Become, Inc. is the fastest growing online comparison shopping engine and marketing services company in the industry with over 25 million visits per month to our worldwide properties. Our Company has raised over $37 million from investors including TPG, European Founders Fund, TransCosmos and Ron Conway; and we have just completed our fifth consecutive year of record revenues.
We have recently acquired two companies in Japan and Germany to accelerate our growth in the international markets, and as a result we are aggressively hiring for our Teams in Sunnyvale, CA.
Become, Inc. offers competitive compensation packages that include health benefits, 401K, flexible health spending accounts, onsite food services and attractively priced pre-IPO stock options. Our Class AAA offices are located near CalTrain and the Sunnyvale Town Center.
Become.com is looking for an energetic, talented, ambitious Front-End Developer to join our engineering team. The ideal candidate has a desire to work in a fast paced start-up environment. Our engineers are focused on creating a search optimized web user interface for comparison shopping and vertical search. The position will assist in the design, development and deployment of our next generation front-end architecture.
The position will be an integral part of our team’s effort including engineers, product managers and visual designers to build out our internal and consumer facing tools. You will see your efforts improve organic traffic to Become.com, enhance our users shopping experience, and will also optimize the UI to handle millions more queries per day.
The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of web design principles, strong HTML/XML abilities, great technical know-how, and drive to create the best and most innovative design on the web. You will use XSLT, JSP, CSS/XHTML and AJAX for front end, and use Java for server-side/database integration. We are seeking team players with excellent communication skills, an ability to work effectively under a tight schedule, and a passion for logic.
Experience and knowledge of search engine optimization techniques a plus.
BS or MS in Computer Science.
At least 2 years of web development experience.
Knowledge of web technologies (HTTP, Apache/Tomcat) and familiarity with Windows/Unix/Linux.
For immediate consideration, please send a Word or PDF version of your resume with subject “SEO Front-End Engineer” to job.SEOEng@become.com.