We Are Purch

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.

John Stellato

Private Investor and Consultant

Jeff Smith

Board Observer

Catherine Levene

Co-Founder and CEO, Artspace.com

Greg Mason

Chief Executive Officer

Doug Llewellyn

Chief Operating Officer

Antoine Boulin

Head of Corporate and Business Development & GM Europe

Mike Kisseberth

Chief Revenue Officer

John Potter

Chief Technology Officer

Kurt Tietjen

Chief Traffic Officer

Karen Greenstein

General Counsel

Becky Snyder

Vice President, Organizational Development

Ralph Terkowitz

General Partner ABS Capital Partners

Paul Mariani

General Partner, ABS Capital Partners

Alfred Vericel

Board Observer

Peter Horan

Founder at Horan MediaTech Advisors

Martin Niesenholtz

Founder of New York Times Digital, Adjunct Professor

Fritz Nelson

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Hardware & Tom’s IT Pro

Mark Spoonauer

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag

Jeanna Bryner

Managing Editor, Live Science

Tariq Malik

Managing Editor, Space.com

Jeanette Mulvey

Editorial Director, Business News Daily

Our Locations

Los Angeles, California

9696 Culver Blvd, Ste 104

Culver City, CA 90232

Ogden, Utah

251 20th Street, 2nd Floor

Ogden, UT 84401

New York, New York

150 5th Ave

New York, NY10011

Boston, Massachusetts

225 Wyman Street

Waltham, MA 02451

Paris, France

26 avenue de Gaulle

Suresnes, 92150, France

We have 350 employees across the globe, with operations in the U.S., France, the UK, Italy, and Germany.

Job Openings

It takes world-class talent to build a global powerhouse. Join our growing team.

New York

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. More than 100 million monthly visitors engage with our many brands—Tom’s Guide, Space.com, LiveScience, TopTenReviews, and more. The Purch B2C division seeks an enthusiastic Senior Product Manager to lead product development for traffic and engagement growth. Your mission will be to drive the development of features and services that help consumers research and buy the products that are best for them. You will craft a vision, define products, bring innovative ideas to the table, and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. You will measure and understand how shoppers research and purchase products and build tools and experiences that make their purchase journey more successful.

 

You will…

  • Immerse yourself in customer needs, the competitive landscape, and our unique business dynamics.
  • Lead new product development initiatives from concept to launch, guiding a cross-functional team to meet strategic goals.
  • Translate complex problems and projects into user stories and a coherent product backlog, using agile methods.
  • Assess and prioritize opportunities, setting project milestones, aligning stakeholders and communicating decisions throughout the company.
  • Define success metrics for new projects and track daily metrics for existing products to ensure all are moving towards our defined goals.
  • Collaborate deeply with team members in engineering, UX, editorial, operations, sales and marketing.
  • Continuously propose new features and A/B tests aimed at improving conversion and engagement metrics.
  • Be based in our NYC office but have the skills to communicate effectively with a geographically dispersed team.

You bring…

  • 5+ years of product management experience on high-scale, direct to consumer digital products.
  • A passion for meeting customer needs through data-driven, iterative product development and continuous optimization.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities and drive focused resolution in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • The ability to lead and inspire teams to deliver on our goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, from strategic vision to specific details of implementation.
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and recommend effective action plans to resolve issues.

 

Waltham, MA

Company Description: 

BuyerZone is a Purch owned company. BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a Lead Software Professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

Description of Duties or Attach Job Description:

Working with the Engineering and Business Directors, the Lead Software Engineer will help shape, guide and influence the technical direction of BuyerZone’s Software Engineering platforms. Utilizing Open Source Technologies, the Lead Software Engineer will utilize his/her experience building scalable software solutions to keep BuyerZone’s technologically competitive for years to come.

The Lead Engineer must feel comfortable leading a team of 2 to 3 software engineers through SDLC by making use of industry standards and current Software Engineering paradigms. The candidate will use his or her team building and leadership skills to mentor junior level staff members, provide technical direction to seasoned software developers, and feel comfortable working with Director and Executive level teammates.

The right candidate looks at technology with an open mind, is forward thinking and focused. When confronted with a business challenge, the candidate will look at all available platforms and provide IT Management assistance in making the correct technology decision for the organization. The candidate will feel comfortable working both independently and collaboratively and will use his or her communication skills to set realistic expectations for the business.

Responsibilities

The Lead Engineer will be responsible for assisting the IT Management Team with leading the Software Engineering teams on daily basis.

* Help shape, form and adhere to generally accepted coding standard

* Utilize Open Source technologies to build scalable software solutions

* Understand, drive and communicate SDLC using agile methodologies

* Develop and build software solutions utilizing J2EE

* Develop and Architect SOA Systems

* Experience supporting mission critical systems.

