Software Engineer Adknowledge Inc.
New Ventures (formerly R&D) focuses on expanding Adknowledge?s position in the marketplace through exploring high growth opportunities within the online advertising industry. Cubics is a platform connecting over 1200 Facebook applications with thousands of advertisers. Our platform offers an array of products designed to help social application publishers both monetize their existing traffic sources and increase their user-base. Our team primarily develops systems in the Java programming language for both Web-based and backend applications, including heavy use of the Spring framework and databases including Oracle, Postgres, Greenplum, MySQL, and Mongo. In addition, we develop and maintain a number of systems written in PHP running on the Apache Web server and Linux OS.
Our job is to support and grow the current platform where publishers get access to advertisers, view key performance metrics, and create custom reports. Your role will involve the enhancement, support, and implementation of products, such as:
Publisher Interface: You will work closely with your team to design, implement, and maintain public-facing systems accessed by Cubics Publishers.
Account Management Tools: You will help create and maintain internal tools and wizards, used by account management employees, to effectively serve Cubics customers.
Account Management Reports: You will help build and maintain a dynamic, yet easy to use, suite of reports, dashboards, and analytic tools to quickly identify accurate changes in systems and trends.
Data Flow Management: You will manage the process by which all key data points are processed, interpreted, and displayed in support of the above key responsibilities.
Additional duties include:
Optimize system code, reports, and tools for increased performance and reliability;
Regular code commenting and documentation;
Learn new technologies and help train peers in development best practices, code techniques, design patterns, etc.;
Participate in 24-hour and weekend on-call rotations.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
2+ years experience developing database driven applications on Linux, Apache, and PHP environments;
2+ years experience in PHP Object-oriented programing and testing.
2+ years Experience writing functional and accurate queries in SQL;
Recent experience using PHP MVC frameworks such as Symfony, CakePHP, Zend, etc. are a plus.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following abilities:
Education: Strong background and training in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline. Exhibits continuous learning through reading, seminars, networks, and professional organizations.
Passion for Technology: Excitement for new technology, bleeding edge applications, and a positive attitude towards solving real world challenges.
Adaptability: Capable performing maintenance and enhancements to existing systems while performing new tasks related to often-changing, and pragmatic, business priorities.
Resourceful: Looks for ways to realize goals with available resources, seek out new opportunities, and go beyond the ?call of duty? to achieve results.
Team Player: Demonstrates a strong ability to support department staff members, managers, and establish collaborative relationships with peers while maintaining a pragmatic and productive attitude.
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