Sr. Software Engineer

Mindspark Yonkers , NY 10701

Posted 7 months ago

About Us

As a division of IAC (Nasdaq: IAC), Ask Applications is one of the world's largest distributors of consumer applications, with its products downloaded more than one million times a day. Ask Applications team creates customized browser applications for consumers. Our mission is simple: to make cool software that makes life easier in just a few clicks. Our consumer products such as Television Fanatic and Gaming Wonderland reach millions of users across the globe each day.

Ask Applications is looking for a Senior Software Engineer that will play a key role in developing solutions that will help automate our marketing initiatives while bringing in cutting edge solutions and offering data insights that will drive our core business and the Marketing team effectively. You will design and develop solutions on Google's cloud platform, use our Big Data to analyze and optimize our spend/trends, build solutions that facilitate our business. Our systems are highly scalable, reliable with CI/CD process included. It's an ambitious and exciting roadmap with a challenging mission to architect and build solutions while innovating on our marketing tech stack. In our highly entrepreneurial environment, you will be expected to be self-motivated and capable of working effectively in a highly dynamic and fast-paced team.

We operate with a startup-like culture that includes rapid growth opportunities, while we enjoy the benefits of an established company such as strong presence in the marketplace, recognized brand, and profits etc. If you find speed, reliability, scalability, architecture and design exciting, you'll be a great fit with the team. In this highly visible role, you will work with a talented group of people including Product, Marketing, and of course other amazing developers. We are a tech company, we understand tech, bring your tech and let's do this!

The Role

  • Work with stakeholders to bring forth solutions that help take their initiatives forward. Drive immense business impact through technology by taking a deeper dive into tools used by Marketing to innovate on our solutions.

  • Leverage leading-edge technology and competitive products to support and innovate on solutions that help Marketing team do their job effectively.

  • Write code that follows Software engineering lifecycle of plan, design, implement, review, test along with CI/CD.

  • Build high-quality services that are reliable and scalable.

  • Share knowledge and responsibilities with other engineers and Mentor junior engineers.

  • Exhibit interest and tenacity in exploring key opportunities for next-generation technologies, develop quick prototypes to demonstrate the product.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field.

  • Strong knowledge and 6+ years of experience in building production level (high performance, horizontally scalable, reliable, monitored) applications and supporting infrastructure on technologies and frameworks such as BiqQuery/Snowflake, scalability with Spark/Dataproc, GCP technology for CI/CD, Spring Boot etc.

  • Experience in Rest API development and proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages - Functional Programming, Java, Scala, Python. Strong object-oriented/Functional programming concepts

  • Experience with CI/CD tools (JIRA, GitLab, Jenkins, etc.)

  • Good analytical, problem-solving and technical skills. Solid understanding of core computer science fundamentals and programming principles

  • Strong communications and technical documentation skills

  • Experience with Agile (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Bonus (Not Required):

  • Experience working with Marketing teams and good understanding of CPA/CPC ad targeting, Ad Servers, Google Analytics and other such marketing tools.

  • Understanding of Data Science and Machine Learning models.

Why Ask Applications?

  • A fun working environment with a lot of perks including but not limited to:

  • Unlimited PTO!

  • Free Parking!

  • Company Contribution towards Commuter Benefits!

  • Fully stocked kitchen!

  • Fitness, yoga, and massages!

  • Environment where you can mentor and learn from other engineers and build on good software practices.

  • An inhouse of high caliber engineers.

"We're improving YOUR digital landscape, by intense collaboration"

Spend a few minutes with our amazing people and you'll see why they commute up to Yonkers, NY! This is Ask Applications: unscripted, unfiltered, in all of our quirkiness and Ping Pong-ing intensity. We love what we do, and how we do it. Check out what makes us unique and get a taste of what it's like to build a career here!

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