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Business.com is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

PHP Engineers

Job Description

Want to work in a high traffic environment for the premier B2B performance based marketing site on the web? Are you a "full stack" developer who can work on LAMP stack from the presentation layer to the database layer and everything in between? Does MacGuyver call you when he's in a bind? If so, Business.com is looking for you!

About You

  • You have experience building high traffic 24x7 web applications in PHP
  • You've dealt with scalability issues, caching, queuing and distributed storage
  • You're well versed in OOP, synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, the DRY principle, and unit testing (maybe even TDD)
  • You have deep experience with relational databases and database architecture (maybe some NoSQL experience too)
  • You're a master of HTML/CSS/Javascript and can bend the browser to your will
  • You're familiar with MVC and application frameworks for PHP
  • You've worked with a DVCS like Git (or are excited to work somewhere that uses it)
  • You thrive in a fast paced, agile, iterative and collaborative engineering environment where quality well tested code is highly valued
  • You're experienced with technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Memcached, Nginx, Lucene, Sphinx and Yii
  • You have a solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Ideally you have a degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Math or Physics and/or 5+ years of relevant engineering experience

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation based on level of experience
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k
  • Equity Opportunity
  • Health Club Membership
  • Fun, hard-working atmosphere with opportunity for everyone to contribute to the overall growth of the business
  • Bagel Mondays, Happy Hour Fridays, quarterly off-site events, video game tournaments, foosball, etc.
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System Administrator / DevOps Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to work in a high traffic web environment where you can help to build a growing DevOps culture? Do you sleep soundly because the systems you support are so HA and well tuned you almost never get a page? Are you a network warrior who fears no protocol? Does Linus Torvalds call you with his Linux questions (and you can support some Windows systems in a pinch)? If so, Business.com is looking for you!

About You

  • You have 5+ years experience supporting high traffic, highly available, 24x7 web applications and medium or large sized server deployments
  • You have deep Linux experience (preferably with CentOS/RHEL)
  • You know how to scale horizontally or vertically depending on the situation
  • You’ve been using a configuration management tool like Puppet or Chef for a while now (bonus points for Salt Stack!)
  • You have experience supporting the PHP/MySQL based web application deployments
  • You’ve supported various databases before MySQL, MSSQL,etc (maybe even MongoDB)
  • You have experience supporting additional web technologies like Nginx, Varnish, Memcached, Redis, RabbitMQ, etc
  • You have strong networking experience including enterprise grade networking hardware from vendors like Citrix, Juniper, and Brocade and protocols like UDP, TCP, BGP, FCP, PPTP, etc
  • You have experience with SANs (preferably with Netapp)
  • You have experience with VMware ESX environments
  • You know shell scripting experience (bonus for scripting languages like PHP, Python, Ruby, etc!)
  • You’ve had experience with CDN technologies
  • You’re familiar with Agile Methodology practices (Kanban or Scrum)
  • You’ve got a passion for best practices, automation and documentation

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation based on level of experience
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k
  • Equity Opportunity
  • Health Club Membership
  • Fun, hard-working atmosphere with opportunity for everyone to contribute to the overall growth of the business
  • Bagel Mondays, Happy Hour Fridays, quarterly off-site events, video game tournaments, foosball, etc.
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Desktop Systems Administrator

Job Description

Can you install Windows while swapping a SATA for an SSD disk at the same time, blindfolded and with one hand behind your back? Do all your friends and family call you when they get BSOD or beachball of death? Did you ever take your toaster apart when you were a kid, just to figure out how to put it back together again? Do you love helping people solve technical problems? If so, Business.com is looking for you!

Business.com is seeking a Desktop Systems Administrator to help us grow our IT and web development environment. The Desktop System Administrator's typical day will include providing the 1st line of technical support for our Carlsbad office. The Desktop Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting Windows and Mac systems in the corporate environment and in our production environment. This includes desktops and laptops. The Desktop Systems Administrator will need to build, setup, maintain, implement, and troubleshoot technology problems related to laptops and desktops that affect end-user productivity.

