Product Manager

Responsibilities Collaborate with Design and Engineering to bring your ideas to life, and roll them out to our clients quickly and painlessly
You will interact with Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Operations to understand our clients’ goals and pain points and brainstorm ways to improve our products
Become an expert in the Credits and Incentives (C&I) industry and ecosystem to understand strategic shifts and figure out how we can best capitalize of these developments
Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines
Provide detailed product specifications and requirements
Work closely with UI/UX designers, engineers and other stakeholders to clarify requirements
Write detailed user stories, use cases and acceptance conditions

5+ years of relevant work experience, ideally in the fintech space
Track record of success driving outcomes across an organization with multiple stakeholders
Proven self-starter who can be productive and successful with limited supervision
Passion for web-based technology products and services with a focus on the C&I space
Strong product sense with an ability to envision technology that delights and inspires users
Broad exposure to SaaS and ERP cloud market landscape, including competitive intelligence, venture and strategic partnerships

Java Developer

Java Developer

Location: Agoura Hills, CA

Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Experienced

 Position Overview

Under the supervision of the VP of Software Engineering, the Java Developer will assist with the development and support of web-based applications.


  • Assist in the development of our software by writing and troubleshooting code; using Java.
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the project(s).
  • Works cross functionally with the development and engineering teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple requests, multi-task and deliver requested work on time.
  • Embrace utilizing new approaches, ideas, and technology to solve challenging problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS/BS in Computer Science or related field is preferred, but not required.
  • 3-4 years’ professional experience in a Java Development position, is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to relay complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audience.
  • Excellent problem solver.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with team.

Technical Requirements

  • Spring (Beans, MVC, WS, Messaging)
  • JPA 2 (Hibernate 5 )
  • AMQP (RabbitMQ)
  • PostgreSQL 9.x
  • Git, Maven
  • Jenkins/Teamcity
  • *nix - basic commands




Senior Back End Engineer

true[X], acquired by Gimbal in 2020, is the leading engagement advertising platform. We deliver effective advertising for on-demand, interactive media to reach consumers? ?across devices (i.e. desktop, mobile, and CTV) ??through our premium video, productivity, and gaming publishers. Originally founded in 2007, true[X] is headquartered in Los Angeles and New York, with additional offices in Chicago and Seattle.

About the Job.

As a Senior Platform Engineer, you will be an important part of the team that works on our proprietary ad server. This is no small responsibility; as an AdTech company, the ad server is our cornerstone technology. If you're excited by high-traffic environments, building public-facing APIs, and taking pride in your well-factored code, this might be the role for you.

What you’ll be doing:
• Providing architectural input when designing new features, both within the ad server and the overall backend platform, with an eye toward fault tolerance and low latency
• Developing and launching new capabilities to adapt to evolving business needs
• Maintaining high standards of code quality, including tests and documentation, and encouraging the same by providing constructive code reviews to collaborators
• Working closely with other engineers to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility of new features
• Troubleshooting and resolving issues, problems, and errors encountered across our various endpoints
• Triaging and debugging operational issues and outages
• Collaborating effectively with Product Management, Data Science, and other departments as an active and engaged owner of the product and customer experience

Who you are:
• A universal communicator — you are able to explain the most technical data to the least technical people without any confusion, getting your point across clearly and effectively
• A self-starter — you thrive working in small, collaborative teams with the opportunity to continue building your skillset
• A proactive problem solver — you are constantly looking for ways to work smarter, delivering new efficiencies anywhere an improvement can be made

What you have:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
• 5-7+ years of professional software development background
• Strong experience with at least one dynamic language (Ruby, Python) and at least one functional language (Scala, Elixir)
• Experience writing and communicating with backend services using RESTful APIs, gRPC, or messaging-based systems
• Strong knowledge of SQL
• Familiarity with Git for version control
• Proven experience building high-traffic, public APIs
• Experience with AWS (especially DynamoDB and Kinesis)
• Advertising industry background a huge plus, including knowledge of major actors in the AdTech ecosystem (DSPs, SSPs, DMPs, RTB)

Benefits & Perks.

