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Index Exchange Overview

New York, NY (US)
201 to 500 employees
2015
Company - Private
Business Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Index Exchange is one of the world’s premier ad tech companies, providing a transparent exchange for digital media publishers and suppliers to sell their ad impressions programmatically and in real-time. Headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco ... Read more

Index Exchange – Why Work For Us?


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Index Exchange is one of the world’s premier ad tech companies, providing a transparent exchange for digital media publishers and suppliers to sell their ad impressions programmatically and in real-time. Headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, London, and Toronto, Montreal and Kitchener, we’re defining the evolution of online technology today with 300 of the brightest minds in ad tech.


New technologies continue to ignite transformative shifts in consumers’ media consumption behavior, and this change is challenging the status quo for marketers and media companies alike. Our objective is to equip media organizations with the technology and support they need to thrive and grow in the ever-changing media climate.

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Help Us Create The Future

We’re always looking for unusually smart, driven and dynamic people who have a passion for the media business. We work every day to create simple, thoughtful and flawlessly executed products, platforms and tools while delivering superior client service.

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When you work at Index Exchange, the innovations you create will impact millions of people around the world. Come and show us how you’ll make a difference and help us shape the future. Interested in Index but don’t see a position that fits your experience? Connect with us here!

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Index Exchange Reviews

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Index Exchange President & CEO Andrew Casale
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  • "An organized and understanding company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Index Exchange full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The atmosphere, employees, and benefits are great. I've been here for just under 2 months, but I've gained a lot of confidence in my abilities by being trained in project management, setting goals and utilizing tools to achieve those goals.

    Cons

    Take a little more time for training before pushing a new hire onto a project. A good idea would be to let the new hires join employees already working on projects to become more comfortable with their role. This will also give them a perspective of their job they won't get from training and one they'll need before deciding project goals.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being the employees who oversee projects and ask the important questions. It definitely helps us grow and set our priorities more accurately.

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Index Exchange Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Index Exchange (Waterloo, ON) in December-2016.

    Interview

    Nothing really different from what everyone else has said. Coding challenge on Codility was first -- as someone else mentioned, you have to go about the string manipulation question the correct way first, otherwise you won't have time to finish comfortably. The SQL part is challenging enough if you have not had experience with non-trivial queries. I didn't do extremely well on this part unfortunately.

    I was told within the next day I'd have a phone interview, they gave me the topics beforehand too. The interview itself is a lot of definitions, but if you don't really know this stuff, some of the questions could throw you off. I thought it was pretty painless. Interviewer was very pleasant.

    Since it was snowing pretty hard I was offered a Skype interview with a lead engineer for a technical interview a few days later. Two SQL questions, they expect you to walk through your thoughts with them. Then I was assigned to create a data type in an object-oriented language; here they want efficient solutions, and they want to know why. Very friendly interviewer, but she will challenge you on your solution. Some behavioural questions too; Index wants people that are fun to work with. Even if you're a good engineer, you may not be a good cultural fit for them.

    The next morning I was told I was invited to visit the Kitchener office to meet the Engineering Manager and a lead engineer for another chat. This wasn't very technical at all; some questions about my experience in my former positions and as a developer in general, but mainly just personal questions. Again, here they really wanted to get a sense of me as an individual. However, I'm pretty sure I was the only applicant with an interview that day, so I think it was mostly a formality. I received an offer a few hours after I left.

    All in all, the process was not stressful, and if you're prepared and well-versed in the topics, you can do fine. Everyone is very friendly and want to make sure you succeed, but they have their standards too.

    Interview Questions

    • We are developing a new data type with these method signatures. How would you go about implementing this?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate, I'm still fairly junior and what they offered was what I expected.

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Index Exchange Awards & Accolades

  • Ad Age's 2016 Media Maven, Ad Age, 2016
  • Leadership Award, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50, 2016
  • 30 Under 30, Andrew Casale, Marketing Magazine, 2014
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