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Funding1M-5M USD
Employees16
Salary90,000-140,000/YR USD
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNegotiable
IndustryMobile, Web 2.0, Software, Social Networking
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Sr. Software Engineer

at Virtual Fan Network in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 05, 2014   |  
Overview
Help us revolutionize how athletes and fans connect. Join a world class, seasoned team and play an instrumental role in shaping a revolutionary social platform for sports that is slated to launch this summer.

We seek versatile, proven mobile-first web developers who think architecturally, yet move at lightning speed to implement and deploy real-world solutions on a fast-paced, agile development cycle.

We are 100% mobile first and seek a thought leader for hybrid native / web mobile applications.

We value aptitude and attitude over specific skills. We seek the type of individual who demands excellence and expects to "learn while doing" in every venture.
Responsibilities
Drive architectural excellence
Implement world class back-ends for robustness, flexibility and scale
Implement exceptional front end user experiences for web, mobile web and native mobile applications.
Work collaboratively with the technical, creative and product teams
Participate in agile iteration planning meetings and standups
Act as mentor to new engineers
Experience
Web backend development, ideally on a Python and Pyramid stack
Web frontend development, ideally on a jquery, backbone and underscore stack.
Designing web graph APIs to support web 2.0 front-ends
UGC infrastructure
Developing for mass scale
iOS / Android / PhoneGap
Skills
Python
Javascript
SQL
Pyramid
Jinja2
Web 2.0 / Ajax / jsonp
jquery
backbone
underscore
SQLAlchemy
MySQL
NoSQL
AWS
iOS and Android native mobile
PhoneGap
Mass scale
Social media
Web advertising
Mobile web
Analytics
Platform architecture
Web services
Agile/Scrum
Unit and functional testing
Exceptional communicator
Organized thinker
Fast learner
Curious
Confident
Adaptable
Education
Ideally M.S. in computer science, but will accept equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
Compensation
Base salary, stock option plan (ESOP), health plan. Salary based on experience and skills.
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