He or she will work closely with all users and management for issue resolutions. He or she will help to provide monitoring for our IT and development infrastructure and assist in its growth. He or she also will need to understand fundamental IT concepts regarding hardware and software, networking, data storage, data backups, and monitoring. The Desktop System Administrator will report to the Chief Technology Officer.

Additional responsibilities include

  • Assist users with their software application requirements and access to IT resources via our helpdesk ticketing system.
  • Performing basic troubleshooting tasks and operating system support on Microsoft Windows OS and Mac OS X.
  • Setting up new users' systems and environments
  • Manage the Windows Active Directory domain
  • Configuring new applications for emerging business needs
  • Mobile device setup, installation and/or post installation support
  • Provide network, phone system, and desktop support
  • Participate in and drive projects related to Corporate desktop computing such as email, anti-virus software, archiving, backups
  • Document standards, best practices and policies
  • Maintain and organize technology inventory

Required Skills

  • Candidates should have minimum of 2 years of IT support experience
  • Communicate clearly and patiently via email, phone, and in-person conversations
  • Core competency with Microsoft Windows and Familiarity with data backup concepts and systems
  • Core understanding of common PC & Mac hardware components and connections.
  • Good problem-solving skills, ability to troubleshoot without continual escalation to higher levels of support.
  • Strong working knowledge of common applications: email (Gmail), Google drive, desktop publishing (Microsoft Office), web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome)
  • Good data management, organizing, and prioritizing skills. You will be presented with numerous challenges and tasks simultaneously and be expected to track them all through to completion.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, willingness to learn new procedures and tasks
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds without assistance for the racking or other installation needs for new systems
  • Mac OS X (OS installation, account creation and maintenance, file sharing concepts, printing)
  • Hardware/software training and/or certification in systems
  • Has experience setup and deploy Audio/Visual equipment

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation based on level of experience
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k
  • Equity Opportunity
  • Health Club Membership
  • Fun, hard-working atmosphere with opportunity for everyone to contribute to the overall growth of the business
  • Bagel Mondays, Happy Hour Fridays, quarterly off-site events, video game tournaments, foosball, etc.
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Product Manager

Job Description

Business.com is one of the fastest growing ad tech companies in the B2B space and we are seeking a proven Product Manager to help evolve our product strategy. Business.com is the trusted solution for the B2B marketer looking to attract and engage with the highly lucrative, but hard to reach SMB audience. We offer integrated marketing solutions that span the marketing funnel from the discovery phase through the purchasing phase. With our branded destination and performance network, we deliver engaged buyers to our B2B advertisers.

The Product Manager is responsible for product research, planning, strategy and development of new and existing web products for Business.com. The Product Manager will gather and prioritize business requirements, define the product vision and work closely with content, sales, marketing, design, and technology to ensure revenue and audience goals are met and maintained. A majority of the work in this role will focus on initiatives geared towards growing Business.com’s audience and advertiser base. The Product Manager must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy with big-picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to hands on tactical activities.
  • Define and manage the product roadmap for new initiatives and features, build internal excitement for the product vision
  • Work with Development, QA, Designers, Sr Leadership, Operations and Analytics teams to successfully design, build, deploy and monitor product deliverables for assigned projects
  • Translate business requirements into sound product features, balancing the needs of different stakeholders to deliver a well-rounded product
  • Develop strong analytics and feedback loop for the product and deliver iteratively based on the feedback, analyze performance of existing products
  • Manage communications and expectations with internal/external stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate with the internal stakeholders and develop a Goto market plan.
  • Troubleshoot product issues and answer product questions.
  • Build business cases by identifying market opportunities, evaluating the competitive landscape and understanding user needs. Build models to predict product KPIs and drive backlog prioritization
  • Write rock solid user stories. Define, scope and prioritize the backlog with an understanding of tradeoffs and business impact
  • Develop user personas and a deep understanding of the Business.com user and his/her behavior
  • Assess opportunities, investigate and recommend new enhancements.
  • Develop clear acceptance criteria, and act as the agile product owner for determining product and feature readiness.
  • Act as product evangelist across the company.
  • Ensure all products fit within Business.com brand, market truth and strategy

