Senior Software Engineer


Adaptive Media, a publicly traded Irvine-based company, is a multi-channel and content monetization company serving website owners, app developers, and video publishers who want to optimize digital content with impactful, engaging advertising experiences. Adaptive Media provides programmatic audience and content monetization technologies for display, mobile, and video advertising across multiple devices.

We’re in a highly competitive and active market, and our products are similar to Rocket Fuel’s RTB, BrightCove’s CMS, and Adap.TV’s waterfall management system. Adaptive Media offers the complete digital video technology stack to support its clients with platform, content, and supply offerings, all backed by a state-of-the-art, data-driven, programmatic advertising technology.


The Senior Software Engineer deals with coordinating the teams that deliver on the software development process. They ensure success with developing, testing, deploying, and maintaining applications for clients.


  • Prototyping solutions in various different programming languages
  • Discussing technical solutions and providing innovative new ideas to solutions
  • Coordinating closely with peers ensuring proper implementation of system specifications
  • Maintaining W3C standards compliance
  • Working with mock ups and implementing fully working graphical user interfaces
  • Understanding advertising needs and formulating integration plans into existing systems
  • Practicing common modern web practices to deliver an efficient and intuitive user experience
  • Troubleshooting applications based on client feedback and giving accurate estimates on required work
  • Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies
  • Contributing to documentation and explaining situations to other non-technical staff


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline from an accredited university or institution
  • At least 5 years experience in programming in one or more of the following languages: Java, ActionScript, and/or Objective-C
  • Strong knowledge of IAB standards such as VAST, VPAID, VMAP, and MRAID
  • Experience with: OVA framework, ActionScript3 video integration, and HTML5 Video
  • Experience with: Android SDK, iOS Development, or any other connected device development
  • Strong HTML, CSS, JavaScript (CoffeeScript), JQuery programming skills
  • Experience with npm and various npm modules
  • Expert knowledge of browser debugging tools such as: Chrome Developer Tools, firebug, Charles, etc.
  • Experience working in a team programming environment
  • Experience with GitHub
  • Experience with CLI
  • Knowledge about advertising technologies or familiarity with advertising standards
  • Ability to quickly learn and implement unfamiliar technologies
  • Ability to quickly debug ad tags
  • Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication
  • Collaborative interpersonal skills to work effectively with various departments and company leadership

What We Offer

  • A convenient location in Orange County’s High Tech Irvine Area
  • A competitive salary (DOE)
  • Learning and results driven culture
  • Professional development aligned to team and Company goals
  • A fun atmosphere
  • Compensation program focused on recognizing and rewarding valued contributions and results
  • Medical – HMO or PPO, Dental – DPPO, Vision
  • Time off benefits: Company holidays and paid-time-off
  • Educational Assistance Program and access to over 2,000 e-learning courses


To apply or inquire about openings at Adaptive please email: [email protected] or phone: (949) 525-4634.