At Next Issue we’re passionate about creating an amazing app and we know how to have fun doing it.

The Next Issue family includes an outstanding leadership team alongside a dedicated, bright, and innovative group of individuals.

We embrace the fact our employees have some pretty cool interests outside the office and we understand flexibility is important.

We fully believe we’ve created something special, and we’d love to share it with you.

Innovate.  Imagine.  Inspire.


We are transforming the way people consume information.


Open Positions

Perks

A 401(k) Savings Plan + generous company match

A fitness center + weekly yoga classes

We have all the cool gadgets - Apple computers + tablets

A fully stocked kitchen with all the goodies + weekly family lunches

Full medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance + set aside pre-tax dollars for your commute

15 days of paid time off + 11 paid holidays.

Open Positions

Email Marketing Manager

Location:  Menlo Park

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We are looking for a proactive, energetic, self-starter who thrives on getting stuff done to join our dynamic and growing marketing team.  The Email Marketing Manager will be responsible for driving customer engagement and retention through email and mobile communication campaigns that support our customer lifecycle management model.

This is a highly visible role where you can make an immediate impact on the organization by building out and improving upon the existing communication programs as well as establishing the digital marketing platform from the ground floor.  This would be an ideal role for someone who is technically minded with a creative eye and has a passion for marketing to consumers and exceeding their expectations.

Next Issue Media is defining the future of digital magazines and this role is critical to creating a truly 1:1 relationship with our customers allowing them to get lost in a world of stories.

In addition to the core responsibilities listed, we are looking for someone who thrives in a collaborative environment and enjoys working cross-functionally to assist with various programs as the need arises.  This position reports to the Senior Product Marketing Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive ongoing email campaigns to support customer lifecycle management including conversion to paid, engagement, retention, win-back, and cart abandonment
  • Develop and execute new email campaigns to support the overall email and mobile push strategy
  • Define a complete 1:1 and end-to-end Customer Journey Model
  • Track and report performance of all email campaigns and KPIs including dashboard reporting design and delivery
  • Partner with the team to develop and deliver an overall CRM roadmap strategy
  • Manage the digital marketing platform (ExactTarget) including working with the data team to define the data requirements and developing the recommendation engine
  • Analyze the data and provide recommendations to deliver personalized content that increases the ability to target specific customer personas
  • Manage the quality and consistency of data capture across all customer touch points, including the website and all marketing campaigns
  • Assist with supporting the weekly #weekendreads newsletter; ensuring an on time and zero defect delivery
  • Partner with the marketing team to track customers by campaign source throughout the customer lifecycle
  • Apply industry best practices to all campaigns and touch points

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, marketing or business preferred
  • 5 years+ consumer marketing with 2+ years of online marketing or e-commerce
  • Database marketing experience and familiarity with basic conditional formulas
  • Proven experience working with CRM/Email marketing and campaign management
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail. Comfort and experience with tracking and analyzing data, web analytics, and an advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to influence others internally and external
  • Ability to manage projects, organized and able to set clear priorities
  • Experience with ExactTarget Marketing Cloud is a plus
  • Collaborative player with good interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful – ability to get things done with a lean staff and modest resources
  • Ability to work against tight time deadlines while remaining calm under pressure
Perks:
  • Competitive Salary and opportunity for career growth
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Offices in Menlo Park (close to Menlo Park Caltrain station) and Financial District
  • Fitness center, yoga, ping-pong, pinball, and team bonding events
  • Healthy snacks, drinks, and weekly lunches
  • A fun, flexible, and friendly startup
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Business Analyst

Location:  New York, NY

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Next Issue Media is currently looking for a talented Business Analyst to drive analysis, reporting, and research needs across the organization. This position will provide recommendations and insights that will frame thinking, inform decisions, and ultimately fuel growth.

The role will work closely with the marketing team with a heavy focus on identifying opportunities to improve customer conversion rates, sales funnel optimization, marketing campaign mix and spend, and channel metrics. This person will be an integral part of managing the day-to-day business as well as developing longer-term strategic initiatives across departments. This role is highly cross-functional in nature and as such the candidate must thrive in a collaborative environment and possess the ability to foster strong internal and external business relationships.

Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with business owners to define reporting needs, metrics, data sources, and analytics requirements.
  • Supply business owners with information and analyses, providing them with the insights they need to assess and improve business results.
  • Provide data mining, data modeling and related analyses for revenue, sales, ROI and unit forecasting, customer/market segments, as well as product pricing decisions.
  • Respond to ongoing and ad hoc analytical reporting requests, including but not limited to SQL queries,  sales funnel analysis, report campaign performance, marketing program effectiveness.
  • Analyze large data sets and produce high level, key insights and presentations that can be used to drive decisions and set priorities.
  • Develop and produce weekly/monthly/quarterly performance metrics reports presented to senior management and external partners to identify and answer key business questions.
  • Work with cross-functional product and engineering teams to understand data sources, implement new requirements, identify gaps, build tools, and improve reporting at Next Issue Media.
  • Ensure data integrity – Troubleshoot data discrepancies and work to find resolution.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to translate business problems into information that drives better decision-making.
  • Automation of manual reporting processes to enhance efficiency when needed.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in strategy, web analytics, or business analytics
  • BA/BS in Business, Economics, Computer Science or Statistics preferred
  • Experience analyzing web data for a medium to large e-commerce website preferred
  • Knowledge of Omniture and Microsoft Office required
  • Knowledge of statistical tools and SQL skills a strong plus
  • Highly entrepreneurial self-starter with a strong sense of ownership and a keen desire to get things done
  • Thrives in a fast-changing and collaborative environment

Perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Office in New York – close to Time Square
  • A fun, flexible, and friendly startup
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Director of Network Operations

Location:  Menlo Park

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Next Issue Media is seeking an experienced Director of Network Operations to provide strategic leadership, oversight, and management to our network operations team.  This is a highly visible role, as you will be instrumental in scaling the infrastructure to support our growing business.

This position will create the vision and roadmap to maintain and enhance the internal infrastructure; along with managing network services, desktop hardware and software support, systems development and support, database management, systems security, disaster recovery, business continuity, and communication systems and tools.

The successful candidate must be technically proficient, flexible and responsive to change, and possess strong communications skills to influence and support the leadership team. Experience in consumer recurring revenue services or consumer facing products would be an ideal fit for this role.  This position will report to the SVP of Engineering and Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve performance monitoring and establish a metrics driven methodology that ensures speed and high availability of the magazine service
  • Ensure high network availability and performance
  • Manage escalations internally and with partners for the timely communication and resolution of all IT operations issues
  • Manage hybrid cloud server networks in development, QA and production environments
  • Manage security mechanisms to prevent, detect, and respond to internal and external security threats
  • Validate deployment candidate packages and and be the gatekeeper for final deployment to production
  • Provide architectural input and capacity planning strategies to ensure system scalability and functionality
  • Manage 24/7 NOC operations and ensure NIM and partner agreed to SLA’s are met
  • Manage a Network Operations team to ensure 24/7 high performance of all databases and zero downtime for deployments
  • Partner with engineering management to build the strategy for migrating from a colocation facility to a private cloud platform while maintain high SLA metrics

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical degree
  • 10+ years of professional IT Opeations management
  • 2+ years AWS cloud experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work well with a team
  • Experience with manageable switch (from Cisco), firewall (from Juniper) and Load balancer (from F5)
  • Solid understanding of Linux environments
  • Familiar with revision control system (SVN, Git); network management tool (Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti); communication tool (wikis)
  • Experience with web application such as Apache, Tomcat and Jetty
  • Good understanding of database system such as PostgreSQL and MySQL

Perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Offices in Menlo Park (close to Menlo Park Caltrain station) and Financial District
  • Fitness center, yoga, ping-pong, pinball, and team bonding events
  • A fun, flexible, and friendly startup

 

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Java Software Engineer

Location – Menlo Park, CA

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NIM is looking for a Software Engineer with 5+ years experience to join our team with experience in web-based applications with strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Responsibilities

• Analyze user requirements related to digital publishing content conversion to create technical specifications and designs.
• Development and coding of designed modules and common components.
• Enhance existing code base through feature addition, refactoring and bug fixes.
• Support all testing, change and release management activities for projects and change requests.
• Receive production issues from help desk and customer service, analyze & fix issues.

