operations
at Strike Social
"I took a once-in-a-lifetime trip to work with my colleagues in the Philippines. I love the growth potential here and our great global team."
Marissa Minichello
Account Strategist
at Strike Social
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Why work with us
We invest in our people. From hiring the best talent to rewarding our employees both personally and professionally, we strive to create a culture that is second to none (as evidenced by our top Glassdoor rating). We also believe in transparency. That means your voice will be heard, and you will be directly involved in work that matters.
Strike Social was built with a lot of gut and grit — so we think big while staying scrappy. With offices in Chicago, Kraków and Manila, our operations span the globe. As we continue to grow, we're committed to maintaining our entrepreneurial spirit and fun, supportive culture. With that in mind, our mission is clear: create amazing tech, provide excellent service and take the time to celebrate our shared success.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive pay and stock options
401K (with match)
Health, vision and dental
Unlimited PTO
Commuter transit (pre-tax)
Top-notch technology to help our employees do their best work
Company-sponsored happy hours and team outings
Beer and LaCroix fridge and a ton of healthy snacks
An open, bright and convenient office in the Loop with stunning views of the river and lake
Opportunity for world travel, including to our offices in Kraków and Manila

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