Open Source (LAMP) Software Architect (Back-end) – San Francisco Bay Area |100K+ Would you like to become the founding software architect of a new web 2.0 start-up? Self-funded by two technical hands-on founders both with several very successful start-ups. We will start off with a virtual office and work remotely from home and locate to physical offices based on the geographical mass of the employees. Launch is scheduled for April of 2008. We are looking for a self starter software engineer capable of designing and implementing the business logic and data access layer services of new Software as a Service (SaaS) application targeted at IT vendors. The ideal architect will have a thorough understanding of AJAX, object oriented programming, and web development methodologies. We require a highly motivated individual passionate about building scalable web services and capable of translating ideas from concept into reality. You will work closely with the founders and a presentation layer UI architect to architect and implement the business logic, work flow, and data access layers of the application. It is anticipated that offices will be located near the mid San Francisco Bay Peninsula or mid East Bay Qualifications: * 3+ years web application development experience * Experienced with Ruby on Rails or PHP (or another equivalent web 4GL) * SQL expertise a must * MySQL programming experience including basic table layout, stored procedures development a plus * Experience building applications/services that send personalized emails a plus * Linux/Unix expertise recommended * Desire to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Strong collaborative skills and ability to fulfill multiple roles * Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or related; or equivalent work experience * Must be US Citizen or Green card holder. Market+ Salary, benefits package plus generous equity for founding employees Please send your resume to Anthony [at] chancellor [dot] com. You may also call Anthony at 415-332-0123. Principals only please. Only on-site work. Would desire key employees to live near Mid peninsula or mid East Bay (no re-location from outside the Bay Area). Must be currently authorized to work in the US and have citizenship or green card. We can only respond to individuals with the experience and qualifications most closely matching the requirements of this position. TAGS: software architect, web application developer, PHP, MySQL, Back-end, Ajax, Ruby on Rails, 4GL, Web 2.0, data access layer.