Senior Software Engineer
Chat Sports - San Francisco, CA

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Chat Sports is a sports media startup based in San Francisco. At Chat Sports, our mission is to enhance the lives of sports fans by providing the web’s first curated sports interface personalized to each fan’s specific interests, using next generation technology and an intuitive, beautiful design. We are redefining the sports news experience by delivering a customized sports page that becomes smarter each time you use it.

We offer strong salary and sizeable equity, plus health and dental benefits, daily lunch, stocked fridge and fun company adventures.

You are:

  • A web developer with 3+ years software development experience building a consumer web property
  • Well-rounded. A broad set of backend skills, including an expert understanding and experience with MySQL database design (we develop on a LAMP stack)
  • Well versed in these languages: PHP, Ruby, ObjectiveC and these technologies: Kohana, Sinatra, MySQL, Apache, Redis, Memcache and whatever else needed to get the job done
  • Experience working with MVC Frameworks
  • A problem solver. Our product brings together the best sports content on the web and must do so flawlessly
  • Blessed with crazy coding skills and can build high quality web applications
  • Able to meet deliverables and drive your work to completion within specified timelines
  • Looking to build a startup company into a social media powerhouse
  • Experience with integration of social and mobile APIs
  • Passionate about users. We aim to develop a world-class user experience for sports fans
  • Excited to grow. Our product needs the right engineering talent to grow to new heights
  • (Extra Bonus front-end skills: Javascript (jQuery), HTML, CSS)

We are:

  • A small, venture-funded team that works hard and squeezes in a game or two of darts each day
  • Building a revolutionary product that is redefining how people consume sports news and video
  • A visible consumer facing web property with some amazing traction
  • Innovating a massive market that has been complacent since the dawn of the internet
  • Quick thinking and quick acting: We push code live every day
  • Motivated by beautiful design and amazing user experience

Located in the heart of SOMA in San Francisco, our company is ready to blow the lid off the sports media establishment. With our strong traction to date, this position will be tasked with scaling and growing our product. We are growing at a crazy fast pace, and the world is taking notice: Learn more about us in features in Mashable, TechCrunch, Yahoo News and

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