Software Engineer

US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)


IDG’s US Engineering Group is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team!  The US Engineering team is responsible for IDG’s growing portfolio of consumer and enterprise technology sites, including:,,, and to name a few.  The Software Engineer will work directly with business stakeholders in an agile development environment to both create new functionality, and maintain/troubleshoot existing functionality of their media news network of sites, including a custom CMS. Our office is in San Francisco’s South Park neighborhood with bay views & easy access to transit.  IDG provides excellent benefits and a commitment to employee work/life balance.



  • Perform and communicate in a team environment
  • Deliver creative and efficient solutions to complex problems on time
  • Provide accurate estimates on level of effort for upcoming work and keep accurate records of progress and completion of work
  • Interact with cross-functional groups to develop new functionality and support existing stakeholders
  • Identify and prototype best practices for backend databases


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience with strong understanding of OO principles
  • Experience programming in Java
  • 2+ years of web development experience, preferably in high-volume production environments
  • Experience with Web Technologies (Apache Tomcat, AJAX, HTML, HTTP, SOAP, XML)
  • Proficient in JavaScript and JQuery
  • Proficient using Eclipse as main development environment
  • Experience with relational databases, data modeling, and SQL/JDBC
  • Comfortable with the Unix command line and shell scripting
  • Previous work with version control software, preferably Git, including branching, merging and resolving conflicts
  • Experience with an issue tracking product, preferable Jira by Atlassian
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills


Please be sure to upload a formatted version of your resume and cover letter during the application process.


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