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LAMP / PHP Software Engineer
San Francisco, CA
Collaborate on an ambitious and challenging web project that will redefine how customers interact with our product. You*ll help develop and maintain a robust web infrastructure that powers hundreds of mobile applications, used by close to a thousand customers, and driving millions of users around the world.
Work alongside our mobile development teams to marry the craftsmanship of our mobile applications with elegant, powerful and stable web-services that make them come to life.
You want to make education better. You remember how uninspired you were by education technology when you were a student, and are excited to have an opportunity to completely change that by using some of the fantastic new hardware, tools and frameworks available today.
What You Have
A BA/BS in Computer Science or related field.
Strong problem solving skills.
A love and appreciation for well-designed, scalable code*and an intolerance for anything less.
Experience with MySQL and MongoDB, or similar data stores
Practical experience using and creating web services APIs
A relentless passion for using delightful user interfaces, and a desire to manifest that passion even down to the neatness of your code.
Experience using source control tools such as SVN and Git
Experience making web applications that scale, and that are used by millions of people.
Gravy on Top
You have a mastery in Perl/Shell scripting experience for use in integration and automation
You are an active contributor to open source software.
You*re a ninja in some field indirectly related to LAMP development that would empower you to do great things in your position (UNIX, iOS engineering, drawing/sketching, graphic design, etc.)