Intelligent Lead Software Architect (PHP, PERL, Python) in Growing Startup
FreeCause, Inc. - Boston, MA

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A young, funded, and profitable Internet startup is looking for dynamic, self-motivated and innovative technologist who will lead the continual improvement and development of next generation platform in an exciting marketplace. FreeCause.com, founded in mid-2006 by a group of MIT alumni, develops unique, free applications to unlock the value of affinity relationships, spanning non-profits, political campaigns and national sports teams. Imagine developing a platform that will generate hundreds of thousands of dollars for Breast Cancer, or engage millions of avid presidential nominee supporters.

Recently featured in Wired, WSJ and NY Times.
http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&q=FreeCause
Responsibilities
Reporting to the CTO, this person will be responsible for leading, architecting, and developing one of our two flagship products. We’re a fast moving company, thus we want someone that has self-initiative to continue to improve the product based on user behaviors. You’ll be leading and working with a team of 2-3 other extremely talented individuals. This is a technical lead position, where the candidates time will be divided 20% on architecture, designing, and coordinating with the team, and 80% of their time coding.

Experience
Leadership experience in working with teams of 3 or greater.
Developed web applications that have 10,000+ users (we’re dealing with millions…)
Knowledgeable with numerous web technologies and their trade-offs
Previous start up experiences
Sense of humor, Is intelligent, self starter
Personal interests contributing to causes

Skills
Senior to expert programming skill level for one of the following languages: PHP, PERL or Python
Expertise in popular open source frameworks for PHP, PERL and/or Python
System Administrative Skills for Linux, Windows
Good sense of UI design, experience with Javascript, CSS, HTML

Education
Computer Science Degree or really smart
Compensation
Competitive Salary + Stock Options, depends on how good you are

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