Benefits

Stock options

(aka lottery tickets)

Free parking

& transportation

Catered lunches

on Friday & a fully stocked kitchen

Casual environment

retire your suits

Team events

& awesome in-office tournaments

Company swag

so you don't have to do laundry

Generous PTO

& holidays you haven't had off since school

401K

retirement plan

Medical, dental &

vision for your family

Disability & life

insurance for free

Open Positions

Marketing Communications Manager
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

Do you check Techmeme every morning before you brush your teeth? Do you mentally prepare key messaging points and FAQs before a casual conversation with your in-laws? Are you a technology PR superstar who’s itching to help tell a great untold story about a scrappy, up-and-coming startup making the app ecosystem better for developers, device makers, and users? Great, keep reading. This available position at SweetLabs could be the dream job you’ve been searching for.

We’re currently looking for a storyteller to drive our communications efforts, including content creation, messaging, media relations, speaking opportunities, analyst relations and more.

The ideal candidate has experience in both corporate and marketing communications, working with senior executives and will be able to balance handling a combination of strategic story-telling plans and real time requests.

This is an opportunity for the right individual to build and grow a proactive communications program and secure great coverage from technology, business and consumer press outlets. We have a great story to tell, and you will help us share it with the world.

What you’ll be doing

  • Create and execute on a PR strategy to promote SweetLabs as the app distribution- company
  • Create marketing collateral including presentations, sales sheets, case studies, whitepapers
  • Create content for corporate and product websites, blogs, newsletters and other vehicles.
  • Compose and distribute press releases
  • Create and execute on a speaking calendar targeting industry events
  • Prepare briefing materials and manage executive spokespeople
  • Drive and manage content creation and review meetings with key stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain internal communications vehicles

What we’re looking for

  • 3+ years experience in tech-focused public relations and marketing/writing experience, preferably with startup experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to use social media tools to build an online brand and disseminate key memes and company news
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Deep knowledge of technology industry trends and events, with consumer web or software experience a big plus

Business Analyst
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

SweetLabs is a startup that’s revolutionizing the distribution and discovery of applications across Android and Windows devices, and we are seeking a Business Analyst to analyze and optimize what we’re brewing, and how we’re brewing it! This ideal person is not only sharp, inherently curious, and has excellent problem-solving skills, but loves to build data/business models and tools and can think both strategically and tactically about how we want to grow. If you are interested in doing some of the best work in your life, interacting with some of the sharpest minds in the industry, understanding how to build a start-up, and making a difference in the way apps are discovered, then read on…

What you’ll be doing

  • Coordinate and support internal reporting (strategic planning), data, and information gathering
  • Research, build out, and document high-level business models
  • Develop internal and external insights and identify key performance indicators
  • Perform market research and analyze industry trends
  • Drive business tactics and strategy through actionable data analysis and competitive analyses

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelors degree (business, finance, economics, or engineering preferred), or MBA
  • Demonstrated knowledge in data analysis and reporting
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment with highly motivated team members
  • Proven ability to quickly switch priorities and focus from one complex task to another
  • Comfort interfacing with senior management
  • Quantitative, with strong attention to detail, ideally with advanced Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to effectively present analyses to both internal and external clients
  • A go-getter who can proactively identify issues and make data-driven recommendations to solve problems
  • Work experience as an Analyst a plus, but not required

Product Manager - App Delivery Console
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

SweetLabs is revolutionizing the distribution and discovery of applications across Android and Windows devices, and we are seeking a product manager to own and grow our app delivery console with our major partners. You will be working with a variety of engineers and designers, ensuring that our clients’ integration with our console is seamless, and their experience is informative, enlightening, and rewarding. You can tell a good story through data, have a keen eye for good UX and UI, and love to build.

