[vox-jobs] [JOB] Lead LAMP Developer, San Francisco | 100-130k

Beau Gould (OSS) beau at open-source-staffing.com
Thu Jul 23 15:03:55 PDT 2009

Lead LAMP Developer, San Francisco | 100-130k 

This is a full time, on-site, salaried position located in San
Francisco.  Locals only please. 

One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S.,
our client was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a
reputation for award-winning, innovative books.  The company continues
to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both
subject and format, maintaining a list that includes fine art titles in
design, art, architecture, and photography.

They are looking for a seasoned software engineer with strong LAMP
skills to join its new technology team. The Lead Developer will be
developing and extending internal content management systems, building
new applications, and doing extensive database design. Responsibilities
will range from working with business leaders to define requirements, to
managing the launch process and many tasks in between. This is a
challenging position requiring in-depth knowledge of LAMP technologies,
as well as a strong command of CSS, XHTML and JavaScript. The job is
based in San Francisco.

. Designing and developing new applications or enhancements current
. Developing multi-dimensional taxonomic search applications 
. Developing frameworks for flowing user-generated content into a
dynamic website 
. Helping to refine the technical architecture of the site and the
applications developed for the site 
. Investigating new web technologies and determining their role in the
. Working with product management team to identify promising new
technologies and developing proofs-of-concept 
. Serving as development lead on projects involving contract development
. Refining business requirements for new site features, and working with
editorial team to enhance site usability 


. Expert-level proficiency in PHP. Familiarity with Zen Cart a strong
. Expert-level proficiency in JavaScript. JQuery a strong plus 
. Active working knowledge of AJAX 
. Deep applied knowledge of XML, XSLT, SOAP/REST, CSS, DHTML, and XHTML 
. Solid understanding of Apache 1.3 and 2.0 operations and integration
in a Linux/Unix environment 
. Development experience with the MySQL platform. Exposure to database
clustering required 


. Experience in coding within a Python/Django framework and/or Java a
strong plus 
. Experience with coding iPhone-friendly applications a strong plus 
. Experience "writing for the cloud" a strong plus 
. Experience with Endeca or other enterprise search technologies a
strong plus 

To be considered, please submit your resume and your salary requirements
to beau-AT-open-source-staffing.com 

Thank you, 

Beau J. Gould 
Open Source Staffing 

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