* Experience with multi-threaded applications and parallel programming issues.

* Experience developing Web services and distributed system components.

* Experience developing Web applications using ASP.NET, and AJAX a plus.

* Experience with HTML5, MVC, Spring Boot and other emerging Web technologies.

* Ability to lead and mentor a team of 2 to 3 software engineers

Requirements

* BA/BS degree in Computer Science and 5+ years of relevant work experience, Masters Degree a plus

* 5+ years Java/J2EE utilizing JBOSS or Tomcat Containers

* Experience writing Chef Recipes in Ruby a plus

* 5+ years ORM Framework experience. Ex: Ibatis, Hibernate, JPA

* 3+ years leading software projects and developers

* 5+ years MySQL

* Web API/REST

* Experience with using scripting languages: Python, Bash, Shell.

* Proficient knowledge of database technologies and SQL performance tuning. MongoDb a plus.

 

Waltham, MA

BuyerZone is a division of Purch, one of the largest, most respected technology media companies in the world.

BuyerZone is a vibrant online lead generation company that is in need of an ambitious, driven person to help fuel our growing B2B affiliate program.

Summary

The National Sales Manager, Review Sites, is responsible for achieving revenue and client retention goals by developing sales opportunities with new and existing client organizations for his/her portfolio of sites.  This individual will work closely with the VP of Sales, Product Management and the Affiliate Manager to optimize revenue and profitability of the review sites.   This is an individual contributor position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Sell online site sponsorship, lead development programs, PPA deals and online advertising to new and existing customers
  • Cover 250+ Review Sites, selling to “C” level marketing executives at Fortune 2000 companies and to placement managers at agencies and affiliate organizations
  • Develop a quarterly and annual business plan detailing key client  and prospect focus, territory plans and sales strategies  for execution in the upcoming quarter and annually
  • Propose solutions based on customer requirements. Prepare pricing quotes, sales proposals within defined corporate guidelines
  • Work closely with Purch content team on new site introduction, ongoing site management and site retirement
  • Work with management, sales and support teams to achieve revenue goals, new  site development goals, customer satisfaction and revenue retention goals
  • Well versed in and keen understanding of site portfolio to provide feedback to product management on client and industry requirements to enhance our product offerings
  • Monitor competitive offerings and develop new sales strategies to win in assigned industry markets
  • Manage and maintain detailed pipeline and accurate forecasts to achieve assigned monthly, quarterly and annual quota/goals
  • Effectively utilize SalesForce.com for management of all daily business activities.  Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including email tracking, qualification calls, closed sales, and follow-up activities within the assigned categories to maximize revenue potential

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Able to build professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of digital advertising/lead generation
  • Able to learn details about and develop deep understanding of current trends for 250+ unique and varied industries, products, services
  • College Degree and 6+ years lead generation and/or display/affiliate marketing experience
  • Customer focused, highly motivated, results oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, salesforce.com, LinkedIn, marketing analytics
  • Ability to adapt to fast paced, continually changing business environment while managing multiple priorities
Waltham, MA

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

Job Description:

  • develop and implement responsive site templates
  • perform front-end code optimization with focus on mobile experience
  • develop and maintain Purch JavaScript digital analytics tags
  • deploy, test and validate JavaScript tags for analytics and performance metrics
  • perform integration of 1st and 3rd party analytics APIs
  • extend and improve Purch global modular JavaScript framework
  • become subject matter expert on front-end system performance (JavaScript/CSS/HTML)
  • work on internal build system for front-end resources

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years in professional or project-based front-end oriented experience
  • Ability to write and work with modular based JavaScript, as well as JavaScript frameworks
  • Working knowledge and expertise in front-end performance optimization and metrics
  • Extensive DOM experience with focus on cross browser compatibility
  • Experience with digital analytics tools (Google or Adobe certification a big plus)
  • Experience with content optimization tools (Test and Target/Optimizely/Google content experiments)
  • Ability to understand business needs and create business/functional requirements for design of data/analytics strategies

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of PHP or other server-side languages
  • Knowledge of JavaScript using ES2015
  • Experience with server-side frameworks, such as Symfony
  • Experience with Front end JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS and ReactJS
New York

Tom’s Guide, a leading consumer technology site dedicated to upgrading the lives of its more than 21 million visitors, is looking for an experienced senior mobile analyst/writer to lead our coverage in a key area. The star we’re looking for will be the face of our mobile coverage and knows smartphones, wearables and mobile devices inside and out. The right candidate can create compelling product reviews, engaging features and helpful tips and how-to content for a wide audience using multiple platforms.

