Lead Web Infrastructure Engineer
Flipboard - 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

Responsibilities:
  • 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 creative visionary experienced at building innovative products and companies (acquired by Netscape & Microsoft), all delivering high-level valuations.
  • Exciting and collaborative teams work together with strong purpose and vision. “Mock O’clock” held each week serves as a forum for team members to demo new ideas and projects.
  • Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of computers, screens, tablets, and peripherals.
  • 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
Benefits & Perks:
  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Vision, dental, life, and health insurance
  • Unlimited “out of office time” for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal or family needs
  • Flexible hours
  • Subsidized 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) you’d like to organize.

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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...