Filter Developer - Berlin, Cologne, Remote Berlin, Cologne, Remote

Company: eyeo

Get to know us

eyeo is an open source software company whose market-leading ad-filtering technology powers  products like Adblock Plus and AdBlock as well as technical integrations for leading browsers on the market. Our privacy-first products like Crumbs promote transparency and an improved browsing experience. eyeo is dedicated to giving users control of their online experience while fostering a sustainable online value exchange between content creators, publishers, advertisers and users. 

In combining our User Growth partnerships and our subsidiary products, our technology reaches 250 million monthly active users.

At eyeo, we’re passionate about user agency, personal privacy and sustainability as well as keeping the web an open, fair resource for everyone.

How we work

eyeo has colleagues based all over the world. We love our diversity and our company culture. We practice an agile, remote workstyle with work distributed in cross-functional teams that span nearly every timezone. Many of our tech teams prefer to work asynchronously. If working remotely isn’t for you, we also have two offices (Cologne and Berlin) that you can choose to work from. Twice a year we come together with our teams for Team Days and once a year we offer an offsite company retreat, Summer Week. By offering remote work and in-person sessions, we have built a hybrid culture that offers a unique dynamic of flexibility and belonging. 

What you'll do

As part of our Filter Development Team, you’ll support our mission to block intrusive ads for our users. You’ll join our filter development efforts and contribute to a great team atmosphere. 

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

  • Create blocking rules to remove ads and collaborate with the ad blocking community
  • Troubleshoot issues related to filters reported by users and partners
  • Support the team with new filter ideas and approaches
  • Support other teams working with Acceptable Ads and ad filtering within eyeo

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

  • Knowledge of basic web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Basic understanding of how ad serving and ad blocking works
  • Knowledge of source code management tools like Git

It's awesome if you know about…

  • Experience working in agile and/or remote teams
  • A QA or IT security background
  • Basic programming skills or other technical background

What we offer

  • Work remotely or from one of our offices —we trust you to find what works best for you
  • Budget for the following: home office and/or relocation
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 days paid vacation + Volunteer day
  • Your choice of hardware and setup
  • Personal and professional development budget
  • Monthly child care allowance for children under 6
  • Offsite team days and the annual summer company retreat
  • Company-sponsored hackathons

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Privacy Notice

Eyeo is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief. When you apply, you’ll be automatically forwarded to our recruitment platform operated by an external service provider called Greenhouse (seated in the US). Greenhouse collects some information on its website, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. For more information, please refer to Greenhouse’s Privacy Policy. All documents and information provided by you are stored with Greenhouse. In order to ensure an adequate level of data protection, eyeo and Greenhouse have entered into the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“processors”) - Commission Decision C(2010)593. You can request a copy of this by contacting us at privacy[at]eyeo.com. If you don’t want your data forwarded to Greenhouse, please do not apply. For detailed and further information, please refer to our Privacy Policy at https://eyeo.com/en/privacy.

Vacancy page : https://boards.greenhouse.io/eyeo/jobs/4474138