Tom’s Guide is a Purch owned brand.

Responsibilities and qualifications: 

  • Create engaging reviews of mobile products (phones, smartwatches, fitness trackers, mobile VR and apps) based on your expertise, industry knowledge and Tom’s Guide original test results.
  • Write helpful features, analysis and tips on smartphones and wearables, guiding users.
  • Manage and enhance relationships with product vendors, taking product briefings and attending key events around the world.
  • Star in videos for social channels (Facebook Live, Periscope) and YouTube to give viewers complete picture of mobile products and trends. Make regular video appearances on TV to represent Tom’s Guide.
  • Must have at least 3 years of related experience at a consumer tech publication, preferably with a focus on mobile.

Submit cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit for this role along with a resume and links to your best clips.

Waltham, MA

Description: 

BuyerZone is a Purch owned company. BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

Job Abstract:

Working with all levels of the Engineering and Business teams, the Jr. Software Engineer will help maintain, enhance, and troubleshoot ongoing system needs across our core applications and API services. Utilizing Open Source Technologies, the Jr. Software Engineer will utilize his/her communication and technical skills to investigate and provide solutions to application issues.

The Jr. Software Engineer must feel comfortable working closely with business resources as well as all levels of the engineering team.  The candidate must have strong communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

The candidate will feel comfortable working both independently and collaboratively and will use his or her communication skills to set realistic expectations for the business.

The Jr. Software Engineer will be passionate about learning new technologies while providing technical solutions to a given problem.

Responsibilities

The Jr. Software Engineer will be responsible for assisting day-to-day application support tasks with engineering team.

  • Adhere to generally accepted coding standard
  • Utilize Open Source technologies to troubleshoot and develop software solutions
  • Develop and build software solutions utilizing J2EE
  • Provide data analysis and data extracts utilizing SQL
  • Ability to communicate with business users to better understand application issues.

Requirements

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, 1-3 years experience a plus
  • 1+  Java/J2EE Projects
  • 1+ Project utilizing SQL/MySQL
  • Exposure to Web API/REST Services
  • .NET experience a plus
  • Understanding of JSON data structures
  • Understanding of database technologies and SQL.  NoSQL database exposure a plus
  • Python experience a plus
Plano, Texas

General Description

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.  Our brands include sites such as Tom’s Hardware, TopTenRevies, AnandTech and Space.com.  Our SF office is in the SOMA area of San Francisco, steps away from Caltrain.  Our Plano office is steps away from Katy Trail Ice House.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

As an entry level Android engineer, you will help maintain and add new features to our suite of Android applications as well as help create new apps from scratch. You’ll work on a team that will provide direction on software architecture and get to participate on both design and development as part of the delivery process. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an evolving business with the expectation that you will play a vital role in shaping the growth and performance of the company. If you’re intrigued by the opportunity of contributing to a fast-paced, highly-collaborative atmosphere then we’d like to meet with you.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the Android SDK
  • Intense interest in Google’s Material Design Spec
  • Valid portfolio of Android apps developed.  Bonus for open source projects
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Design
  • Work with outside data sources and API’s
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
San Francisco

General Description

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.  Our brands include sites such as Tom’s Hardware, TopTenRevies, AnandTech and Space.com.  Our SF office is in the SOMA area of San Francisco, steps away from Caltrain.  Our Plano office is steps away from Katy Trail Ice House.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

As an entry level Android engineer, you will help maintain and add new features to our suite of Android applications as well as help create new apps from scratch. You’ll work on a team that will provide direction on software architecture and get to participate on both design and development as part of the delivery process. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an evolving business with the expectation that you will play a vital role in shaping the growth and performance of the company. If you’re intrigued by the opportunity of contributing to a fast-paced, highly-collaborative atmosphere then we’d like to meet with you.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the Android SDK
  • Intense interest in Google’s Material Design Spec
  • Valid portfolio of Android apps developed.  Bonus for open source projects
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Design
  • Work with outside data sources and API’s
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
Ogden, UT

Purch, one of the nation’s leading digital media companies, is looking for a talented writer who will join our team of business product and service reviewers in Ogden or Lehi, Utah. Our ideal candidate will have a strong writing background (in any field) and likes to learn new things all the time. (You really do like to learn new things!) This writer will work for TopTenReviews to create reviews and buying guides that can take a month or more to research, test and write. You must be comfortable digging in and learning about products and services you may or may not know anything about. However, knowledge/experience in business areas is a plus.

We don’t care how much work experience you’ve had, but this is definitely an early career position and will pay accordingly (though we are open to more seasoned writers who are looking for a change).