If this excites you, read on…

What you’ll be doing

  • Owning content and discovery in our app delivery console for our clients, including app catalog, app reviews, auto-updates for clients, analytics, and client APIs
  • Engage with engineering, marketing, insight, and sales to determine the best implementation methods and schedule that lead to on-time and successful platform delivery
  • Develop go-to-market plans, including coordinating release cycles, partner communications, and success metrics analysis
  • Analyze marketplace and industry trends to leverage opportunity and potential value
  • Understand the data that quantifies success for both SweetLabs and our clients
  • Lead and mentor a growing cross-functional team

What we’re looking for

  • 3+ years of successful full-cycle product management experience, including creation of PRDs/MRDs, and go-to-market strategies
  • Experience working with app publishers, and/or mobile ad networks, with a deep understanding of the app ecosystem and exceptional client management skills
  • Keen analytical mind, and an ability to work with large sets of and/or very little data
  • Self-driven, with the ability to think operationally and strategically about the direction of our platform
  • Visionary product insight, with the know-how to break down complex ideas into steps that drive development.
  • BA or BS Degree – or the equivalent at the school of hard knocks

Product Manager - Windows Platform
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

SweetLabs is revolutionizing the distribution and discovery of applications across Android and Windows devices, and we are seeking a talented entrepreneurial Product Manager to own and drive the development of our Windows preload platform. You are incredibly tech-savvy, someone who knows “get it done”, and are an expert at pushing ideas into development into product. You have a proven track record of successful product releases on the Windows OS, and are subject matter expert in navigating software through rapid release cycles in a complex development environment

What you’ll be doing

  • Own the Windows preload package that we provide to our OEM partners, including customization, integration, and growth
  • Own the SDK that powers app distribution, as well as various other additional features within the package
  • Manage the device and user onboarding workflow, creating and executing a product roadmap that is detailed, tactical, and successful
  • Collaborate with engineering and backend services to ensure successful integration of the product with our clients
  • Develop go-to-market plans including managing and coordinating beta and release cycles, partner communications, success metrics analysis

What we’re looking for

  • 3+ years of full lifecycle software product management experience
  • Past success stories releasing software applications on Windows OS required
  • Strong technical aptitude, with the ability to communicate effectively with engineering
  • Experience defining product roadmaps, including authoring PRD/MRD Specifications
  • Experience with SDK documentation, and technical writing
  • Software Engineering background preferred

Product Manager - App Network Developer SDK
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

SweetLabs is changing the way apps are discovered on the PC, connecting developers with each other and reaching more users through the recommendation of high-quality apps. Our recommendation network is the engine of SweetLabs, already powering over one billion installs on the PC alone around the world…and this engine is picking up quite a bit of steam!

We are on the hunt for a tech-savvy product manager to help us manage this growth, brainstorm with a highly talented cross-functional team in defining and executing the strategy as we scale our network, and continue to set the example as one of the most trusted ad networks in the market.

What you will be doing

  • Collaborating on the product roadmap for the Network SDK and related client technologies
  • Gathering requirements and inputs from key stakeholders
  • Authoring requirements and acceptance documentation
  • Generating and assigning feature request tickets
  • Managing releases for entire SDLC
  • Develop go-to-market plans including coordinating beta and release cycles, partner communications, success metrics analysis
  • Working in a small development team and with other internal teams to support and extend the product

What we’re looking for

  • 3-5 years experience in software product management or related experience
  • Practical knowledge of desktop and/or freemium software development and distribution methodologies
  • Experience authoring MRD and PRD specifications
  • Experience creating and executing go-to-market plans
  • Experience analyzing data using Excel and direct db mining
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice-To-Haves

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • API documentation and technical writing
  • Prior experience with installer-based or in-application advertising
  • Prior experience with hacking the mainframe

UX Designer
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

SweetLabs is revolutionizing the distribution of apps across Windows and Android devices, and we are seeking a passionate usability expert to guide the User Experience Design of our consumer-facing applications and touch points. You should have a zeal for turning complex requirements into simple, elegant, and intuitive solutions. You should be strong in multiple disciplines including information architecture, interaction design, and usability testing.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work closely with the product team to turn high-level requirements into usable designs
  • Conduct usability testing, user research, and data-analysis to make informed decisions
  • Define information structure, organization, and labelling for ease-of-use
  • Design wireframes, flows, prototypes and write specifications as needed
  • Work with designers and engineers to ensure the quality of the final experience

