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Funding10M-20M USD
Employees75
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustrySaaS, Search, Software, Advertising
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Software Technical Lead

at WordStream in Boston, MA   —   Apr 07, 2014   |  
Halloween 2012WordStream Building
Overview
WordStream helps advertisers improve the performance, relevance, and productivity of their search engine marketing initiatives. Our unique SaaS offerings save marketers time, increase the ROI of search marketing and create better results. WordStream is a venture-backed company funded by Sigma Partners and Egan Managed Capital.
Responsibilities
Are you a quick thinker? Passionate about the web, new technologies and open source software? Do you love writing code? If so, we want to hear from you!
As a WordStream Technical Lead, you will work as part of a top-performing team in a fast-paced startup environment to deliver high-quality search engine marketing solutions to market. You will be able to work with minimal direction, balance multiple requirements, and coordinate efforts within our Engineering team, Product Management, and QA. Additionally, you will take ownership over specific areas of the application and will be responsible for managing projects from inception to completion.
You will work closely with the VP of Engineering on a daily basis to allocate resources, coordinate schedules, and make recommendations for moving the product forward.
All of our offerings are delivered as software as a service (SaaS) via the web. Our technology stack includes the Google AdWords API, Adobe Flex, Python, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and Linux.
Experience
Top-notch coding skills.
5-7 years of experience writing code professionally (preferably SaaS).
Aptitude and desire to learn new technologies.
Experience with any specific technologies (e.g., Python or Adobe Flex) is not a requirement; we're looking for people with a history of leveraging any technology to create masterpieces.
Familiarity and experience with the Agile methodology.
Experience managing small to medium size projects and teams.
Culture fit is important. We are a three-year-old, venture-backed, 40-person company that wants to dominate our market. We work hard, and we want to be successful and make our clients successful.
Skills
Python
Adobe Flex
SQL
Object-Oriented Programming
Open-Source software development
Git
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM)
AJAX
HTML
Education
BS/MS in Computer Science (or related field and considerable coding experience).
Compensation
Full-time salaried position, with competitive salary.
Position includes equity participation and comprehensive benefits (healthcare, vision, dental, 401k).
Flexible hours and an opportunity to work with engineers from across the globe (including Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia). No travel required.
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