This role requires a reporter who can think like a detective, an entrepreneur and a guidance counselor. That’s because our readers rely on us to help them start and grow their businesses and make important buying decisions. Most importantly, you have the ability to put yourself in the shoes of our readers and imagine what you would want to know if you were starting your own business. You like to work with others who might think differently than you, are open to new ideas and can change course as our needs shift. You also must be comfortable working “undercover” by calling businesses as if you were a small business owner.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research on products, software and/or services
  • Explain the features of a product or service and how they benefit the consumer
  • Write authoritative, credible content that is approachable and engaging as well as professional and impeccably well-researched
  • Maintain and update site content to keep product reviews up-to-date

Required Skills:

  • Ability to assimilate information from a wide variety of sources
  • Strong organizational, analytical, research and writing skills
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Ability to manage data and organize work
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality content while managing multiple priorities and meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to receive, absorb and act on critical feedback from copy editors, peers and supervisors
  • Proofreading – for self and peers
  • Aptitude for building effective working relationships and accomplishing tasks in a collaborative team environment
  • Adaptability toward ever-changing processes and approaches to reporting
  • Microsoft Office-basic formatting and organization in Excel and Word, understanding of Outlook

In lieu of a cover letter, write us a short (3 to 4 paragraph) review of a product you already own. It could be anything – your razor, your bicycle, your kid’s car seat. Just give us a chance to see how you write when you’re writing about a product for an audience that wants to know more.

 

New York

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. Great content drives our business. More than 100 million monthly visitors engage with our many brands—Tom’s Guide, Space.com, LiveScience, TopTenReviews, and more— across more than 1,000 subject areas and categories. A newly-formed B2C group is searching for a VP of Content, someone who can help us take our well-respected brands and our enormous audiences, and grow them, not just in size and reach, but in loyalty and engagement, while also steering them down innovative paths.

You’ll create and guide the strategic direction and day-to-day execution for all consumer-oriented content, leading a strong team of writers and editors to bring excellent articles, product reviews, and videos to life every day. You’ll partner across the organization to ensure that we’re engaging our readers, beating new trends to market, and scaling efficiently. You’ll keep the needs and interests of our consumers always at the forefront while also finding the sweet spots that intersect with the needs of our advertisers. You’ll be responsible for quality, authenticity, and innovation for all content types and across all channels and have the discipline and creativity to measure opportunities for improvement and reinvent regularly.

You will…

  • Develop, execute, and evolve the B2C content strategy
  • Hire, train, mentor, and motivate a large team of writers and editors
  • Leverage analytics and market data to develop content themes/topics and measure consumer interest
  • Ensure all content is high quality and on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, and optimized for search and user experience across all channels
  • Collaborate with product developers and marketers on a wide range of initiatives to drive traffic, engage our customers, and improve our technology
  • Establish work flows for requesting, creating, editing, publishing, and retiring content
  • Develop and manage the overall editorial budget
  • Act as the company’s spokesman and advocate on social media and for media appearances

 

You bring…

  • 10+ years of experience as a respected leader in multichannel content creation, preferably in the tech or product review space
  • A combination of journalist and marketing mindsets, that uses data to determine what customers want and experiments with new formats and channels while maintaining high standards of quality and journalistic integrity
  • A strong respect and appreciation for quality content that informs and engages readers
  • Project management skills to manage editorial schedules and deadlines
  • The ability to lead and inspire large teams to deliver on our goals, preferably with experience leading multiple teams in different locations
  • The ability to create clear direction and enthusiasm
  • Strong writing and exceptional presentation skills
  • Professional maturity and well-developed interpersonal and management skills
New York

Position Summary

The Performance Marketing Manager will play a critical role in implementing, optimizing, scaling and reporting on performance based advertising revenue (Pay per action, lead generation, ecommerce). The right candidate will be data-driven to identify opportunities across our properties and offer optimization recommendations to the workflows and page templates. Our goal is to improve the user experience by providing more efficient buying recommendations which in turn will generate more revenue for Purch.
Responsibilities:

  • Analyze conversion funnels and suggest areas of opportunity
  • Understand our clients KPI to deliver the right audience and optimize the yield for Purch
  • Set-up A/B or multi-variant experiments and QA of experiments to ensure they are working as intended
  • Ongoing monitoring of experiments to ensure data is capturing correctly. Analysis of test results and compiling of documentation relating to results
  • Define marketing messages that will deliver leads to our clients and work with the design team to create relevant ads
  • Partner with product and design teams to improve the sites templates
  • Create and deliver reporting on an ongoing basis that analyze key metrics

 

