The Ask Partner Network, APN, LLC (APN) www.apn.ask.com, part of the Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. and an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), is a leading provider of custom toolbar and search solutions to software and media companies. The company works closely with its partners to design and develop highly-targeted applications that extend services into the browser and enhance end-user experiences across the Web. APN provides tremendous value to its partners via new revenue streams, increased customer engagement and ongoing brand promotion. Its growing roster of clients consists of hundreds of leading businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, across a number of industries such as Internet security, online gaming, and news and entertainment.
APN is looking for a highly motivated, energetic and creative Software Engineer to join the mobile team. The ideal candidate should have expertise in web technologies and building features across a wide variety of device platforms, to contribute to a growing team, developing the next generation of Search Engine mobile and Smartphone sites. The candidate should be enthusiastic and focused on improving the user’s online experience through the development of new and exciting features.
•Design, implement, test and deploy various applications for Ask Partner Networks across a variety of platforms and devices.
•Create robust, high-performing, maintainable, high-volume production applications, as well as work with our talented product team to develop prototypes quickly.
•Creating cobranded experience for partners
•Understand the best practices of mobile web development and work closely with the product team to suggest ways and means of improving customer experience, site performance and monetization
•3+ years experience in requirements analysis, design, coding and testing high-performing web applications.
•Excellent problem solving skills and strong fundamental computer science concepts.
•Familiar and have some exposure to server side technologies like Java, JSP, XML
•Proven results-oriented person having experience with developing on web frameworks from inception to delivery.
•Professional experience building apps /web sites on a mainstream mobile platform is a plus, e.g. iOS or Android.
•Have in-depth and hands-on knowledge of Web 2.0 strategies. Including Experience designing and building UI components.
•Expertise in cross browser development (IE, Firefox) and Web usability and interface design
•Excellent debugging, problem solving, and testing skills.
•Must have knowledge and keen interest in mobile technologies, applications and design elements.
•Fast learner - can quickly understand business requirements and identify the best solution.
•Strong organizational and analytical skills.
•Strong sense of commitment and responsibility.
•Strong team player able to work independently as well.
•Able to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•Excellent written and oral communications skills.
•Focused on continuous learning and self-improvement.
Required Education & Experience:
•BS in Computer Science, Digital Media or similar technical degree with 3+ years of experience