What we’re looking for

  • Passion for exceptional, user-centered design
  • Experience owning usability for shipped applications on the web, desktop or mobile
  • Pragmatic ability to deliver quality work with limited time and resources
  • Demonstrable experience of conducting usability testing and user interviews
  • Comfortable with data-driven testing and analysis
  • Ability to balance many projects with different priorities at one time
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the product development cycle
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Startup experience is a plus

 

Jr. Partner Integration Engineer
  • San Diego

    Contract-to-Perm

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Description

We’re looking for a Jr. Integration Engineer to join our team and help us integrate our partner’s products with our App Network SDK. The work includes providing the sales team technical integration support, helping to resolve integration problems, and perform technical communication with partners. The position involves a fair amount of ‘detective work’ to resolve partner issues and you’ll be assisted by a strong, knowledgeable team. This is a contract position, with the opportunity to convert to permanent!

If you’re a passionate, quick learner, and motivated person and you have the competence, creativity and hustle to remain focused and productive well beyond expectations amid the hectic bustle of a fast-moving start-up environment, read on..

What you’ll be doing

  • Investigating, debugging and solving partner software integration problems
  • Regularly communicating with internal teams in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Developing custom installation solutions for partners in various installer package languages
  • Black box testing new versions of the App Network software

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience with Windows OS, registry and related tools (eg. RegEdit)
  • Experience with writing and modifying SQL or MySQL queries
  • Practical experience with scripting languages (eg. VBScript/JavaScript/ECMAScript)
  • Capability to communicate with engineering teams in a technical support role
  • The ability to focus and prioritize in the fast-paced environment of a start-up
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in C/C++ or other object oriented programming languages a plus
  • Familiarity with software installers, such as InstallShield, MSI, Inno, and NSIS a big plus!

Partner Integration Engineer
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

We’re looking for a Partner Integration Engineer to join our team and help us integrate our partner’s products with our App Network SDK. The work includes providing the sales team technical integration support. You will help resolve integration problems and perform technical communication with partners. The position involves a fair amount of ‘detective work’ to resolve partner issues and you’ll be assisted by a strong, knowledgeable team. If you’re a passionate, quick learner, dynamic and motivated person and you have the competence, creativity and hustle to remain focused, productive and execute well beyond expectations amid the hectic bustle of a fast-moving start-up environment, read on as this position with SweetLabs could be an ideal match for you.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work with the sales team to successfully integrate and onboard new partner applications
  • Investigating, debugging, and solving partner integration issues
  • Regularly communicating with partners in a clear, concise, and professional manner
  • Building and debugging installer scripts for the Sweetlabs SDK libraries
  • Performing black box testing to debug faulty integrations of Sweetlabs software when needed
  • Working with the development team to debug technically difficult solutions
  • Identifying and suggesting improvements to current technical implementations, documentation, and processes

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, or related field
  • C/C++, Pascal and scripting experience is required
  • 5+ years of experience in software development, quality assurance or testing
  • Experience with Windows OS, registry and related tools (Regedit)
  • The ability to focus and prioritize in the fast-paced environment of a start-up
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid customer relationship skills
  • Experience developing installations in Inno, NSIS, InstallShield, MSI or other software installation platforms is a bonus

Software Engineer - C++, Client Software
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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Description

Do you work well in a small, dynamic, and face-paced team? Are you well versed in client-server communications? Do you tear into APIs and SDKs? Do you have a passion for developing scalable software? The App Recommendation Network core dev team here at SweetLabs is a small, fast-paced group of developers, testers, and product managers looking for an experienced C++ Engineer to own the development and extension of our App Recommendation Network. If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, then read on as this might be the position for you.

What you will be doing

  • Own development and maintenance of the Network SDK and associated installer scripts
  • Own development of related Network SDK client technologies
  • Contribute to build server development and projects
  • Maintain and extend unit tests
  • Author and maintain wiki documentation

What we’re looking for

  • 5+ years experience of C++ development of complex applications in a Windows environment.
  • Knowledge of Win32 API.
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Experience with HTTP protocol and socket libraries e.g. Curl or WinHttp.
  • Experience with source control, e.g. SVN.
  • Experience with Unit test development.
  • Experience working with bug tracking systems.

