A young, funded, and profitable Internet startup is looking for dynamic, self-motivated and innovative technologist who will lead the continual improvement and development of next generation platform in an exciting marketplace. FreeCause.com, founded in mid-2006 by a group of MIT alumni, develops unique, free applications to unlock the value of affinity relationships, spanning non-profits, political campaigns and national sports teams. Imagine developing a platform that will generate hundreds of thousands of dollars for Breast Cancer, or engage millions of avid presidential nominee supporters.
Recently featured in Wired, WSJ and NY Times.
Reporting to the CTO, this person will be responsible for leading, architecting, and developing one of our two flagship products. We’re a fast moving company, thus we want someone that has self-initiative to continue to improve the product based on user behaviors. You’ll be leading and working with a team of 2-3 other extremely talented individuals. This is a technical lead position, where the candidates time will be divided 20% on architecture, designing, and coordinating with the team, and 80% of their time coding.
Leadership experience in working with teams of 3 or greater.
Developed web applications that have 10,000+ users (we’re dealing with millions…)
Knowledgeable with numerous web technologies and their trade-offs
Previous start up experiences
Sense of humor, Is intelligent, self starter
Personal interests contributing to causes
Senior to expert programming skill level for one of the following languages: PHP, PERL or Python
Expertise in popular open source frameworks for PHP, PERL and/or Python
System Administrative Skills for Linux, Windows
Computer Science Degree or really smart
Competitive Salary + Stock Options, depends on how good you are