Circle of Moms: Senior Software Engineer

Posted by | December 6, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: San Francisco, Ca

URL: www.circleofmoms.com

Senior Software Engineer
Circle of Moms
is looking for an ambitious senior software engineer to join our team at
the top of our game.  You’ll be working in a fast-paced, fun
environment, and your work will impact millions of people.

Role & Responsibilities:
– Build features and iteratively improve current product to make experience enjoyable for moms.
– Design and implement core software components to support our   backend.
– Participate in code reviews and establishing best practices.

– Spearhead code refactoring, performance improvements, and functional testing initiatives.

– Code primarily in PHP and python.
– Work closely with operations and CTO to make hard things look easy.
– Enhance productivity of entire company by building internal tools.

Requirements:
– Smart, friendly, gets stuff done.
– Bachelor’s degree in CS or prior experience building large systems
– Fluent in php, python, or ruby
– Significant experience with databases
– Linux/Unix experience

– Good product sense and has a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript

– Interest in using A/B testing and analytics to drive business decisions.
– Thrives on chaos, risk, uncertainty
– Wants to be a real owner in Circle of Mom’s future

Bonuses:
– Strong python experience
– Prior startup experience
– Experience in a javascript framework like JQuery, YUI, or Prototype
– Rails or django experience
– Experience building social products or the Facebook API

– Experience with Hadoop or any NoSQL technologies

– Search experience – Lucene, Sphinx, or home-grown.
– An interest in analytics
About Circle of Moms:
Circle
of Moms is the largest and fastest-growing online community for moms,
connecting over 6 million moms worldwide to share advice and support
essential to the journey of motherhood. More than 13% of moms in the US
are members, and we attract 100,000 new moms every week.

We’re located in SOMA in San Francisco.  We’re a well-funded and profitable startup trying to revolutionize motherhood.

To apply: Please send a resume to Lyndsey@circleofmoms.com

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