Nice-To-Haves

  • Experience with WTL
  • Experience with Web development (Javascript/HTML5/DOM)
  • Experience with Inno Setup and NSIS installer platforms
  • Build server management, e.g. Hudson or Jenkins

Sr. Web Developer
  • San Diego

    Full-time

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What you’ll be doing

  • Participate in Product Server Web development, including internal and external tools development.
  • Assist in improving performance and scalability of servers when making all design and development decisions.
  • Implement new features into existing products.
  • Work with a team of Product Managers, System Architects, and QA Engineers to further the development of the company’s products.

 

What we’re looking for:

Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
5 years of experience with the below-listed skills required if qualifying with Bachelor’s degree:

  • Server-side scripting and database driven web design/development.
  • PHP5 or Java language or a combination of these skills.
  • Front-end web technologies: HTML or HTML5 and CSS or CSS3.
  • Using one of the advanced Javascript languages: jQuery, AngularJs, Prototype or EmberJs.

All applicants are also required to have the following experience:

  • Three years of experience in J2EE or Symfony2 framework or a combination of these skills.
  • Three years of experience in working in command-line Linux, Unix or Debian environments using Apache or nginx.
  • Three years of experience in working in one of the Version Control Systems (Git or Subversion).
  • Two years of experience in server-side REST Services development using PHP5, Symfony2 or J2EE or a combination of these skills.
  • Two years of experience working with MySQL or PostgreSQL database.
  • Two years of experience in Flash.
  • Development of consumer-facing websites and web-based internet tools.
  • Any and all experience can be gained concurrently.

Sr Software Engineer - Linux, Large Scale systems
  • Seattle

    Full-time

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Description

We’re scaling up our systems and building a new architecture to accommodate our rapid growth. We’re looking for a Software Engineer with the proven skills building large scale server side solutions. We’re looking for a Sr Software Engineer to join the existing team and contribute to the effort.

What we’re looking for

  • 4-6 years experience with middle tier and back end development.
  • Linux Environment (Redhat, Suse, Centos)
  • Experience with one of: Python, C
  • Experience with one of: Node,js, Ruby, PHP
  • Major responsibility in the design and implementation of medium to large scale projects
  • Experience with large data systems (Databases, storage, querying)

Nice-To-Haves

  • Big data project experience (Technologies like Hadoop/Hive, Mysql, Redis, Impala, large data sets (hundreds of gigabytes moving towards terrabytes quickly)
  • Experience with Cloud based development

Lead Software Engineer - Linux, Large scale systems
  • Seattle

    Full-time

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Description

We’re scaling up our systems and building a new architecture to accommodate our rapid growth. We’re looking for a Software Engineering Lead with the proven capability to drive and develop large scale server side solutions in a fast paced, team environment. Love challenges? Like to tackle big problems?

What we’re looking for

  • 7-10 years experience with middle tier and back end development.
  • Linux Environment (Redhat, SUSE, Centos)
  • Experience with one of: Python, C
  • Experience with one of: Node,js, RUby, PHP
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of medium to large scale projects
  • Experience with large data systems (Databases, storage, querying)

Nice-To-Haves

  • Big data project experience (Technologies like Hadoop/Hive, Mysql, Redis, Impala, large data sets (hundreds of gigabytes moving towards terrabytes quickly)
  • Experience with Cloud based architectures
  • Experience with: High Availability/Large Scale APIs

Sr Software Engineer - C++, Client Software
  • Seattle

    Full-time

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Description

We’re putting a new face on application development in the Windows environment. Pokki is an HTML5 based application environment that provides a full ecosystem for the application developer. We’re looking for a Sr Software Engineer to join the existing team and contribute to the effort.

What we’re looking for

  • 5-7 years experience with Windows C++ development of complex applications
  • Experience with platform independent coding
  • Design and implementation skills with both UI and internal algorithm coding
  • Strong understanding of OOP principles and patterns

Nice-To-Haves

  • Experience with Web development (Javascript/HTML5)
  • Knowledge of/coding experience with Web Browser internals.
  • Specific knowledge of/coding experience with Chromium
  • Linux/Android/Mac/iOS Native Application development experience