It’s no secret that we work hard, but we also strive to create an office environment where the lines between work and play are blurred. This means we offer these great perks to help keep our team healthy, productive, and happy.
• 100% company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, as well as life insurance and disability coverage
• Unlimited paid time off - we trust your discretion
• Opportunities for profit sharing, bonuses, and ownership
• 401(k) plan plus company match
• Cell phone reimbursement and subsidized gym membership
• Annual professional development stipend

Applications Engineering

We have an opening for a Director, Applications Engineering. This position will be located in our Los Angeles office.

This role manages the enterprise software applications, along with the people and vendors developing and/or supporting them, by managing the required development, integration, installation, upgrade, and daily maintenance and support of our software applications. This role works closely with the IT infrastructure, IT Services and helpdesk. desktop support, and information security, in order to provide the most seamless service directly with all internal stakeholders to our shared services (Practice Innovation, Finance, Talent Management, etc.). This includes developing relationships and structure to gather requirements, to drive appropriate solutions through internal development, off-the-shelf software applications, or the integration of both to create and manage the final software application solution.

In this capacity, the Director, Applications Engineering will:

  • Manage application team delivery which includes internal developers, quality assurance (QA), and the application support team along with external 3rd party vendors; Manage team execution, performance, and set goals; Ensure teams’ continuous professional development;
  • Accountable to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and execute and support a portfolio of IT projects and applications;
  • Leading application development and support across a variety of platforms that include custom development, off-the-shelf applications and platforms, integration/API platforms, databases, analytics, etc.;
  • Find or develop new software solutions and applications to solve end-user problems or create end user task efficiencies as required; Define application development or integration along with installation/rollout scope, goals, timeline and resources required; Recommend the resources needed to achieve goals in support of service level agreements and project delivery deadlines;
  • Lead team and drive the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices and tracks key performance indicators of application success;
  • Develop and deliver estimates, progress reports, proposals, documentation, and presentations; Conduct project post mortems and implement recommendation reports;
  • Work beyond scheduled hours as required; manage all software support and outages in a global 24/7 environment; escalate risks and concerns as appropriate; and
  • Handle additional related projects as necessary.


  • At least 8 years of software application project management including the development, integration and support leadership experience with multi-discipline team sizes of at least 15 people;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in a closely related field;
  • Experience in a professional services or legal environment (preferred);
  • At least 10 or more years’ experience in software development, including object-oriented principals and programming techniques, source code management and documentation, .Net (ASP.Net, C# preferred), JavaScript, HTML, XML application development, integration and design, SQL databases (various versions including MS SQL), Microsoft Windows IIS Server, system analysis and design, design specification development, performance and functional testing;
  • Knowledge and experience with colocation hosted applications along with cloud environments including Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (preferred);
  • Advanced knowledge of customer service practices and philosophy, including management of software support of production and end user applications with the use of a ticketing system, and measurement of SLAs and support metrics;
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite applications, plug-ins, and SharePoint; and
  • Advanced proficiency in Atlassian tools such as Confluence, Jira, preferred.

POSITION OVERVIEW: As a Cloud Engineer you have three primary responsibilities; configure the Cloud Management service, monitor and manage the service and assist the O365.NCS team in designing and testing their cloud based solutions. The Cloud Engineer provides strategic guidance, solutions design, automation, monitoring and hands-on implementation that enables agility, stability and scalability.


