PHP Development Engineer (Social Media & Mobile)
Answers.com (The World’s Leading Q&A Site) - Mountain View, CA

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Answers’ is seeking a Software Development Engineer to work with the core technologies powering our infrastructure. The successful candidate will be part of an engineering team devoted to the design and development of high-traffic web applications, backend processing systems, various supporting tools, and administrative front ends. This position will be located in our Mt. View, CA office.

Answers.com®, The World’s Leading Q&A Site

Answers.com, the world's leading destination for Q&A content is a comScore Top 20 website offering a one-stop solution for integrated media across desktop, mobile and social media. With this in mind, the ideal candidate can be responsible for:

  • Developing for high traffic websites, 100MM users+
  • Developing social media; e.g. top 10 Facebook applications,
  • Developing top tier mobile applications,
  • Working with very large data sets,
  • Solving critical and complex issues (daily), and
  • Working with technology brains second to only Google
  • Furthermore, you can instantly impact millions of users, and see how your code immediately impacts revenues.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute architecture input to new system components, rewrites of legacy systems, etc.
  • Write thorough, comprehensive technical and high-level documentation
  • Engineer and implement new product features for web-based applications using LAMP
  • Optimize & enhance web applications w/ tens of millions of page requests, high volume data logging and processing, and high performance requirements

Requirements:

  • Experienced LAMP developer (Linux, Apache HTTP Server, MySQL, PHP)
  • Proficient test planning for web applications
  • Detailed knowledge of daemons, cron jobs, and system requirements for high traffic, fault tolerant, 24x7 websites, supporting a service-oriented architecture
  • Experience with MVCs
  • Basic XML, TCP/IP, NFS, YML, mod_JAVA, and Apache application server knowledge

Preferred:

  • 4+ years experiences in design, development and operation on web applications or websites from the front end to the back end.
  • Expertise in data structures and algorithm evaluation
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Scrum/Agile development
  • Experience with other languages/systems

Education

  • BS/MS degree

Answers.com®, The World’s Leading Q&A Site

Answers.com, the world's leading destination for Q&A content, is seeking a world-class “Web Development Engineer” ideally be responsible for developing for high traffic websites (100 million visitors +), developing Top 10 Facebook applications, working with huge datasets, solving critical and complex issues by the minute, and working with a set of technology brains similar to Google. Even better, you can instantly impact millions of users, and see how your code immediately creates revenue.

Here's our story; we are a comScore Top 20 website offering 150 Million monthly visitors a one-stop shop for integrated media across desktop, mobile and social media platforms. Backed by a proven business model, 29 quarters of profit, and the top private equity firms in the USA (Summit Partners & TA Associates), Answers' has become the world's top destination for Q&A content, delivering 15 Billion+ trusted answers to all life’s question’s. Additionally, we’ve leapfrogged Netflix, ESPN, FOX, Yelp, Disney & Twitter in online visitors.

Secret of our success? A world-class team of web technology enthusiasts coming from top Universities such as Stanford, Cornell, UC Berkeley, MIT and Carnegie Melon, as well as a management team from Google, eBay, Yahoo, NetFlix and Microsoft.

Even better news, we are positioning to introduce Answers’ to the public (IPO) 2014/2015

You interested in learning more? .. Apply today!


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