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Funding1M-5M USD
Employees35
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryWeb 2.0, Entertainment, Social Networking
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Senior Web Developer / Architect

at LOLapps in San Francisco, CA   —   Mar 25, 2014   |  
Overview
Are you ready to step up to the next level in your career? We are looking for an individual contributor that we can rely on technically and will hopefully be able to promote into leadership roles as the company grows.

With over 40 million active users per month, Lolapps has the largest network of social games and applications on Facebook. Founded in 2008, we took applications to the next level by building the quiz, gift and game creator platforms that provided user-generated, customizable applications. Due to our viral expertise and our success with these platforms, we have added the development of Facebook games to our slate and are the fastest growing social gaming company. Our versatile game creator platform, no longer available publicly, is being used by our creative team to develop games like Champions Online, Yakuza Lords, Diva Life and Band of Heroes. We are also working with select external partners.


Fun Facts

* - Largest network of social games and applications on Facebook (Hundreds of thousands of applications)
* - 40M+ monthly active unique users
* - Diva Life has a mission by Shakira, voted #7 Diva worldwide by Vh1
* - Best feature to date: Diva Life Avatar
* - Won Facebook developer contest. A user used our gift creator application to launch a customized gift app.

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Responsibilities
Work with product management to break down high level goals into tasks and timelines
Design and implement large chunks of the product roadmap
Mentor junior engineers
Have a point of view on the product and be willing to debate it
Desired Qualifications
Computer science or equivalent degree from a top computer science program
1+ year working on a consumer facing web product with a high level of scale
Strong product sense
You write software for fun. You've worked on projects of your own outside of school or work
Entrepreneurial
Experience
Care more about the company and your group's goals rather than personal glory
Desire and ability to quickly learn new languages and technologies
7+ years of experience as a software engineer
Appreciate owning a full spectrum of responsibilities from backend (SQL, memcache, etc) to frontend (JavaScript, FBML, FBJS)
Interested in using / learning Python
Detail-oriented: When someone sends you an email about something it auto-magically gets handled with no need for a follow-up
Interested in working in the social networking space
Comfortable working in an environment where ideas are thought of, described, and executed within a span of hours to days
Skills
Strong coding skills in Python and FB API's.
Education
Computer Science or equivalent degree from a top school.
Compensation
Depending on your experience. We are very competitive.
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