  • Strategy and innovation
  • Documentation
  • Operational support of cloud infrastructure
  • Work closely with application development in face-paced environments
  • Collaboration and troubleshooting to resolve issues related to application testing, deployment and operations
  • Manage cloud infrastructure
  • Assist with upgrading, installing, configuring and monitoring solutions in Azure
  • Provide support for Cloud Infrastructure customers and projects involving Cloud Infrastructure needs
  • Install and configure the Cloud Management applications
  • Set properties for Cloud Management



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 4 years of development experience with an object-oriented programming language
  • At least 2 years of cloud-native application development experience (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • At least 2 years of working in an Agile environment
  • At least 2 years of CI/CD and DevOps development methodologies experience
  • Solid foundations of systems and network security and best practices
  • Innovation and forward-thinking vision
  • Ability to translate team requirements into IT solutions
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Effective prioritization and organization skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments in a high paced environment
  • Strong problem solving, trouble shooting and root cause analysis skills


  • Cloud developer certifications
  • 2+ years of Python experience
  • 2+ years of Go or C/C++ programming experience
  • 1+ year of Enterprise software development experience
  • Machine learning and data analytics project experience
  • Experience developing and contributing in an open source environment
  • Container experience (Docker/Kubernetes or equivalent)
  • Domain knowledge of security and/or compliance frameworks a plus



  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers-typing and/or writing
  • Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading
  • Occasional standing and walking?



The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.


IT Inventory Specialist

Position Summary:

 The IT Inventory Specialist is responsible for overseeing the flow of inventory into and out of the IT Department and processing all IT equipment purchases. This role is responsible for obtaining quotes, processing purchase requisitions, receiving and asset-tracking tasks, inventory management, asset disposal, invoice reconciliation and the RMA process. 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Maintain sufficient safety stock of IT equipment in order to reduce delays with deployments and break/fix requests.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all IT Equipment. Ensure equipment is checked-in/checked-out and all IT equipment transactions are tracked in a ticket; Conduct periodic inventory audits to validate accuracy.
  • Research requested parts/products – types and availability, vendor selection, price comparison & customer communication.
  • Works with multiple vendors to place orders on IT equipment and services. Interface with various departments in the company regarding quote requests IT equipment.
  • Use IT knowledge to make recommendations on equipment orders in order to align with existing technologies, standards and best practices. Ensure orders are placed in a timely manner.
  • Entering quotes in purchasing system, reviewing & approving requisitions, requisition tracking and reporting; ensure purchase requisitions are accurate.
  • Reviewing recurring invoices for accuracy prior to approval. Work with vendors to review invoices and services. Ensure contract support and maintenance renewals are paid on time.
  • Picking up shipped items, matching received equipment to PO to packing slips, managing/tracking partial orders, tagging and logging equipment details into asset mgmt. system, cage placement, and creating ticket for deployment
  • Ensure all IT equipment has an asset tag. Ensure all IT equipment is entered in the electronic inventory system. Support the IT Department with ordering all IT Equipment. Support the IT Department in ordering software and office supplies. Assist with maintaining software licenses and installation file versions based on new orders.
  • Work with vendors and returning broken (RMA) or incorrectly ordered equipment.
  • Clean and restock, wipe & destroy, failed part/warranty follow-up, coordination and scheduling of disposal with disposal company.
  • Develop and maintain IT department system documentation materials (paper and electronic).
  • Attends meetings as required and participate on committees as directed.
  • Exemplifies and promotes the department’s four key success factors: Positivity, Ownership, Efficiency and Transparency, when working with both internal and external customers
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience providing purchasing services in a high-volume environment
  • 2+ years of experience with managing inventory in growing environment
  • Good understanding of service level agreements and customer service best practices

Preferred Experience: 

  • 2+ years using a ticketing system
  • 2+ years using an enterprise asset management system
  • Understanding of ITIL best practices
  • 3+ years in a regulated environment

Preferred Certifications and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • ITIL Certification

Specific Technical Skills:

  • Inventory and Asset Management Software
  • IT Ticketing System

Supervisory Experience:

Working Traits:

