Software Developer, Revenue Operations

  • Edmonton, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Investopedia

Investopedia is the world’s largest financial education platform, serving over 27 million unique visitors each month. Since 1999, it has been our mission to empower the investing and financial community with the knowledge to make intelligent financial decisions. Since joining IAC in 2014, we have entered an investment period and are rapidly expanding our content while introducing new tools to further cater to our most sophisticated audience.

We are serious about continuing to drive a company culture that is both imaginative and fun, and we’re in the market for great team players who share that mentality. We are energetic, innovative and endlessly curious and are looking for the same in our talent.

Job Description

The Revenue Operations team is responsible for supporting the continued growth of Investopedia through diverse and various sales, product, content and technical initiatives. The team is made up of Ad Operations experts, data analysts, designers and software engineers, all working together with the same goal of not only increasing monetization, but also creating a world-class, cross-platform user experience as we assist in our ever growing user base.


Some of our recent accomplishments are:

  • Increasing on-site video streams by 120%, resulting in 150% increase in monthly ad revenue year-over-year.

  • Creating a library dedicated to site-wide ad performance, resulting in a significant improvements to ad load and page load speed as well as reduced overhead needed for code releases.

Qualifications

The development team at Investopedia believes in owning their impact and fighting complexity while giving back and having fun. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. Our work crosses a wide variety of teams, applications, and technology stacks within Investopedia - collaboration and communication are as important as writing new code. We work primarily with PHP but have started to extract smaller services using Node.js and Python. We are currently undergoing tremendous growth in our business and are looking for several additional software developers to help us continue to deliver exceptional user experiences.

Software development qualities that are relevant to us:
  • Ability to work anywhere in the technical stack, delivering quality code both on the frontend and backend.

  • Experience with online advertising, publishing, and SEO.

  • Proficiency using PHP/HTML/CSS/Javascript.

  • Ability to leverage and integrate with third party APIs.

  • Commitment to continuous improvement and working in a world-class development culture.

  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities.

Additional Information

Here are a few reasons to work with us…

  • Because we were voted one of the Best Places to Work in 2016 by Business Intelligence Group

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  • Because our employees love us on Glassdoor! (http://bit.ly/1VN8EgG)

  • Because you get to work with this guy! (David Siegel, CEO interview with Forbes) (http://onforb.es/1Qntovl)

  • And these guys and gals! (http://bit.ly/2chB0lX)

We care about our business and want you to know everything from goals to numbers to what’s for lunch. We have doubled in size in less than a year and we’re excited for growth, innovation, hard work and fun!

We have some of the greatest benefits such as: medical/dental/vision options, RRSP Matching Program (matches up to 5% per pay day), free parking, tuition reimbursement, charity gift matching and FREE snacks. More importantly – we know how hard you work so we celebrate that hard work often.

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