At eyeo we create software that puts users in control of their online browsing experience. Our products, including Adblock Plus, Adblock Browser, Flattr, and Trusted News, help sustain and grow a fair, profitable and open web, while providing user-friendly monetization for publishers and advertisers. Our most popular product, Adblock Plus, is used on more than 100 million active devices worldwide. Founded in Cologne, Germany in 2011, eyeo currently employs a team of more than 150 specialists in development, data science, business development, design and PR, with satellite offices in Berlin and Malmö, and remote workers in the US, Nigeria, Canada and across Europe.

eyeo GmbH

Chromium Software Engineer

How we work

eyeo colleagues are based all over the world. We practice agile and work in distributed, cross-functional teams that span nearly every timezone. Many of our tech teams prefer to work asynchronously.

After your morning coffee, you'll be expected to...

  • Develop libadblockplus and ABP Chromium, using mainly your C++ skills, but with some bits of JavaScript and Java
  • Keep up with changes related to Chromium versions and translate these into the required changes for our libraries
  • Optimizing memory usage and performance for our mobile partners, while striving for high ad-blocking quality
  • Ensure the stability of our SDKs across all platforms and partners via automated tests, code reviews and collaboration with your QA colleagues
  • Ensure that partner requests are answered and implemented and that partners are satisfied

What you bring to the table...

  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • Extensive experience in modern C++ (minimum C++11)
  • Understanding of Chromium browser internals
  • Experience in JavaScript, ideally also familiar with V8
  • Experience designing the architecture of software components
  • Experience with concurrency/multithreaded development
  • Continuous Integration at least as a user (bonus for having set up CI pipelines)
  • Knowledge of the Git version control system
  • Familiarity with agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, etc)
  • Proactive problem solver with a good attitude
  • Fluent in both verbal and written English

It's awesome, but not required, if you know about...

  • Experience in Java, ideally with JNI
  • Experience developing and unit testing mobile applications, ideally Android native
  • Knowledge about other programming languages like Python, Kotlin or Rust
  • Understanding of the ad tech landscape
  • Experience using and creating Docker containers
  • Remote work experience

What we offer:

  • Work from home, one of our offices, or a co-working space—we trust you to find what works best for you
  • Stipend for one of the following: home office, co-working space, or relocation
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 days paid vacation days
  • Your choice of hardware and setup
  • Personal and professional development budget
  • Monthly childcare stipend for children under 6
  • Offsite team days and annual summer company retreat in Cologne
  • Company-sponsored hackathons