Sr Software Engineer - C++

for Mindspark in Oakland, CA

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Skills:
C++, Win32 API, Windows systems programming 
Location:
Oakland, CA
Area Code:
510 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
NEGO 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Posted:
8-19-2014 
Position ID:
613685 
Dice ID:
RTX1567fc 

We're looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to join our team to research, design, implement, test and deploy cutting-edge features for our browser applications using C++, ATL and COM technologies. You will create high-performing, maintainable, high-volume production applications, as well as work with our talented product team to develop prototypes. You have the following:

  • 5 + yrs industry experience, security software industry experiene is a plus
  • Experience in Windows systems programming including processes, threads, synchronization, debugging, DLL, messages, windows, windows procedures, loops, and hooks.
  • Experience in GUI development experience including bitmaps, icons, themes.
  • Experience in C/C++, COM programming (creating/writing scriptable objects with ATL/ Win32.
  • Experience in JavaScript is a plus.
  • Good understanding of client/server model and HTTP, TCP/IP protocols.
  • Understand UAC and process integrity levels.
  • Good DOM/XML knowledge.
  • Solid software design and object oriented programming skills.
  • Ability to identify and work with efficient algorithms and data structures
  • Organized, analytical team player with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Prior experience building toolbar add-ons for popular browsers is definitely a huge plus.
  • Master/Bachelor’s degree (CS, EE or Math preferred) or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be personable, professional and a team-player.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and skills.
  • Able to understand business problems, and be creative with strong problem solving abilities.
  • Familiarity of and experience with Software Development Life Cycle in Agile development environment.
  • Ready to take ownership of projects, and do whatever it takes to make them successful.
  • Ability to foresee and proactively adapt to technical and scheduling issues.

As an IAC company (Nasdaq – IACI), the Ask Partner Network is part of a family including many of the most successful media and Internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Vimeo and about.com. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine’s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.

The Ask Partner Network, APN, LLC (APN), an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), is a leading provider of custom browser extension and search solutions to software and media companies. The company works closely with its partners to design and develop highly-targeted applications that extend services into the browser and enhance end-user experiences across the Web.    

Marc Lipkin
Mindspark