The Hotlist, recently featured in the press on techcrunch and in other press, is an up and coming player in the geolocal and social space, with a novel and unique take on the question "what's going on?". Hotlist enables it's users to find out where the crowds are going before they arrive, so you can avoid lost evenings of dud bars and empty joints.
The focus of this position is on the Model, Controller, Data storage strategy and batch processing (i.e. backend) of our application stack.
Develop and deploy our PHP-based application.
Design, modify, and deploy MySQL-based datastores.
Work as part of our team to enhance the scalability, availability, and functionality of our platform.
3+ years professional PHP web application development with a MVC framework
3+ years professional SQL experience (MySQL a plus)
3+ years professional Linux experience
Experience analysing and measuring site performance a plus.
MySQL replication/clustering and/or highly scalable non-SQL data storage/processing a plus.
MySQL high-availability solutions a plus.
Experience with facebook connect, mobile applications, geolocation a big plus.
Perl a plus.
Analytic and detail-oriented.
Self-motivated and focused.
BS degree in computer science or equivalent experience
competitive salary plus early-stage stock options.