Senior Web Applications Developer
PowerCloud Systems - Palo Alto, CA

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Senior Web Applications Developer
PowerCloud Systems delivers cloud-based software that OEMs integrate with their business networking products. The CloudCommand™ online platform makes networking equipment and resources dramatically easier to deploy, configure, secure and manage -- all at a very low cost. Based in Palo Alto, PowerCloud Systems is a spin-out from PARC that is funded by PARC, Walden Venture Capital and Javelin Venture Partners. This is a unique opportunity to join a brilliant, fast growing and well-funded start-up, while leveraging the research and innovation exposure of PARC.
We are actively seeking an experienced and self-motivated Senior Web Applications Developer superstar. You must be a passionate coder, well versed in compiled and scripted languages, who thrives in resolving complex problems with elegant, computationally efficient solutions.


  • 5+ years of proven track record working in web application development
  • 8+ years of proficient software development activity in compiled and scripted languages
  • Architectural expertise in:

o Secure Web Services
o Highly transactional environments
o Massive scale data sets
o Highly Available services in AWS style environments

  • Deep familiarity working in a LAMP stack environment
  • Hands on skills in one or more programming languages/frameworks – with preference towards Python and Django
  • Hands on skills with MySQL or other databases
  • M.S. in Computer Science or related field

Desired skills:

  • Proficiency in Python/Django + JavaScript and MySQL
  • Experience with cloud computing environments
  • Experience developing RESTful API
  • Experience with implementation of scalable application infrastructure

Desired skills:

  • Self-starter and team player, with strong leadership skills
  • Uncompromising attention to details
  • Proven ability to be creative and resourceful in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Must be comfortable working on multiple projects across different domains simultaneously
  • React well and quickly to frequent project demands and requirement changes
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and communication skills and enjoy working in a startup environment