Sr Software Engineer

Employer
Location
Dulles/Ashburn
Posted
Oct 04, 2012
Closes
Nov 03, 2012
Duration
Full Time

About AOL

Do you want to make the Internet better? We do too. And we’re always looking for people with great ideas. We need free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks and future, too. At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.


AOL Advertising is revolutionizing the way online advertising works. We operate on the cutting edge of media, giving clients a diversity of means to reach global audiences that consume AOL content on a daily basis. AOL is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to work with brands to move their stories forward given our focus on original content, sophisticated distribution models and social marketing approaches. Simply put, we tell the story, take it places and get people talking.


What we do

AOL drives results for both brand and performance marketers. Through the combination of brand building content, a social and viral platform, an affluent and influential audience and scaled advertising experiences – we are well positioned to help brands achieve their online marketing objectives through the purchase funnel. Simply put, we tell your story, take it places and get people talking.


How it works

AOL Advertising is revolutionizing the way online advertising works. We operate on the cutting edge of media, giving clients a diversity of means to reach the affluent, influential audiences that consume AOL content on a daily basis. AOL is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to work with brands to move their stories forward given our focus on original content, sophisticated distribution models and social marketing approaches. We are creating high impact experiences that engage consumers around preeminent content brands and powerful editorial approaches. We are taking a cross platform approach to programming that enables our experiences to move from one form to the next like our consumers do. Lastly, we are driving conversation inspired by content, driven in no small part by the Huffington Post, which is core to the DNA we have in the social content space.


We are THE global partner of choice for premium publishers, advertisers and agencies seeking to maximize the value of their online brands. How does the Group work together?


o ADTECH – manages and optimizes delivery of display, video, mobile, and rich media campaigns from a single ad management platform.

o Advertising.com – monetizes inventory and optimizes campaigns with the industry’s most advanced technology and premium ad network.

o Advertising.com Sponsored Listings (ASL) – completes text ad monetization services for publishers and advertisers.

o AOL Premium Formats – drives engaging experiences and captives audiences with premium formats.

o AOL Video – monetizes your video content and seamlessly integrates premium video content to partner sites.


Defining success

Advertising is a results business and these results are easily defined thanks to premium platforms such as AdLearn – the technology at the heart of Advertising.com that processes up to ten billion transactions per day. No other advertising solutions produce the kind of results we attain.


Seeking Software Engineer in AOL Advertising Technology Organization primarily focused on the development of proprietary advertising planning and advertising operations tools.

-       Applies technical knowledge to determine solutions and solves complex problems.

-       Uses experience and analysis to develop creative and innovative solutions.

 

-       Researches, presents and/or makes recommendations on technical issues.

-       Accurately predicts time required to complete development tasks; adheres closely to development plans; and anticipates changes to a product specification or schedule as they become necessary during a development cycle.

-       Communicates and mentors other members of the software development team.

 

-       Interacts internally and externally on a daily basis to achieve department/work unit goals and initiatives

-       Articulates opinions and helps guide work unit

-       Foresees potential technical or business issues within department and makes recommendations on how to resolve.

Skills

-       Java programming

-       Struts/Spring

-       Oracle

o   Creating / Modifying SQL

o   Permissions

o   Stored Procedures

o   PL/SQL

-       JavaScript

o   JSON

o   MVC

o   Prototype

-       JUnit

-       Java Build tools Ant/Maven.

-       Cruise Control or similar tools.

-       Version control systems CVS/ SVN

-       Creating/modifying/designing  GUI

o   JSP

o   DHTML

o   DOM manipulation using Javascript

o   CSS

-       Creating/modifying SOAP and RESTful web services

-       Creating/modifying data load and validation programs

-       Ext-JS

-       Tomcat/Apache

-       Messaging (ActiveMQ)

-       XML / Java Object Serialization

-       Participating in daily Scrum meetings

-       Participating in Scrum demo and review meetings

-       Participating in Scrum planning session

-       Effectively communicating with the Scrum team

-       Effectively communicating status to management

-       Participating in design and code reviews

-       Effectively managing code base (tag, checking in, etc)

 Education:

Bachelor's degree in technical field required




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