  • Ability to communicate and interact successfully with a diverse community and to develop and maintain positive professional relationships with colleagues and staff members.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Ability to capture and communicate the context of a situation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with focus in technical or instruction-oriented writing and in clearly communicating complicated concepts over the phone, in person and in writing.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to dig into and achieve understanding of a problem or request in order to offer the most appropriate possible solution.
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Accomplish the quality and quantity of work expected within set limits of cost and time
  • Plan own work; carry out assignments and capacity to "see the job through."
  • Communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to the work
  • Exemplifies and promotes the department’s four key success factors: Positivity, Ownership, Efficiency and Transparency, when working with both internal and external customers

Equipment Used:

  • Own insured vehicle
  • Personal Computer
  • Laptop
  • Telephone
  • Bar Code Reader for Scanning Inventory
  • Other technology related tools and equipment

Physical Effort:

  • Sitting in an ergonomically able position for periods of time
  • Significant lifting or adjusting of computer equipment in an average of 50 lbs. 

Working Conditions:

  • Office Environment
  • Travel required, mainly within San Diego county, minimal exceptions

Universal Requirements

Preemployment requirements include I9; physical, positive background and reference check results, complete application, new hire orientation, pre employment PPDs.


  1. Maintain privacy of all patient, employee and volunteer information and access such information only on a need to know basis for business purposes.
  2. Comply with all regulations regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report unethical, fraudulent or unlawful behavior or activity.

OSHA Compliance

  1. Comply with all regulations and required schedules regarding OSHA training.

PPD Compliance

  1. Required health screening to be performed annually.

Policies and Procedures Compliance

  1. Responsible for following all San Ysidro Health policies and procedures.

Meal Period Compliance (Nonexempt employees only.)

  1. Punch out before 5 hours from the start of shift for meal periods.

Sexual Harassment Training

  1. Comply with all regulations and required schedules regarding sexual harassment training.

Senior Software Engineer, Connected TV Devices (Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV)

At true[X], our mission is to provide the best advertising experience for consumers, the best monetization for premium publishers, and the best return for brand advertisers. Across Connected TV, Mobile and Desktop we empower premium publishers to create experiences that allow them to serve the widest possible audience by optimizing consumers’ time and attention, and delivering impactful results for advertisers. For brands and advertisers true[X] delivers on our true[ATTENTION] guarantee of effective, zero-waste, high-engagement ad experiences that drive measurable brand funnel impact. Since our founding in 2007, we have been committed to advancing three core principles in our own products and in the broader advertising industry: quality, accountability, and transparency, driven by our core belief that all are necessary for ensuring a better consumer experience. Every decision we make is guided by a deep understanding of human attention. Changing the established guidelines of an industry, especially one as rooted as digital advertising, isn't an easy or quick effort, but we believe it's the right thing to do and we want to be the ones to do it. We're looking for hungry people who are passionate about disrupting the digital media world, and agree that we can do better for viewers, advertisers and publishers out there. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be joining one of the most innovative teams at true[X], developing and launching new and innovative connected device-based, interactive engagement and measurement products. Integrations span numerous devices and formats, including Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV connected devices, iOS and Android mobile devices as well as Set Top Box devices. You will be the hands-on, end-to-end owner of the architecture and design for these brand new products.

RESPONSIBILITIES ? Develop and launch applications and components for Connected TV and OTT platforms such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Playstation, Xbox, Vizio, Samsung, LG and more. ? Develop all solutions to sterling degrees of performance, resource usage and customer delight ? Work closely with other engineers to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility of new features ? Be an active and engaged owner of the product and customer experience, collaborating effectively with Product Management, Design and other disciplines ? Manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, exciting environment ? Troubleshoot and resolve issues, problems, and errors encountered across our various endpoints ? Perform code reviews, write unit and integration tests ? Analyze user stories and participate in sprint planning, scrums, demos and retrospectives

