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Developer - Web (PHP, MySQL, Social Media, Web 2.0) for digital media website

at Tenlegs in New York, NY   —   Apr 12, 2014   |  
Overview is looking for 1 Web Developer to join our team in New York City.

The Tenlegs team is a diverse and dedicated group, devoted to enabling artists of all types and levels to grow in their craft and advance in their chosen fields. We help build relationships. We create software. We provide legal and financial protections for artists. But mostly, we hope we're building something that is much bigger than any web site or app or social network. We're here to find new and better ways to support artists to do their important work and to highlight their vital role in our society. Individually and as a team, we value all people's capacity for creativity, each of us bringing our own mix of qualities to make a greater whole.
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
Extensive experience programming on the LAMP stack . Strong in PHP, MySQL, Javascript frameworks such as JQuery, and AJAX
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
Languages: PHP5, Javascript, CSS, DHTML, Flash, HTML5
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,
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 West Village (Manhattan, NY) location
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