Lead Web Infrastructure Engineer
Flipboard, Inc. - Palo Alto, CA

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Flipboard, the world's first social magazine, is hiring!

Headed by Mike McCue, former CEO of Tellme, and Evan Doll, former Senior iPhone Engineer at Apple, Flipboard is on a quest to transform how people discover, view and share content by combining the beauty and ease of print with the power of social media.

Flipboard has raised $60.5 million from legendary investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, Index Ventures, and Insight Venture Partners as well as media innovators including Jack Dorsey co-founder of Twitter, Dustin Moskovitz co-founder of Facebook, Ashton Kutcher, and The Chernin Group.

Lead Web Infrastructure Engineer

Lead the design and implementation of core web technologies and applications
Design, implement, deliver and maintain customer and internal web applications
Design complete web application architecture: Web UI, application server, database, cache, etc.
Work with the business team to clearly translate requirements into working systems
Work with operations team to deploy, maintain and support your work
Ideal skills, experience and qualities:
5+ years professional software development experience
Excellent working knowledge of one or more web application frameworks
Rich browser-based development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) experience.
Solid SQL database experience
Interest in learning and adopting new tools and techniques
Why Join Flipboard?
• Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Google, Netflix, Adobe, Ellerdale, Sony, Ning, Tellme, and Microsoft, Time Inc. & Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to help grow the world's first social magazine across multiple platforms.
• CEO, Mike McCue is a successful entrepreneur founding companies such as Paper Software (acquired by Netscape) and Tellme Networks (acquired by Microsoft), all delivering high-level valuations.
• Exciting and collaborative team working with a strong purpose and vision. Mockup Monday lunches held each week serve as a forum for team members to demo new ideas and projects.
• Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of Apple computers, screens, iPad’s, and peripherals along with Bose Active Noise Canceling Headsets!
• Flipboard’s HQ is an open, beautifully converted art studio centrally located in the heart of downtown Palo Alto.
• Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits (details below)
Benefits & perks
• 401(k) with company contribution
• Vision, dental, life, and health insurance
• Paid time off- holidays, vacation, and sick leave- if you're sick, stay home
• Flexible hours
• Subsidized gym and commuter programs
• Beer Fridays: casual team & friend meet-ups at Flipboard HQ
• Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies - you name it, we celebrate it.
• Flipboard Sports- Basketball team, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize.
• Lots of snacks (healthy and otherwise)

About this company
Flipboard is your personal magazine. It's the most popular way to catch up on the news you care about, discover amazing things from around...