Rocketfoto is a next-generation professional network for a specific community. We are in planning stages right now and are looking for a lead developer to join our team and lead the development of the site and mobile applications.
We are a team of three (product manager, marketing/product development and product area specialist). One of us is working full-time on Rocketfoto while the other two work weekends and after hours. We are hoping to find a full-time lead developer who can build out the development team and get us to Beta in 4 – 6 months.
We have seed funding and a very promising revenue structure. This is a much-needed service with a solid marketing plan and adoption will be swift.
Work with the team to translate our thorough specifications into working code
Lead the development of all levels of the website and mobile applications.
Hire and manage programmer(s)
Assist in hiring of web designer
Experience working on social and/or professional networks
Have examples of work
Led complex projects from inception through launch
Experience working in agile development
Experience developing or overseeing development of mobile applications including iPhone, iPad and Android
Senior web-based applications developer with experience at all levels of the web stack, with some combination of the following:
Strong back-end database development experience (at least one of MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.,)
Experience building scalable systems
One or more web applications stacks, preferably all three, with good insight as to when to use each:
LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl, Python, etc.)
Ruby on Rails
Web services API's: REST, SOAP + XML, JSON, etc.
Server side scripting: PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby
Experience developing web applications for mobile clients (iPhone / iPad, Android)
Social media experience helpful - developing Facebook plug-ins, etc.
Equity: Be the fourth in our partnership agreement