Senior Architect PHP/Java - Private Social Network

for GravityPeople in San Mateo, CA

PHP, Java, Saas, Architect, Principle, J2EE, San Francisco, AJAX, JSP, Web Services, XML, SOAP, PHP 
San Mateo, CA
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Senior Architect PHP/Java - Private Social Network

Location: San Mateo, CA

This well funded startup company created a solution that was the technology vehicle used to springboard the President of the United States into office. Post election this SaaS based solutions is being used by 1000*s of groups to efficiently expedite project planning for nearly every industry imaginable.

In this role the Architect will be the corner stone for a new development office in San Francisco. You will work directly with the founders and be responsible for providing deep technical expertise regarding the platform provided as a service.

This is a absolutely key role for the organization.

  • 10+ years of experience developing systems and software for enterprise software.
  • 5+ years of experience designing complex SaaS systems or complex distributed systems
  • Proven track record in creating industry leading products in key Engineering roles.
  • Experience with the full development life cycle experience of an application stack - from architecture through test and deployment.
  • Prior working experience in cloud computing is highly desired
  • PhD in Computer Science with 7+ years experience or Masters in Computer Science with 12+ years experience.

Technical skills :
  • Experience with Application Server architecture in a clustered environment, SaaS and Web Services.
  • Previous or current software development using Java, J2EE and OO design and programming.
  • Solid design and coding skills with experience in web technologies: Java, PHP, Ruby, Perl, C++, AJAX, JSP, Web Services, XML, SOAP, PHP, SOA frameworks, HTTP(s) & JMS protocols, Spring, Hibernate, CSS, XHTML, Linux, Apache
  • Comfortable with SQL and understand the behavioral differences of at least two major databases (DB2, MySQL, SQLServer, Sybase, Oracle, or Postgres)
  • Proficient in system architectures
  • Expertise in Online Transaction Processing Systems and underlying architecture to support high throughput and low response times*
  • Ability to mentor, lead and manage growing team of technologists.
147 Natoma
San Francisco, CA
Phone: 415982.5500
Fax: 415358.5995