Qualifications

• Around 5+ years hands on Java EE development experience including Java, Hibernate, Spring IoC, Spring JDBC, etc
• Strong experience in Customizing Java Design Patterns, ORM Framework,
• Hands-on Experience in Web and Application Server Experience
• Proven exposure in areas such as J2EE, XML, Web Services (using SOAP/REST)
• Experience in using and managing change management tools, Subversion,  git, etc
• Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques, ex. JUnit
• Development experience in a Linux/Unix environment
• SQL scripting
• Thorough understanding of bash shell and Linux commands
• The candidate should demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills

Bonus Skills

• Python, Groovy scripting
• Experience with e-publishing formats, pdf, folio and image/media processing
• Jenkins, maven, build system automation
• Debian/Ubuntu Linux packaging
• JavaScript UI frameworks, angularJS
• Distributed processing
• Amazon AWS/EC2
• Automated integration testing
• Postgresql
• Agile/scrum

Perks

• Competitive Salary
• Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
• 401K matching
• Offices in Menlo Park (close to Menlo Park Caltrain station) and Financial District
• Fitness center, yoga, ping-pong, pinball, and team bonding events
• A fun, flexible, and friendly startup

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Senior Java Server Engineer

Location: Menlo Park, CA

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Responsibilities:

  • Develop feature enhancements and design in an agile work environment.
  • Collaborate with clients, operations and QA engineers to optimize scalability and network efficiency.
  • Participate in testing regularly scheduled releases.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant technologies and proactively suggest architecture changes and new coding practices.
  • Maintain a self-starting, highly motivated, detail-oriented approach to all projects.
  • Proactively and effectively communicate issues and barriers regarding the project to Management and Product teams.
  • Advocate for best practices, great usability and exceptional quality.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7-10 years of software development experience
  • Experience with server technologies
  • Object Oriented programing with Java
  • Experience leading/mentoring junior members
  • Database design and modeling
  •  Experience with Spring framework
  • Work closely with product teams to gather requirements
  • Strong database skills with DB tuning and performance optimization a plus
  • Experience with PostrestSQL, high availability and scalable applications a plus
  • Exposure to payment systems a plus

Perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Offices in Menlo Park (close to Menlo Park Caltrain station) and Financial District
  • Fitness center, yoga, ping-pong, pinball, and team bonding events
  • A fun, flexible, and friendly startup
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Senior Big Data Engineer

Location: Menlo Park, CA

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Next Issue Media is looking for a Senior Big Data Engineer to help build our new data warehouse from the ground up. The Data Analytics team is looking for someone who can take ownership of several key components and processes in our data transformation and migration workflow. Your creativity and passion for working with big data and big data tools will allow you to make an immediate impact on the architecture being implemented.

Responsibilities:

• Design and implement the data workflow process and automate the data pipeline.
• Integrate new data sources and solutions into the data pipeline.
• Build key components in data pipeline to process or transform data.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 5-7 years of Java development experience
• 1-2 years experience writing MapReduce jobs with Hadoop, Cloudera, CDH or other relevant technology
• Experience with Pig and/or Hive
• Solid understanding of SQL
• Experience working with NoSQL databases (HBase or Cassandra)
• Competent working in Linux development environment
• Proficient with scripting languages (bash and python)
• Experience working with Amazon Web Services (S3, EMR, Redshift, Data Pipeline) preferred
• Workflow and tool integration a plus

Perks:

• Competitive Salary
• Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
• 401K matching
• Offices in Menlo Park (close to Menlo Park Caltrain station) and Financial District
• Fitness center, yoga, ping-pong, pinball, and team bonding events
• A fun, flexible, and friendly startup

If you are a Data Engineer who loves magazines and wants to be a part of a company that is revolutionizing the digital space, please apply!

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Senior Software Engineer - Android

Location: Menlo Park, CA

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Next Issue Media is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting mobile application engineer that is responsible for the design, architecture and implementation of applications that run on Google Android OS.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with server-side engineers to optimize scalability and network efficiency.
  • Design and develop feature enhancements in an agile work environment.
  • Participate in testing regularly scheduled releases.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant technologies and proactively suggest architecture changes and new coding practices.
  • Maintain a self-starting, highly motivated, detail-oriented approach to all projects.
  • Proactively and effectively communicating issues and barriers regarding the project to Management and Product teams.
  • Advocate for best practices, great usability and exceptional quality.

Qualifications:

 

  • 5+ years of software development experience building client applications on mobile platforms.
  • Exceptional Java programming experience.
  • Proven track record of developing complex and intuitive interfaces for mobile applications and successfully launching apps in Android Google Play.
  • Strong knowledge in Object Orientation designs.
  • Comprehensive experience of Android SDK.
  • Highly motivated individual, proactive in defining and solving difficult and innovative problems.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent

Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Offices in Menlo Park (close to Menlo Park Caltrain station) and Financial District
  • Fitness center, yoga, ping-pong, pinball, and team bonding events
  • A fun, flexible, and friendly startup
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