Digg is looking for an exceptional developer with plenty of PHP, MySQL and large scale website development experience. You'll working scaling the site to meet our ever increasing traffic and performance requirements.
Learn from some of the brightest minds in the PHP, design and operations communities:
Work in small agile teams
Help define and build high performance architectures
Simulate load, baseline systems, profile code and tune performance.
Help define and implement development processes to guarantee performance.
Work closely with our operations team to monitor performance and resource utilization in production environments
Work with business, quality, product and technical teams
Create and contribute to open source projects while you work on high traffic and scalability problems
6+ years experience in Web development
3+ with PHP/MySQL/Apache
Experience with profiling (e.g. xdebug), load simulation (e.g Jmeter), Linux optimization, database (MySQL) optimization
Solid understanding of scalable web architectures, queuing and partitioning.
Knowledge of Memcache, SOA, PEAR, JSON
Experience with Erlang, C and Python desirable.
Agile development experience desirable (XP/Scrum).
Knowledge of PHPUnit and test-driven development desirable
Knowledge of open standards
Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science or similar/relevant field preferred