Working with in-house or outsourced development teams to build and iterate products. Building in-house development team over time
Communicating with business and technical teams and able to rapidly switch between the two types of communication
Understand and believe in the value of WhatsBusy and not afraid to tell your Mom about it
Familiarity with the concept of competing on analytics; “it’s not what you expect but what you inspect”
Capable of creating and instilling processes to track project progress, issue tracking, issue resolution, manage risk and change management
Strong technical experience in design & implementation of modern web applications: Ajax, JSON, jQuery, PHP, CSS 3, MySQL
Prior experience in geo-data/mapping APIs (i.e. Google Latitude) required
Web security & performance optimization experience a plus
Advanced degree in Computer Science from reputable program with top performance
Experience modeling and building complex and large data management systems (big data)
Strong understanding of relational database architecture concepts
Strong hands-on experience administering commercial large-enterprise databases: installation/upgrade, database/SQL performance tuning, SQL and PL/SQL development, Data Modeling/Design. MySQL, MS SQL, NoSQL Mongo/Hadoop experience.
Knowledge of one of the following: Unix/Linux shell scripting, Perl, Python, C/C++, Java
Proficient working with UNIX/Linux platforms with concrete knowledge of system administration/internals
Experience building commercial quality software solutions at significant scale with the most advanced tools
Experience with or proven interest in non-traditional data management and analytics solutions, for example column-store databases, document-oriented databases, distributed file systems, or data virtualization systems.
Deep object oriented design skills, capable of mentoring and grooming both junior and senior developers
Strong process skills in SDLC strategies including any variants of Agile/Lean/TDD and full design through QA management experience: A/B and split testing
Experience with big data, statistics, algorithms and highly scalable web architectures
A penchant for exploring new technologies, hands-on abilities and passion for technology and problem solving
Skills in each layer of LAMP stack including hands-on Linux command line skills
Startup attitude and experience. Willing to challenge assumptions and know when to pivot
Have watched or read Moneyball and believe in the power of numbers!
Insatiable hunger for learning
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