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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/11/2016
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Engineer, Mobile
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Ziff Davis | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Overview

IGN is the #1 video game portal on the Internet and we are looking for a Software Engineer / Mobile Developer to work at our headquarters in San Francisco, CA on our social apps, media products, and business strategy.

Ziff Davis is a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and men's lifestyle verticals. We reach over 120 million buyers, influencers and enthusiasts every month. Our brands - IGN, PCMag, AskMen, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, TechBargains, Ziff Davis B2B and emedia - produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. We deliver advertising, performance marketing and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide.

Responsibilities

Building modern api driven web applications collaboratively with the engineering team and relevant stakeholders Development of native mobile, tablet and TV apps for iOS and Android devices, with an emphasis on quality and performance for the app, including the supporting stack Development of front-end web pages using modern interpreted server-side languages such as PHP, Python, or Ruby and standard HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript Optimizing performance of the API, web server tier, and front-end applications Establishing web, front-end, and native mobile, tablet and TV best practices

Qualifications

BS, MS, PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related technical discipline Strong analytical and debugging skills, and a track record solving difficult problems with cross-functional teams (internships and course work projects are acceptable) Deep understanding of object-oriented languages particularly Objective-C, Java and Swift, as well as a solid familiarity with the tools of the trade: XCode, Instruments, Android Studio, Genymotion, etc. Experience with web development and familiarity with JavaScript, PHP, HTML, and CSS Comfortable using Git and the GitHub web client or equivalent source control Experience with Linux, Git / GitHub web client, and modern software development practices such as TDD, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery a plus Passion for IGN and/or the media spaces covered by our brands

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About Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis Media Inc. is an integrated media company providing the technology and videogame markets with research and market intelligence through its Websites, publications, conferences and events. In the United States, the Company provides information, through its Websites, PCMag.com and the 1Up Network and its print publications, PC magazine and electronic gaming monthly (EGM). The Company has an international presence as its brands are exported overseas in 45 countries and in 17 languages. Ziff Davis leverages its online and print content with a network of consumer technology events, including DigitalLife and the Electronic Gaming Summit.