Sr Software Engineer
AOL - Baltimore, MD

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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.

This position will focus on the core adserving backend infastructure software to support mobile adserving features.

Responsibilities
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  • Responsible for server software that handles billions of web transactions a day.
  • Owns full life cycle development for the core ad serving system.
  • Effectively communicates technical aspects of the job to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Understands how group’s activities fit with other groups and the entire product.
Qualified candidates will have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar technical field required. Master's degree preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of directly related software engineering/development experience for individuals with Bachelor's. Master's - 1-3 years of experience.
The following practical expertise

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< "timesnewroman";color: #333333">Working with a major RDBMS (bulk loads, stored procedures, complex joins, etc).

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< "timesnewroman";color: #333333">24x7x365 system design/implementation (3-9's SLA or better).

< "timesnewroman";color: #333333">Mobile backend development (iOS, Android, etc.) a plus

< "timesnewroman";color: #333333">Large data management/manipulation. Real-time environment preferred.

About AOL
< "timesnewroman";color: #333333"> 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.

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