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IndustrySearch, Web 2.0, Consumer, Discovery, Open Source
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Web Application Development Software Engineer

at Wikia in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 02, 2014   |  
Overview
We are looking for smart, quick and highly motivated software engineers to join our growing and profitable company. You will be a part of the team designing, developing and deploying Wikia's industry-leading Wiki platform in addition to developing new technologies for mobile, user-generated content, advertising technology, etc.

We are located in the heart of San Francisco's SOMA near public transit (CalTrain, BART) and the ballpark.
Responsibilities
Excellent software engineering skills and judgment. You live to deliver high-quality excellent software products to end-users.
PHP experience strongly preferred but not strictly required
Some of your experience must be in web-based applications
Some of your experience must be in small, fast-moving high-growth teams
Excellent communication skills. We are a growing international team -- your ability to understand and be understood will be critical to your success and satisfaction.
Hard-working and pro-active. Passionate. Team-oriented. Motivated to do whatever is necessary to make a successful start-up even more successful.
You will work with both San Francisco and Poland-based teams. You view international teams as an opportunity to learn from different cultures and approaches, and are willing to travel to Europe occasionally.
Experience
Experience scaling large-scale consumer web sites; you think 10M pages/day is a good start
Experience contributing to or maintaining a wiki. (If you have one, please include a link to your user page on Wikia, Wikipedia or another wiki site.)
Skills
JavaScript skills, preferably including jQuery.
Ajax/HMTL/CSS experience.
MediaWiki or other CMS development.
Education
Degree in CS or related discipline.
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