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Monday, February 11, 2008

Architect, Ad Conversion Platform - Clickable (New York, NY)


Clickable (www.clickable.com) is the first Web service to make creating and managing online advertising simple and effective for small and midsize businesses. We’re an innovative and venture-financed Search Engine Marketing (SEM) technology start-up, based in New York City, featured by TechCrunch 40 and awarded Newcomer of the Year by AlwaysOn. We’re changing the game by bringing easy-to-use yet powerful SEM capabilities to customers suffering from complexity and inefficiencies.

We’re seeking a dynamic Software Architect to join our Engineering Development team, focusing on initiatives to capture, analyze and integrate sales conversion data collected from web sites and integrating it into the advertising campaigns in Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing, Microsoft adCenter and other advertising engines.

The Architect position will be a senior member of an engineering team that is responsible for building Clickable’s software products. These applications are high- volume, real-time, mission critical applications that drive revenue for our customers and are critical to the success of Clickable.

The position is based in New York City or Northern Virginia and reports to the CTO.


  • Architect a robust platform to
    • Collect conversion data from web sites
    • Analyze the conversion data in real-time
    • Feed the conversion data to a user dashboard in real time
    • Integrate the conversion data with data from the advertising campaigns being run on Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing, Microsoft adCenter, etc.
  • Rapidly prototype the above platform with creativity and innovations that have a significant impact to the customer
    • A JavaScript and Flash based web collector
    • A messaging system to transfer data from web sites to the raw data store
    • A messaging system to transfer data from raw data store to the SQL Server integrated repository
    • A Google maps-based widget to display the results of the conversion data in real-time
  • Direct the development and QA of the platform
  • Plan, deploy and hand-over the operations of the platform to the operations team.

  • Experience as an architect that has put into production mission critical real-time applications
  • Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems
  • Fluency in C# and/or C++
  • Several years developing web-based applications
  • Expertise in designing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of OO and design patterns
  • Expertise in the .NET application framework
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and/or other relational databases
  • Experience with on-line search marketing and advertising a plus
  • Excellent overall communication skills
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

About Clickable, Inc.

Clickable is an online advertising Web service that makes creating and managing search-engine marketing campaigns simple and effective. Clickable provides an intuitive experience to view search marketing performance across a broad range of networks, including Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing, Microsoft adCenter and others.

Key Milestones:

  • Clickable was founded July 2006 by David S. Kidder and Munish Gandhi, and self-funded through July 2007.
  • In September 2007, Clickable launched its product into Beta as a featured company at TechCrunch 40.
  • In December 2007, the company completed its Series A round of investment, led by Pequot Ventures and Union Square Ventures, totaling $6 million. Strategic individual investors joined, including Jonathan F. Miller, former America Online Chairman and Chief Executive, and Peter Thiel, Managing Partner of The Founders Fund and Co-founder of PayPal. Miller now serves on Clickable’s board of directors.
  • Clickable made several key appointments to its management team: Former Nielsen BuzzMetrics executive Max Kalehoff joined as Vice President of Marketing, and former AOL and Microsoft veteran Preston Green joined as Vice President of Customer Experience.
  • In January 2008, AlwaysOn awarded Clickable 'Newcomer Of The Year' and 'OnMedia Top 100' company in digital media and advertising.
  • In February 2008, the company began moving out of Beta, with limited commercial availability.

Send resume to jobs@clickable.com

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