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Consumer Marketing Analyst

Location: New York

Next Issue Media is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to join our dynamic Marketing Team.  The Marketing Analyst will help execute and analyze key marketing campaigns, and will work closely with publisher partners to measure performance and drive success.

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with publisher partners to define and execute Next Issue’s publisher relations program.
  • Performs analysis of marketing campaigns and initiatives, aggregates data to draw wider conclusions on customer behavior, and makes recommendations for better ROI for the future.
  • Handles marketing campaign coordination, including account management and promotional project management.
  • Manages performance reporting for key stakeholders and reports the findings on a consistent basis.
  • Assists with budgeting, forecasting, and Marketing P/L management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or other related field
  • 3+ years direct marketing experience
  • 3+ years analytics experience
  • Outstanding writing and verbal skills
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience with managing a marketing budget
  • Prior experience working with publishers is a plus

Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Office in New York near Time Square
  • A fun, flexible, and friendly startup

Mobile QA Engineer

Requirements
  • Develop test cases and deliver high quality product in an agile work environment for functional and end-to-end integration testing.
  • Collaborate with development engineers and product team for feature requirements and testing.
  • Participate in testing regularly scheduled releases.
  • Design and execute test plans/test cases
  • Proactively and effectively communicating issues and barriers regarding the project to Management and Product teams.
  • Advocate for best practices, great usability and exceptional quality.
  • Work closely with Development, Product Management, and Network Operations teams to identify test requirements

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in mobile device application testing (iOS or Android)
  • Solid experience in relational database systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Good understanding of software development cycle with emphasis on SQA area
  • Familiar with defect tracking systems and test management tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • B.S in Computer Science or related field

Even better

  • Good knowledge in Linux/Unix such as RedHat, Ubuntu, Solaris
  • Familiar with scripting languages such as shell, Python, Perl
  • Experience with mobile application automation

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

 

Server QA Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Develop test cases and deliver high quality product in an agile work environment.
  • Collaborate with development engineers and product team for feature requirements and testing.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3-5 years of software testing and QA experience
  • Experience with black box and white box testing
  • Knowledge on testing tools for server APIs
  • Automation for server API testing
  • Work well within QA teams and external teams
  • Exposure to databases such as Postgres and ability to write simple database queries.
  • Experience working with bug tracking tools such as Bugzilla, JIRA a plus
  • Knowledge on integration testing of the product a plus
  • Experience working with parallel teams to understand feature testing and requirements 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

 

Java Server Engineer

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 communicating 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
  • 2-5 years of software development experience
  • Object Oriented programing with Java
  • Experience on designing and developing new features
  • Database design and modeling
  •  Experience with Spring framework
  • Work closely with product teams to gather requirements
  • 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

 

 

Senior Java Server Engineer

Location: Menlo Park

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

Senior Big Data Engineer

Location: Menlo Park

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!

Big Data Engineer

Location: Menlo Park

Next Issue Media is looking for a Big Data Engineer to help build our new data warehouse from the ground up. We’re looking for a detail-oriented engineer to support the regular and ad hoc reporting requests that come to the new Data Analytics team.

Are you interested in backend data processing and analysis? Are you always thinking of new ways to present data for the biggest effect? If so, we’d like to talk with you about joining our growing team.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the regular reporting responsibilities for the Data Analytics team and respond to requests for data as needed
  • Develop processes and tools to improve monthly reader reporting workflow
  • Design, create, and improve big data tool integration and workflow implementation
  • Continue to improve the data workflow as the data pipeline matures; determining the most effective way to add value

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of Java development experience
  • Competent working in Linux development environment
  • Solid understanding of SQL and/or Hive
  • Experience with scripting languages (bash and python)
  • Experience with Hadoop tool suite (sqoop, pig, hive, hbase,) preferred
  • Javascript or other web development for tool UIs and data visualization, 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!

User Experience Researcher

Location: Menlo Park

Next Issue Media is looking for a usability expert to build the foundation of an internal testing department. The ideal candidate will utilize usability tools and research methods to provide actionable insights that drive future design improvements. She or he will work to improve the usability, usefulness, and desirability of our website and applications in collaboration with the design team, product management and engineering.

Responsibilities

  • Developing usability test plans and scripts, working with the team to create prototypes (paper, click-through, full-fidelity), conducting tests, test analysis and reporting of the results.
  • Collecting testing needs from internal stakeholders and determine priorities that are consistent with business goals and objectives.
  • A ton of opportunity to proactively identify and analyze additional areas of the product that will offer actionable learning.
  • Planning, moderating, and collecting data from focus groups and one-on-one usability sessions to obtain user preferences and feedback.
  • Presenting findings and recommendations in a plan that drives future design improvements.
  • Generating wireframes and basic prototypes as needed.
  • Assisting in ethnographic research projects employing observational techniques to better understand customer motivations, behaviors and needs.
  • Maintaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of different research methodologies and data analysis techniques.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of research experience
  • Experience with an extensive variety of usability research tools and methods (especially user-centered design processes), and involvement in running a variety of tests.
  • Comfortable interviewing and observing people in many different situations and also putting them at ease.
  • Ability to produce deliverables that are well-written and contain helpful information, providing solid and actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to absorb lots of information and distill it into meaningful data.
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed with effective time management skills.
  • Comfortable with minimal day-to-day guidance, while independently managing deadlines.

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 love magazines and want to be a part of a company that is revolutionizing the digital space, please apply!

Content Marketing Associate

Location: Menlo Park

Next Issue Media is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to join our dynamic Marketing Team. This is a great opportunity to grow and enhance your marketing skills across a variety of functions and programs including curating content, copywriting and editorial, project management, and social marketing including community outreach campaigns.

Responsibilities

• Developing and executing content marketing strategy and content calendar.
• Developing ideas and contributing to content (blog posts, testimonials, articles, info-graphics, presentations and the like) that will drive company visibility, traffic and leads.
• Generating new ideas, creating, curating and distributing content with the goal of educating, influencing and engaging prospective and current customers.
• Defining and executing our social media and community strategy through our blog, Facebook, Twitter, and other tools.
• Marketing coordination; overseeing 3rd party vendor relationships and deliverables through effective project management.
• Measuring and reporting on the effectiveness of content marketing programs and campaigns.
• Creating, managing and maintaining marketing content used for blogs, social media and communities, videos, web pages, presentations, white papers, and content tools.
• Managing case studies and testimonials from existing clients.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, or other related field
• 3+ years creating content and copy
• Outstanding writing, proofreading, and presentation skills
• Proven editorial skills
• Experience with managing social media, community presence, and blogging
• Basic design skills is 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

Software Engineer – Android Applications

Location: Menlo Park

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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

  • 3 – 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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