Sr. Web Developer
Appcelerator - Mountain View, CA

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Appcelerator is the leading platform for rapidly developing native mobile, and tablet applications using Web technologies. We have big plans for growth and are aggressively hiring for our HQ office. Appcelerator’s flagship product, Titanium, is a free and open source application development platform that lets you create native mobile, and tablet application experiences using Web Development skills. This is an opportunity to join one of the hottest fast-growing start-ups in the mobile industry!

Appcelerator was selected as a finalist in one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2012 by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

Appcelerator is looking for a talented, motivated, and passionate Sr. web developer to work with our growing web development team. If you are passionate about web development, a problem solver, and have a history of success in fast-paced environments you could be an ideal candidate for this position. You will work on the front-end & back-end of our web properties: Developer Center, Q&A, Customer Support Center, Customer Portal, Etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Build/maintain responsive and compelling web applications

Code using primarily PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS

Follow good coding, testing, and documentation practices

Adhere to existing standards

Identify and communicate best practices

Participate in design and code reviews

Work well with a close, but geographically distributed team

REQUIREMENTS:
A passion for and demonstrable experience in Open Source software projects

Solid understanding of the web technology stack (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

Server - Nginx, Apache, rewrite rules, caching, gzip, CORS, SSL, Linux (Ubuntu/Debian), git, ssh, bash, tcp/ipKnowledge of web services (REST, XML-RPC, SOAP, etc.)

Experience working on large web applications and a firm grasp on scaling techniques

Strong background with Object Oriented Design (OOP), core design patterns

PHP - general PHP, Zend Framework, Kohana 2, Wordpress (plugins, themes, mgmt), ORM, MVC, Amazon S3, session mgmt, caching, APC, Xcache, i18n, l12n

JavaScript - general JS, closures, Ecmascript 5, Dojo, jquery, node.js, event driven programming

Familiarity with web standards, optimization & accessibility techniques, profiling and debugging

Good UI design/interaction instincts

Ability to take a Photoshop design from PSD to full blown implementation

Strong troubleshooting/problem-solving skills

MySQL - schemas, joins, backup/restore, indexing

NoSQL – Memcache, MongoDb

Experience with Source Code Management Systems (preferably Git)

BA/BS in Computer Science

Candidates with 5+ years experience are preferred

NICE TO HAVES:
MySQL 5 Expert Developer Certification

Experience with Continuous Integration systems (i.e.) Jenkins/Hudson

A passion for and demonstrable experience in Open Source software projects

Solr and OpenID,

NoSQL - Redis

Liquibase

Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies

If you are in search of an opportunity for a company that fosters innovation and creativity, while delivering cutting edge mobile technologies, then visit jobs.appcelerator.com to learn more about our open positions and submit your resume today.
Appcelerator is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristics.

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