Octopus Interactive is Hiring

If you’re interested in joining the team please see our current open positions below

We’re searching for a software engineer, that can collaborate with a team of developers, designers, and business units to architect develop and maintain a variety of databases and web-based applications to support our growing platform.

As our Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for managing multiple aspects of the company’s tech stack, including tablet, phone and web applications, backend database storage and data transfer calls, automated processes and communications to users, data visualizations for platform stakeholders and operational applications that optimize internal processes and efficiencies. You will develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation. You will lead and oversee a team of engineers and developers responsible for building new and supporting existing websites. You must be obsessed with coding, sharp with logic, appreciative of business goals and workflows, and able to communicate with a wide variety of team members. We are a startup with strong traction and the sky’s the limit for the right developer.

What you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of professional software development and engineering experience
  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience working with large existing code-base, starting projects from scratch and contributing to a project’s full life cycle
  • Server-side stacks such as Python (Django/Flask) and/or Node.js
  • Understanding of modern grid-based responsive frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation and HTML5 techniques to develop responsive applications
  • Thorough understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with front-end web technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Familiarity with single page web app architectures using MVC frameworks
  • A startup attitude: hands-on, proactive, seeing your role as more than just a job

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive base compensation and equity incentives
  • Health benefits, commuter benefits and healthy (for the most part) snacks
  • An incredibly passionate, experienced and committed team
  • Colorful, open office! Popcorn machine, virtual reality, beer kegs, corn hole, nerf wars, ping pong tables, company of dogs and maybe even an occasional octopus

Interested? You can apply by sending us a quick cover email, samples of your work/code and your resume to careers@playoctopus.com.

Octopus Interactive is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

We’re searching for an Account Executive to help generate demand for advertising space on our rapidly-growing network of screens across the country. You will leverage our existing happy clients, such as Walmart®, Disney®, T-Mobile®, CBS®, Red Bull® and other national brands, to build a large book of recurring business.

What you’ll do:

  • Negotiate and close new business and renew current clients consistently
  • Evangelize rideshare video advertising as an essential component of any media mix
  • Prospect and acquire new business opportunities within top agencies and brands
  • Work closely with the CRO and marketing team to develop sales leads and new strategies
  • Build and maintain a large and active pipeline of high-quality leads
  • Assist in managing large accounts and support client success teams
  • Leverage creative, tech, and product teams to drive new sales assets and campaign capabilities
  • Work closely with client success team to develop strategies for campaign execution and client retention

What you’ll need:

  • 2+ years of proven top-performing sales experience. Sales experience in selling video, OTT, digital, or DOOH advertising is a plus
  • Proactive approach to prospecting and pipeline building; CRM experience
  • Comfortable working directly with executive team
  • Disciplined, goal-oriented approach with a history of meeting targets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport on the phone
  • Highly organized and efficient with time management
  • Can’t-lose attitude and approach to winning business

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive base compensation, uncapped commissions, and equity incentives
  • Health benefits, commuter benefits, and paid time off
  • An incredibly passionate, experienced, and committed team
  • Help to scale a new advertising channel with unlimited growth potential

Interested? You can apply by sending us a quick cover email and your resume to careers@playoctopus.com.

Octopus Interactive is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.