Tenlegs.com is looking for 2 Web Developers to join our team in New York City. We are an exciting new startup that provides an easy, fun-to-use space to showcase creative work, collaborate with others on creative projects and sell digital creative content.
We have just launched a beta site (http://www.tenlegs.com), and are looking to expand. Our team is made up of highly motivated, energetic and passionate specialists with tons of experience in marketing, strategy, media and internet/web technology. We also provide an extremely open, inclusive, collaborative, flexible and fun work environment where every idea is a good idea and every team member is highly valued and respected. Plus you get to shape the company by joining our exciting team at an early stage.
You will work on adding exciting new features to our website, involving multimedia (photos, videos, music). Our rapid and iterative development cycle will require you to explore and learn new technologies, solutions and services in the social media space, while giving you the flexibility and opportunity to question the status quo and innovate the website through your creativity and ideas.
Your projects will include improvements to existing features (built on a Linux-Apache-Mysql-PHP (LAMP) MVC architecture, as well as the addition of completely new capabilities in the web 2.0, social networking and secure payment area, and involving cloud computing (Amazon S3/EC2/Cloudfront and others).
You will also be expected to constantly improve the core architecture to support our growth plans. This will require you to identify opportunities for tuning the existing code, as well as revise the architecture as required to ensure future development will be built in a secure and scalable manner.
Prior development experience building large-scale high-traffic and secure consumer websites, in the social media / social networking / Web 2.0 space, preferably in a fast-paced startup environment
Experience integrating and working with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, Cloudfront) and other cloud-based services
Experience creating custom integrations with multiple open source and commercial social / web 2.0 technologies (Wordpress, Forums, Wikis, Facebook connect)
Optimising for the Mobile web (Android, iPhone, iPad etc) is a plus
Experience with Agile development and source control systems such as SVN or GIT
Comfortable working in a team environment, including with offshore team members
Database: Mysql - developing database schemas for high performance, administration of the database to support multiple node deployments for scalability)
Cloud: Integration with Amazon S3, EC2, RDS, Cloudfront, Encoding.com
Positive, can-do attitude, great team player
BS/MS Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent
Salary + Equity
Local candidates (NYC Metro area) only - this position is at our Manhattan, NY location
US Citizens or US Permanent Residents only - no Visa sponsorship at this time