AppNexus focuses on customizable advertising technology platforms and more than billions of ads are clicked each day through their network. AppNexus has raised more than $65 million in funding and had slightly under $20 million in revenue in 2011. This year, their revenue is expected to be between $40 million and $50 million. This makes AppNexus a larger than average company, which means it might be a good place to look for a job, especially if you’re interested in online advertising.
The company has raised significant funding throughout its history starting with $2.5 million of funding from angel investors in December 2007, $8M in series B funding in September 2008, $5M more in November 2009 and $50M in Series C funding in October of 2010. This funding has allowed the company to grow and provide job opportunities.
Some of the jobs that are open at AppNexus include software engineers, senior software engineer, system administration, account directors (sales/account management) and a strategic partner manager. The human resources department and the business operations department are also looking to hire. The company can be classified as an advertising tech startup.
Their advertising network includes advanced yield management controls, optimization algorithms and patented brand and safety monitoring. This is similar to the real-time bidding system that Google uses.
The company has many talented individuals on their team such as Lauren Nemeth from Google who joined the company as Director of Sales. If you are looking for a job with well-respected individuals, then you might consider applying to work with AppNexus.
The company is looking for individuals who thrive on challenges and that are focused and proactive. The company wants the brightest minds in online advertising and hopes to solve large engineering and business challenges. The company is backed by Microsoft and is planning an IPO for 2012. The company works in multiple countries and allows other businesses to build, manage and optimize their display advertising business. The company runs more than 4 billion ads daily and their ad-bidding volume has grown by 20 percent in the last year alone.
Some of the jobs that are open at AppNexus include software engineers, senior software engineer, system administration, account directors (sales/account management) and a strategic partner manager. The human resources department and the business operations department is also looking to hire. The company can be classified as an advertising tech startup.
Working in online advertising can be rewarding if you like to communicate with images or simply have a general interest in the online advertising industry. Online advertising is an enormous industry and is how publishers make a profit by publishing content. Many e‑commerce websites such as Amazon and other retailers also attract customers to their website with online advertising.
According to eMarketer, spending on online advertising will exceed the amount spent on print advertising for the first time. Online advertisers will spend more than $77 billion online by 2016 showing that the online advertising industry is growing. This means that if you do end up with a job at AppNexus then you can be confident that the company will be here to stay for years to come.