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and ship consumer-facing websites on desktop and mobile
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching digital products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze product performance and recommend improvements (ex. Tracking metrics post-launch and on-going)
  • Must be a self-starter and enjoy building relationships across the business
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams that do not directly report to you
  • Proven ability to create clear, detailed, concise requirements, preferably in the form of user stories and prototypes
  • Ability to own and manage multiple products and competing priorities
  • Able to communicate complex technical concepts and ideas in a simple, organized business language to engineering and management
  • Be very comfortable with web analytics and can talk about data to non-data people
  • Knowledge of web technologies used in managing content-driven websites
  • Experience with Lean and Agile methodologies
  • Experience in media/publishing with a focus on LTV
  • Experience with mobile web or apps a plus
  • BA, preferably in a technical field; MBA a plus
  • 3-5+ years product management experience

What we do:

We make Digital Marketing Easy. Over 30 million buyers from small-to-medium businesses rely on Business.com to discover, compare, and purchase the products and services they need to run and grow their businesses. Business.com's suite of performance marketing solutions serves contextual advertising at every stage of the buyers' journey, from the top of the marketing funnel through to Sales Ready Leads. Business.com drives over half a million purchases a year, generating over $1.5 billion in sales for our 10,000+ advertising customers.

Who we are:

You know those companies that seem like the ideal workplace? They offer great perks. They've established a solid company culture. They're unified by a polished mission statement and their employees constantly brag about a fantastic working environment? Well, we're both proud and humbled to be recognized as one of these workplaces based on our culture, management and benefits. Business.com has been declared, by its employees and the San Diego Business Journal, as a "Best Place to Work", for three years in a row!

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation based on level of experience
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k
  • Equity Opportunity
  • Health Club Membership
  • Fun, hard-working atmosphere with opportunity for everyone to contribute to the overall growth of the business
  • Bagel Mondays, Happy Hour Fridays, quarterly off-site events, video game tournaments, foosball, etc.
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Account Executive - Digital Advertising Sales

Job Description

As an Account Executive, you will position our full suite of performance based, demand generation and digital advertising products (Display, PPC, Content Marketing and Sales Ready Leads) to national advertisers. You will drive new business through hunting, prospecting, cold calling and closing marketing and demand generation campaigns. You will take ownership over your region and drive new opportunities with the goal of growing your book of business. This role is primarily an inside sales role, with the opportunity to get in market and meet prospective and established clients on a quarterly basis.

In this role you will

  • Drive new business in your region through prospecting, cold calling and gaining interest in BDC’s demand generation and digital marketing solutions (Display, PPC, Content Marketing and Sales Ready Leads).
  • Take part in on all phases of the sales cycle such as lead generation, cold calling, online product demonstrations, proposal generation, and account handoff to Performance Marketing Managers.
  • Form consultative business relationships with key decision makers and work with your Performance Marketing Manager to effectively upsell and cross sell into existing accounts.
  • Execute sales tactics, deliver effective sales presentations with enthusiasm and consistently ask for the business
  • Follow B2B digital marketing trends and become a subject matter expert.
  • Enter and track prospects and associated notes within Salesforce.com
  • Consistently meet or exceed all activity and revenue goals

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant sales experience
  • Experience in National Advertising Sales required
  • Experience selling digital media products required
  • Passion for inside sales and driving new business, specifically in online advertising
  • Proven process for lead generation and cold calling
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding KPI’s
  • Must demonstrate the ability to persuade others and handle objections
  • Coachable and quick learner, must be able to listen to and implement advice from manager
  • An extraordinary work ethic, with passion for digital media
  • Resourceful. Goes over, under, around and through obstacles to achieve success
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