QUALIFICATIONS ? 5-7+ years of professional software development experience with a minimum of 2 years of development experience on Connected TV or Mobile devices ? Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the software development field ? Hands on development and debugging experience with programming language(s) native to Connected TV or Mobile devices ? Experience using Ruby, Python, Javascript and other similar scripting languages ? Experience using version control systems such as Git and Github ? Proven ability to work with all members of an extended, geo-distributed and diverse project team ? Must be detail-oriented, self-organized, committed to quality and capable of tracking multiple issues simultaneously ? Experience with developing mobile applications that interface with web / RESTful APIs ? Ability to learn and adapt to unfamiliar technologies, both open-source and proprietary ? Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ? Understanding of and experience with advertising technology based specifications (VAST, VPAID, MRAID), products and their underlying technical flow ? Experience with Connected TV devices (Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Playstation, Xbox, Vizio, Samsung, LG) and their associated programming languages and development stacks ? Experience developing applications for Roku platforms using BrightScript and SceneGraph ? Experience developing on Connected TV using HTML5 and JavaScript ? Experience developing developer oriented SDK’s, API’s or libraries ? Understanding of front-end programming: JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, HTML5 ? Experience using web application development frameworks such as Rails ? Experience with Agile development practices and Test-Driven Development ? Experience with video technologies, workflow and playback experiences (i.e. HLS, MPEG-DASH, SSAI)

Help Desk Technician

IT Positions available with one of america's most successful nationwide negotiated tax settlement firms.
Optima Tax Relief is expanding...We are a stable, growth-oriented, tested and proven firm that places tremendous emphasis on valuing and appreciating our employees.


  • Physically moving multiple PCs, Monitors, Printers, phones from cubicle to cubicle in a professional office environment
  • Perform entry-level support and troubleshooting of PC
  • Assist diagnoses, and repair of computers and perform entry-level hardware/software support
  • Perform new workstation physical setups, moves, which includes wiring, cubicle setup, and related expansion tasks
  • Assist in maintaining connectivity to PC, printers, servers, scanners.
  • Willingness to help with other duties/tasks that are not strictly IT related
  • Answer incoming requests by phones, email and in-person (identifies, researches, resolves technical issues)
  • Ability to work well in a business professional environment


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service
  • Working knowledge of MS operating systems and applications e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Servicing Helpdesk tickets
  • Prior knowledge or interest in web design (intranet) and management is a plus
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Google Apps for Business experience and PLUS
  • Experience working with networking equipment a PLUS
  • Able to lift 45lbs
  • Able to be on feet for extended periods of time
  • Flexible hours and sometimes work on weekend
  • Positive "Can Do" attitude!

We are willing to help train the right candidate as long as they have the aptitude to learn and grow.

What We Do

Optima Tax Relief is a tax resolution (tax representation) firm that helps people solve their IRS tax problems. We work to build relationships with our clients and the IRS alike so we can offer representation to taxpayers with a variety of tax complaints. Our potential clients are in need of a number of services, including but not limited to the following:

  • Help with IRS tax audits
  • Filing past-due tax returns
  • Removing an IRS levy or federal tax lien
  • Setting up tax payment plans
  • Removing wage garnishment
  • Filing an offer in compromise

Our Company

Optima Tax Relief has achieved many accolades for the great work we have done for our clients. Our company recently ranked #184 with INC. Magazine as one of America's fastest-growing privately held companies. We have also been honored with the Orange County Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" award for in addition to being recognized as Orange County's 3rd "Fastest Growing Private Company".
The founders of Optima first met years ago while at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania. Recognizing the overwhelming burden that personal debt had placed on Americans and the usurious credit card rates and fees with which consumers were struggling, the founders decided to leverage their decade of investment banking and financial services experience to create a truly unique, innovative, and leading company dedicated to helping indebted consumers
We are only looking to hire A+ candidates at Optima Tax Relief, so the right individuals can rest assured that they will find a very rewarding and challenging career!


  • Competitive/ DOE
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K

If you feel that you possess the attributes, skills and abilities we are looking for as well as a solid track record of proven success as indicated by your resume, documented compensation history and professional references, please e-mail your resume to our HR Department.
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