Software Engineer - LAMP
EdgeCast Networks, Inc. - Santa Monica, CA

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The Gig
EdgeCast is looking for a LAMP developer with experience developing vertically through the whole stack. The ideal candidate is comfortable as an independent sole contributor wearing many hats: programming to system administration to business analysis to customer service. If you’ve always been the type of deeply technical developer with a natural curiosity to get under the hood and tweak every layer in the stack, while keeping the customer’s business objectives clearly in mind and gunning for tight deadlines, then this is the opportunity you’ve been seeking.

Cool stuff you’ll be doing every day:
As the Subject Matter Expert for LAMP development, complete multiple custom programming projects, including: API integration, Log processing, configuring virtual machines, automation code, media encoding, etc.

In a LINUX environment, designs and codes programs using Python, Perl, or PHP

Develops with an understanding of implication of performance, security and best practices for coding and code structure.

LINUX (Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat) duties include: scripting, rsync, ftp server setup/config, DNS, basic networking and routing tables

HTTP duties include: creation of virtual servers, knowledge of HTTP headers, URL rewriting, performance optimization

What you bring to the table:
Experience developing across all areas of web and ETL development

Knowledge of Python, Perl or PHP (experience with all 3 highly desirable)

Excellent system administration knowledge, especially Apache servers

Command-line skills in LINUX (Ubuntu, Debian and RedHat)

Well rounded technical skills from design, coding, system administration, OS deployment, server management, client interface, business analysis

Flawless communication skills – this is a client-facing role for a high-profile Fortune 500 customer

You go to the front of the line:
Lua programming language skills for rules engine

Video encoding knowledge


Self learner with a passion to discover, invent and learn new technologies

Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision

Have the ability to thrive in an energetic, fast pace, high growth, entrepreneurial environment

Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable

Have excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal

Ethical, fair and of high integrity


Competitive base salary

Performance bonus

Stock Options

Matching 401K

Choice of 2 HMO or 3 PPO plans.

Employee Referral Bonus program

Corporate Discounts on Entertainment, Dining, Shopping, Computers, Gym Membership

Beautiful Santa Monica location

Excellent career growth potential

Paid certification training in your field (PMP, Scrummaster, etc.)

Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V