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of web site performance drivers, and the ability to use data to drive fundamental web marketing decisions and strategies
  • Strong knowledge of Web Analytics
  • Strong Experience with multi-variant testing tools and methodologies
  • Very strong Excel skills
  • Ability to think creatively and work independently
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Meticulous/thorough with details and incredibly organized and proactive.
  • Previous experience in ecommerce or affiliate marketing required
  • BS required

Pluses:

JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML experience is a huge plus

Location: Purch NYC Office

Working at Purch

When our team of award-winning editors and experts aren’t running system building contests, contemplating manned missions to Mars or talking about the latest ‘must-have’ gadgets on national television, they’re at home overclocking CPUs, skygazing in the wilderness, and obsessively tweeting on their smartphones. In short, we’re a culture of tech and science lovers and our passion shows in everything we do. The people who work for us are dynamic, brilliant and inventive. Expectations for our employees focus primarily on results produced, rather than any antiquarian notions of work leftover from an agrarian age. We’re digital, and our people absolutely know what they are talking about. We’re smarter, less mercurial and volatile than other corporate media setups in the same fields, and we take a lot of pride in both our agility and our stability. We’re no-nonsense and extraordinarily pragmatic while still hanging on to all the exciting stuff that makes what we do fun.

Benefits & Perks

  • Great team members. People you’ll enjoy being around.
  • Small team big impact. Everything you do makes a difference.
  • Rest and relaxation. 15 days of paid vacation and 10 days of paid Holidays.
  • Fair compensation. Competitive salary and benefits.
New York

Space.com Writer/Producer

This position is for a writer/producer to assist in daily story/feature and slideshow production, oversee daily Image of the Day feature and monthly Night Sky page updates, as well as write at least 15 short news stories each month, ranging from press release and image-based quickhits to interview features.

Can be an entry level position, with at least some journalism experience via internships/university study. An interest and enthusiasm for space news/exploration/discovery is beneficial. Familiarity with Photoshop and Word a must.

Applicant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced news environment, and be deadline and detail oriented.

Space.com is a Purch owned brand.

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit

 

Denver, CO

The Magento Lead developer will oversee a small team of Magento developers responsible for the PurchMarketplace.co, store.livescience.com, store.space.com Magento store.  The lead developer will work with Product Owners, business team, and other interested parties to ensure that all business needs are met.

We are looking for a driven and talented individual that is interested in taking the Purch Magento stores to the next level, and work on integration to Shopper Services internal systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and mentor a small Ecommerce engineering team
  • Work with the Shopper Services business team to build accurate requirements, and build features in the best possible way.
  • Architect High level solutions.
  • Perform code reviews and collaborate to design and build quality solutions
  • Manage the deployment process
  • Maintain consistent velocity to ensure that the team is performing at a optimum level.

Requirements:

  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Experience migrating from Magento 1.x to Magento 2.x
  • In depth knowledge of NetSuite and integrating with NetSuite via the Celigo plugin
  • 5+ years in PHP, MySQL, and Object Oriented programming
  • 5+ years in HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • 5+ years developing high quality, reliable eCommerce sites and websites
  • 3+ years of Magento experience
  • Demonstrated experience in leading/managing development teams
  • Agile Experience (Jira, Scrum meetings, Standups, Retrospectives, Story Points)
  • Professional and Passionate about collaborating with various teams, and creating ‘A’ level solutions.

Education

B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Purch

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

 

Waltham, MA

BuyerZone is a Purch owned company. BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to become an outstanding search engine marketer from one of the leaders in the industry. With profit and loss responsibility for a multi-million dollar portfolio, you will work with all the leading search engine marketing (SEM) platforms and learn many related techniques to create, optimize and grow our results. Your creativity will also be tapped as our entrepreneurial culture greatly encourages refining our current practices and testing new ideas in our constant quest to improve results. Your innovation, creative thinking and success will be rewarded with ownership of new projects, programs and channels.

At least one year of dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience is required for this position.

Outstanding candidates will thrive in fast-paced quantitative operation, work well with a team and have a strong intellectual curiosity, a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a constant desire to over achieve.

