Careers/Advertising Software Engineer
Openings in the U.S.
All U.S. positions are located in our San Francisco office unless otherwise noted.
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All positions are open remote in France or other French-speaking countries
Do you want to be challenged and work with awesome people who you can trust to get the job done?
Do you want to work on a product that people love to use and improves their lives?
Wikia is a collaborative publishing platform that enables communities to discover, create, and share content on any topic in any language. Engineers at Wikia do more than just put out fires and fix bugs. They build new and amazing features for one of the largest user-generated media company from the Top 50 site (Quantcast) with 310,000 passionate communities attracting more than 63.5 million global unique visitors each month. Wikia has built innovative technologies to maximize our ad revenue and minimize end-user impact. You’ll lead the work on the next generation of these technologies.
For our office in Poznań we are looking to fill the position:
Advertising Software Engineer
This is a mid- to senior-level position. Your ability and passion will help shape this position. You will be responsible for all of Wikia’s advertising and revenue technology. The most important requirement is a passion for great engineering in service of users and business. The role requires the abilities to solve problems and work with a wide set of stakeholders – Product, Support, Sales and Engineering.
- 3–10 years of web-based software engineering
- Excellent technical trouble-shooting skills
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic start-up environment
- Ability to articulate detailed technology concepts in English (written and verbal)
- Experience with SVN or Git
- Some understanding of and experience with metrics and analytics
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
We don’t expect you to have all of the following, but the more you have, the better:
- Experience implementing ad delivery systems
- Experience integrating ads and other revenue features into web sites
- Experience with high-traffic sites (tens of millions of pages a day) – extensive use of caching (e.g. Varnish or Squid), memcache, slave DBs to spread read load, etc.
- Experience with video ads
- Experience with user-generated content sites (blogs, forums, etc.)
Benefits & Perks
Wikia offers a salary of 8000–13000 PLN per month (gross, depending on experience), plus stock options. You’ll also get to expand your knowledge and skills with at least two fully paid professional conferences as well as two visits to our San Francisco office per year, team lunches, company trips and full pantry complete with delicious coffee, coke and cookies.
And of course, there’s plenty of testing devices to play with!
How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to Agnieszka Chojnowska at email@example.com and include “Advertising Software Engineer” in the subject line. Please send your CV in English.
Also, include the following legal gibberish somewhere in your CV: Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych dla potrzeb niezbędnych przy realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z Ustawą z dn. 29.08.97 o Ochronie Danych Osobowych (DZ.U. nr 133, poz. 883). If you're an active Wikipedia or Wikia editor, please include your username in your resume.
Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.
Wikia is a collaborative publishing platform that enables communities to discover, create, and share content on any topic in any language. Community-created wikis cover everything from the latest games, anime, music and TV shows to eco-friendly living and the world's best chocolate chip recipes.
With 275,000 enthusiast communities attracting more than 45 million global unique visitors each month, Wikia is the largest user-generated media company and is a Top 50 site, according to Quantcast. Wikia was founded in 2004 by Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley, and is headquartered in a brightly colored SOMA office in San Francisco, CA.