Job Description: Work on the services that power Loopt’s website and mobile clients. Make new features possible. Integrate with custom services provided by partners and data providers. Expose clean interfaces and hide complexity. Requirements:
Understand how computers, algorithms, memory, concurrency and data structures work. Be able to use and debug them.
Be willing and able to learn new things every day.
Have opinions. Be willing to voice and defend them.
Be confident enough to ask questions and challenge false assumptions.
Be creative! Be ready to face challenges that don’t have obvious solutions
Desired Skills & Experience
SQL We use MSSQL and a little MySQL. You’ll need to be able to write efficient queries and design schemata.
C# Most of Loopt’s server runs in the CLR. If you know Java, you’ll do fine.
Security and encryption Know how to protect against impersonation, replay, and private data leakage. Understand how to store, transmit, and protect sensitive information. Be able to identify, exploit, and eliminate edge cases and invalid assumptions.
HTTP You should be familiar with everything from the protocol to SSL to tcp and sockets.
ASP.NET experience. Understand the page lifecyle and how handlers, modules, viewstate and user controls work.
Experience with Erlang, Java, and/or PHP.
Experience with Windows and Linux native programming.
Have a degree in Computer Science or related field.
Demonstrate your experience: Show us what you’ve made! Wow us with demos and code samples. It’s not strictly required you know Microsoft’s stack in advance. Many current developers have learned it at Loopt. Loopt Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Maverick Capital all back our company. Loopt captures the four major growth trends of the consumer internet : mobile, social, local and real-time. Loopt is evolving its strategy to seize the lead in this flourishing space. Our mobile applications empower users to find their friends, places, and events around them in the moment. We connect people to their friends and to the places they care about. Loopt is on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone 7. Our services have more than five million registered users. Find Loopt at www.loopt.com , www.twitter.com/loopt and www.facebook.com/loopt Loopt does not accept or pay fees for unsolicited resumes from outside agencies.
Loopt, Inc. - 13 months ago
Loopt, based in Silicon Valley and backed by leading venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and New Enterprise Associates, has created a revo...