Responsibilities:

• Monitor day-to-day financial results for all paid marketing programs (search and display)
• Plan, manage and execute a portfolio of paid search campaigns, including but not limited to strategy development, organization and management

• Responsible for ongoing optimization efforts to meet objectives, including but not limited to bid management, negative keyword strategies, and ad copy/creative revision based on performance history

• Daily use of Tableau for reporting and analytics

• Collect, synthesize and analyze campaign/program performance data and provide actionable insights
• Build strong relationships across PPC and other departments, such as Category Management and Sales
• Identify expansion opportunities within and outside current online marketing plan
• Conduct industry research and present actionable findings
• Manage relationships with representatives from the major online advertising channels

Requirements:
• Minimum of 1-3 years direct, dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience in managing large scale, complex campaigns with a substantial budget

• In-depth understanding of Paid Search campaign management and optimization practices

• Experience with Paid Search platforms like Google AdWords, Bing Ads Editor, Yahoo Gemini and DS3

• Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, with the ability to identify trends and insights through data analysis
• Comfortable manipulating numbers, primarily within Microsoft Excel
• Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure
• Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail

• Experience with the management of display and/or social campaigns is a plus

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

As you acquire expertise within the fast growing world of online marketing, the analyst experience will launch your career and help build your personal network of colleagues and friends. You’ll join a high-spirited, collaborative group that’s committed to excellence and beating goals.

Ogden, UT

POSITION SUMMARY

Purch is searching for a results-oriented and security-minded Dev/OPS Engineer to add to our growing IT Operations team.  As a member of the Ops team, you will be responsible for building, managing, and supporting a wide range of services and technologies focusing on modern cloud and open-source platforms.  You will be directly supporting the underlying infrastructure of high-traffic web sites such as TomsHardware.com, TomsGuide.com, Anandtech.com, Space.com, TopTenReviews.com (and several others), while primarily focusing on…

 

  • Delivering 24×7 cloud operations support in our AWS environments
  • Continuously improving our infrastructure and web site applications to be well documented, scalable, secure, easy to deploy and fault-tolerant
  • Working closely with our development teams, product and site managers and other members of the Ops team to build and support new or existing projects/services
  • Staying up-to-date with current web application and development technologies and services.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 Education: Preferred-BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience (5 years)

Prior Work Experience:

Minimum-2+ years’ experience in a Operations/DevOps role and in deploying and managing services in AWS (VPC, EC2, RDS, IAM, ELB, S3, Route53, Cloudwatch, CodeDeploy, etc.) in a medium to large environment.

Knowledge/Skills:

The Ideal candidate will have most or all of the following:

  • Experience and knowledge of Configuration Management (Chef) and CD/CI tools (Jenkins)
  • Strong Linux experience (Preferably with CentOS/RHEL)
  • Some Scripting Experience (Python, Bash etc…)
  • Experience with web application servers such as Nginx, Apache, JBOSS, Ruby, IIS,
  • Experience with database server technologies (MongoDB, MySQL, SQL, Aurora)
  • Knowledge of SCM tools (SVN, Git)
  • Experience with Content Delivery Networks (Akamai, Cloudflare)
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools (NewRelic, Nagios, Splunk, ElasticSearch, Rsyslog, Graphite, Kibana, Grafana)
  • Experience supporting network infrastructure such as Firewalls, DHCP, DNS, NTP, LDAP, SSL etc.
  • Strong teamwork skills, with excellent written and spoken communication
  • Excellent troubleshooting capabilities and an ability to quickly learn new technologies is a plus.

The position does require participation in an on-call rotation, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

ABOUT US:

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.

 

Ogden, UT

The Network Security Administrator is responsible for a variety of maintenance, evaluation, installation, and training to ensure that network performance meets company and user requirements.  The ideal candidate is energetic and easy-going with a great work ethic and the personality for a diverse, customer-service-oriented work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads network projects by recommending solutions to network strategy and security issues.
  • Develops detailed network specifications.
  • Administers, installs, configures, troubleshoots and repairs Linux network server systems.
  • Website and intranet installation, configuration, and maintenance
  • Plan and implement network security measures. Builds firewalls, manages host security, file permissions, backup and disaster recovery plans, and file system integrity.
  • Coordinates, documents and reports on investigation of possible security violations
  • Perform network analysis and capacity planning.  Identify LAN/WAN utilization patterns and their effect on system availability and performance.  Develop and recommend approaches to network growth and enhancements. Anticipate network problems and implement preventive measures.
  • Evaluate and recommend purchases of network hardware, peripheral equipment and software.
  • Investigate user problems, identify the sources, determine possible solutions, and implement/test solutions.
  • Analyzing performance, identifying areas of concern and formulating action plans
  • Creating and maintaining documentation of network configurations and processes
  • Post-deployment monitoring and testing.
  • Planning, testing and executing upgrades as necessary.
  • Administering LAN/WAN security, antivirus and spam control measures
  • Participate in on-call rotational schedule

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer science or information systems, five or more years of equivalent work experience.
  • Professional certifications offered by Microsoft, Cisco and other security-related certifications a plus.
  • At least 3 years in network/security administration experience

Required Skills:

  • Network Security Administrator must be able to translate security policies and procedures into technical architectures.
  • Strong working knowledge of data and network security technologies, as well as at least five years of experience installing, monitoring and maintaining network security solutions.
  • Candidates should have excellent organizational, multitasking and communication skills.
  • Must have hands-on working knowledge of the following technical areas:  Windows Active Directory administration, Linux administration, MYSQL administration, Apache, IIS, Sonic Wall routers, DNS, SMTP
  • Must be able to effectively work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • AWS knowledge of setting up/ managing Security Groups and ACLs, IAM User permissions, configuration and Policy building, best practices etc..
  • Knowledge of all individual AWS services, ie EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, Redshift, Route53 etc..
  • Knowledge of Chef, Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git
  • Knowledge of OS Security and configuration (Centos, Debian, Windows – various versions)
  • Knowledge of local Firewall and Switch setup and configuration (Meraki, Sonicwall, Juniper)
  • Knowledge of application Security and monitoring (OSSEC, ModSecurity, Nagios, Grafana/Grahite, Distil)
  • Knowledge of Logging systems (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, RSyslog, Splunk?)
  • Knowledge of Security scanners, anti-virus, IDS (Nessus, Sophos etc..)
  • Extensive experience in Unix and Microsoft environments, VoIP, and data security & cloud infrastructure.  Product knowledge spans layer 7 switches, routers, firewalls, key systems and VPN concentrators.
  • Related areas of expertise should be Network Architecture, Network Performance, Security Assessment, Server Optimization & Open Source Software.
San Francisco

Purch.com is seeking a data driven and entrepreneurial minded Advertising Sales Professional to drive continued advertising sales growth through the delivery of digital marketing solutions to global brands and their agency representatives in the West Coast Market.  You will be expected to analyze the needs of advertising partners and present them with a unique blend of offerings to most effectively connect with an influential audience.  Successful candidates will have a strong background in data driven online advertising including Display, Premium Programmatic, Mobile, Native and Social.  It is expected that you will have an active network of client/agency relationships and a proven track record of using effective communication strategies to accomplish organizational goals This is a fabulous opportunity for someone looking to join a fast growing, innovative, and dynamic digital media organization.

 

The Day to Day

  • Develop and close new ad agency and direct company leads
  • Schedule and conduct meetings with ad agency and company decision-makers.
  • Email and call potential clients and leads to set up meetings.
  • Communicate the value of Purch by walking through detailed presentations.
  • Execute on a strategic plan to achieve revenue goals.
  • Hit monthly and quarterly revenue targets
  • Respond to RFPs and prepare customized proposals to win new business
  • Grow current accounts by identifying and closing up-sell opportunities
  • Understand competitive differentiators in fast-changing online advertising landscape
  • Work with team to help share customer insights to shape our products
  • Collaborate with team to upsell client.
  • Work remotely in San Francisco area, report to VP, Sales in New York.

 

Must Haves

  • 3-5 years of related work experience in the digital media industry with client facing experience
  • Expertise in working with RTB, DSPs, ad exchanges, aggregators, ad servers, and other optimization platforms is a plus.
  • Experience managing CPA, CPC, and CPM marketing campaigns.
  • Solid experience in Excel and MS Office, including pivot tables, chart-making, and manipulation of large data sets.  Power Point is also a must.
  • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven track record of growing accounts by forging a strong relationship with clients, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies.
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Grenoble, France

Nous recrutons un développeur PHP expérimenté, pour nos sites Tom’s Guide et Tom’s Hardware, leaders de la communauté high-tech en France et aux Etats-Unis.

Le groupe Purch est un groupe média en forte croissance qui édite une quinzaine de sites internet high-tech sur l’actualité, les tendances technos, nouveaux produits, forums utilisateurs, etc., visités chaque mois par plus de 100 millions d’utilisateurs et qui génèrent un milliard de dollars de transactions commerciales par an. Purch emploie plus de 350 personnes aux États-Unis et en Europe.

Le poste est basé au centre R&D d’Echirolles, équipe technique à taille humaine en charge des sites communautaires et de la monétisation pour les marques du groupe.

Vous y participerez à la conception et au développement des forums Tom’s Guide et Tom’s Hardware et autres sites du groupe (laptopmag.com, toptenreviews.com, space.com, livescience.com, etc) dans un environnement technologique riche: backend MongoDB, Solr, Aurora, Front php/symfony2, Java, Python, AngularJS, big data sur AWS, S3, Redshift, Spark, EMR, etc.

