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Senior PHP or Python Engineer, Philadelphia, PA | 100-120k

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    OSS New Member

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    This is a full time, on-site, salaried position located in Philadelphia, PA. Locals preferred; however, will consider qualified candidates interested in relocating. US Citizens, Green Card holders or EAD only please.

    As part of the core engineering team you will work closely with the founders in a fast paced, challenging environment to help shape the technology landscape and culture of the core product. If you enjoy working on high volume platforms, architecting solutions to large scale problems, writing clean code, and want to be involved in building a company from the ground up then we are interested. Smarts are required, set your own hours.

    * All core engineers receive equity
    * They offer free food (all meals), drinks, medical, dental and vacation


    * Join our team to develop the core advertising and optimization platform
    * Code high-volume ad delivery software
    * Work closely with engineering team to scale / architect ad platform
    * Innovate to improve our core technologies
    * Think outside the box / be highly creative
    * Be willing to learn new technologies
    * Help build report interfaces and data feeds
    * Ask smart questions


    * B.S., M.S. or PhD in Computer Science or related field
    * Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems and a willingness to learn
    * Experience with source control (SVN, CVS)
    * Extensive knowledge of open source technologies
    * Has built a system that has operated on greater than 20 machines
    * Well versed in HTTP protocol
    * Experience writing software that communicates directly with 3rd party software (crawlers, automation scripts, API’s)
    * Self-motivated and reliable


    * Experience or familiarity with Amazon EC2 and S3
    * Experience with ad serving technologies
    * Experience with large scale distributed computing (MapReduce, Hadoop, Distributed Computing)
    * Familiar with log processing and data analysis
    * Scalability / Redundancy / High volume environments
    * Previous start-up experience

    When applying, please write up a paragraph or two highlighting your experience as it pertains to this job and include your resume and salary requirements to beau-AT-open-source-staffing.com

    Thank you,

    Beau J. Gould
    Open Source Staffing

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