Last month we made the big announcement: the company known for premium video content and monetization technology for the digital media marketplace, is now Inform.
Along with our new name, we’re rapidly expanding our technology offerings and services strategy, which means we’re also expanding our team.
We’re a leading provider of premium, brand-safe video content and monetization technology for publishers, advertisers and content producers. We’re ranked as the No. 1 Online News & Information Property by comScore, with 27 million unique monthly viewers and 230 million videos viewed each month. Inform analyzes over 600 million content consumption data points each month across 4,000+ partners, including some of the biggest publishers on the web.
Inform’s mission is to integrate World Class technology that fundamentally improves digital advertising effectiveness and publishing operations for every one of our partners. Inform keeps viewers engaged and spending time across content topics and devices
Why work for Inform?
There are many reasons! Here are just a few.
Meaningful work. The work you do will have real-world meaning and impact.
The latest technology. And we don’t just mean custom Apple products (although we have those too). Inform has a cutting-edge tech stack and a large-scale distribution network with 300 million events per day.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop a next generation technology that changes how our partners distribute and monetize content, and how audiences consume that content. No more outdated waterfall development methodology! You’ll work in an collaborative Agile environment.
An open and supportive work environment. Inform offers a tight-knit atmosphere. Teams are small, autonomous, and empowered to make decisions. Our environment is open, literally and figuratively. Our offices are cubicle-free open spaces, encouraging communication, collaboration, and team work.
Dress is casual, kitchens are snack-stocked, and fun is encouraged with regular team outings.
Benefits that are second to none. Inform’s benefits are truly unprecedented, including 100% paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and dependents; paid family leave; and more.
Who are you?
You’re an enthusiastic self-starter. Smart-thinking and team collaboration are expected and valued. Snarkiness, pretension, and self-promotion are not.
Where are the jobs?
There are jobs available in all of our offices — Palo Alto, Pasadena, New York, and Atlanta — but you can take your pick in terms of which location is most convenient for you. Depending on the circumstances, Inform is also open to remote workers.
What are the jobs?
We have openings in a wide range of fields, including Account Management, Quality Assurance, Ad Operations, Product Management, Local Broadcasting, and Engineering. As we expand our technology portfolio and strategy, filling out engineering positions is especially important.
Here’s a top-level look at some of the positions currently available at Inform.
Engineering and Development
The .NET Software Engineer will report to the VP of Engineering. He or she will primarily be responsible for developing and maintaining APIs and Services.
The Database Engineer will report to the Senior Manager of Engineering Operations. He or she will primarily be responsible for developing and maintaining SQL/RDBMS along with all functions related to data.
The Senior Data Engineer/Data Engineering Lead will define and build the vision of Inform’s data analysis and insights solutions. Overall, he or she will drive Inform’s big data initiatives and play a key role in implementing our mission to help our partners keep their audiences informed.
This Senior Data Engineer will be responsible for designing and building tests, as well as supporting distributed computing applications with a focus on data analysis. He or she will lead engineering projects, support leads of other projects, and work closely with data scientists and the product engineering team to identify opportunities and define data products.
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the execution and final delivery of the product., and ensuring that the team conforms to set standards and processes throughout the project lifecycle. He or she will identify major project management risks and action plans, and will drive the release management and change management processes. He or she actively manage priorities, and will work closely with products managers, engineering managers and leads, QA leads, and executive management.
The Senior Python Software Engineer will report to the VP of Engineering. He or she will primarily be responsible for developing and maintaining APIs and Services.
The mid-to-senior level Server Engineer will help build our content, recommendation and analytics platform. He or she will be dealing with a huge volume of data that has real-time, semi-real time and offline needs, and working with a team who has a great passion for building world class products and extensive experience in coding in JVM-based languages.
The Software Architect will be integral to our engineering team as we rapidly grow in our product footprint and revenue. He or she will work with our tech leads and developers to ensure we remain focused on building scalable and high-performing architecture while still enabling for faster growth. In this role, the Software Architect will influence our technology vision and work closely with teams in implementing that vision.
The Director of Product Management will work closely with the technology teams to deliver on product goals. He or she will own the strategic roadmap for the entire product organization, with responsibilities including formulating product strategy, translating the product vision, defining future product needs with accountability for revenue, adoption, and utilization of Inform’s product family.
Reporting to the Director of Program Management, the QA Manager is responsible for building and managing a growing team of QA analysts and automation engineers. He or she will guide the vision and roadmap for UI testing across mobile, web applications and automation testing for scalable backend systems.
We are looking for two Account Managers – for our New York and Atlanta offices — who will manage a diverse book of publisher-based business and serve as the primary point of contact for partners. He or she will identify, develop and maintain meaningful relationships with key contacts across multiple departments within each partnership, and achieve trusted adviser status by providing consultative relationship management.
The Manager of Local Broadcast will work directly with the VP of Local Broadcast to evaluate the success of our broadcast partners and develop best practices and product ideas to help grow their business. He or she will foster and grow relationships with those partners and actively learn and understand their business as it relates to digital content and video, including opportunities to help increase video views.