L’équipe adhère fortement aux principes d’agilité (décisions d’équipe, développement itératif, amélioration continue, automatisation, etc ) et apporte une grande importance à l’ambiance et la qualité de l’environnement de travail.
  Profil:  

  • Vous êtes avant tout passionné de développement et de technologie, et aimez partager cette passion au sein d’une équipe. Votre profil :
  • 5+ ans d’expérience en développement de sites ou applications internet à forte volumétrie,
  • Maîtrise de PHP/Symfony2 et des technologies front-end HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Expérience dans les pratiques de build/test automatisés (jenkins, phpunit, behat, jasmine…)
  • Expérience Java ou Python un plus
  • Anglais souhaitable

Environnement et rémunération attractifs. Poste disponible de suite.

Grenoble, France

Nous recrutons un développeur backend expérimenté, pour nos sites Tom’s Guide et Tom’s Hardware, leaders de la communauté high-tech en France et aux Etats-Unis.

Le groupe Purch est un groupe média en forte croissance qui édite une quinzaine de sites internet high-tech sur l’actualité, les tendances technos, nouveaux produits, forums utilisateurs, etc., visités chaque mois par plus de 100 millions d’utilisateurs et générant un milliard de dollars de transactions commerciales par an. Purch emploie plus de 350 personnes aux États-Unis et en Europe.

Le poste est basé au centre R&D d’Echirolles, équipe technique à taille humaine en charge des sites communautaires et de la monétisation pour les marques du groupe.

Vous participerez à la conception et au développement de la plate-forme délivrant les sites Tom’s Guide et Tom’s Hardware ainsi que des composants utilisés par les autres sites. C’est projets vont de la mise en œuvre de nouvelles technologies (architecture micro-services, big data, systèmes hautement distribués, etc) au développement de fonctionalités innovantes pour l’Europe et les US.

L’équipe adhère fortement aux principes d’agilité (décisions d’équipe, développement itératif, amélioration continue, automatisation, etc ) et apporte une grande importance à l’ambiance et la qualité de l’environnement de travail. Elle délivre des composants et services utilisés à la fois sur les sites Tom’s en Europe/US, mais aussi les autres sites du groupe (laptopmag.com, toptenreviews.com, space.com, livescience.com, etc), en s’appuyant sur un large panel de technologies (backend Mongo, Solr, Aurora, Front php/symfony2, Java, AngularJS, big data sur AWS, S3, Redshift, S3, Spark, EMR, etc) dans un environnement cloud Amazon.

Vous êtes avant tout passionné de développement et de technologie, et aimez partager cette passion au sein d’une équipe. Votre profil:

  • 5+ ans d’expérience en développement de plate-formes web ou logiciels distribués à forte volumétrie
  • Maîtrise du développement de composants et services en Java, serveurs d’applications, REST
  • Première expérience Big Data sur un projet de traitement de données sur Hadoop, Spark…,
  • Facilité à interagir en équipe, locale et distante; bonne communication, notamment en anglais
  • Curiosité et aisance dans la prise en main de nouvelles technologies
  • Une expérience de l’intégration d’algorithmes de machine-learning est un plus

Environnement et rémunération attractifs. Poste disponible de suite.

New York / Boston / Utah / Denver

The Job

We want a business data analyst.  And not just any analyst.  We want an analyst who:

  • Can build data models/tables/visualizations and present them in a convincing fashion
  • Measures self-performance by business questions answered rather than reports generated
  • Embraces the technical side of data and can be confused as an engineer in the right light
  • Takes pride in gathering detailed, actionable user requirements
  • Receives glowing recommendations from business unit leaders as an invaluable resource
  • Builds dashboards that treat UI/UX/Visualization as more than buzzwords
  • Never makes the same mistake twice
  • Thrives in learning new, cutting edge data functionality.
  • Understands the less glamorous side of BI (QA, documentation, process) is not as fun but just as important
  • Is a tireless self-starter and seeks out growth opportunities
  • Craves working with a close-knit, like-minded global team passionate about data and business problems

Needs

  • College graduate, preferably in a technical discipline
  • Fits in culturally – easy going, dedicated, flexible, hard-working, team-oriented
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in one or more BI tools – Qlikview, Tableau, Spotfire, Looker, ChartIO, etc.
  • Proficiency in one or more DBs – SQL Server, RedShift, PostgresSQL, Netezza, Vertica, Snowflake, Oracle, MySQL,etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of data modeling, warehousing, relational and non-relational storage

X-Factors

  • Hands-on experience using “big” data components such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Flume
  • Strong working knowledge  in one or more programming languages – Python, R, Java, .NET, Javascript, PHP, Pearl, Ruby, Scala, Clojure
  • Amazon data stack experience (Kinesis, S3, EC2, Redshift, Glacier, etc.)
  • Experience with app and/or webanalytics  (Adobe, Google Analytics, Flurry, MixPanel, Localytics)
  • Experience with Advertising, Publishing, and/or Ecommerce

*Cover letter required

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