PHP full-stack developer for social music startup (Downtown Austin)
Stereotypes - Austin, TX

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Stereotypes ( is a new social music startup, and we're hiring music-loving full-stack PHP developers.

We are looking for an experienced full-stack web application engineer to complete a 3-person Engineering Team and help us build the next iteration of the Stereotypes platform. We're looking for a smart, organized, delivery-minded engineer who loves working with others to build cool stuff. Passion for social products, music products and hacking are a must.

We're a New York startup with two technical cofounders (ex-Shazam, ex-Google) relocating to Austin for 3 months. You would join the team for a 3-month contract (Jan 1 - Mar 31) to help evolve Stereotypes before a launch at SXSW in mid-March. If things work out well, there's an opportunity to continue on with us in New York afterwards.

You should be an expert in (and have dreams about):

- application architecture and design
- writing and shipping quality, testable code at web scale
- OO PHP development & architecture
- ORMs & MySQL performance
- working with external APIs
- web application performance
- launching products and features to the masses
- delighting users

You should know about (and get excited about):

- consumer music applications (iTunes, Spotify,, Rdio, Songza)
- sharing music recommendations
- Amazon Web Services
- front-end functionality and limitations (jQuery, CSS)
- Lean Startup methodologies

If this sounds like you, please drop us a note.