http://www.mertado.com: Senior Software Engineer (PHP/Facebook)

Posted by | September 10, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Palo Alto, CA

URL: http://www.mertado.com

We are working on revolutionizing how shopping is done online. We are early-stage, based in Palo Alto, CA and founded by a team of entrepreneurs that have several years experience building consumer based applications. Our team includes PhD, Stanford, Harvard MBAs and best of breed engineering. We are well funded by prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalists such as Redpoint Ventures, Blumberg Capital and Y Combinator that have invested in top-notch companies like Netflix and MySpace. We are seeing excellent user traction and are building a new offering that will impact millions of shoppers on the net.
We also have several hard tech. problems we are working on: efficiently match millions of products to millions of users, build a user & product oriented analytics system (Google Analytics is pretty vanilla), scale our offering to millions of users and manage large amounts of data. We thought we could use your help. 
Why talk to us?
  • Awesome team
  • Still small (single digits)
  • Well funded
  • Early-stage stock options
  • Patent pending technology
  • Building a product that can revolutionize e-commerce
Senior Software Engineer
We are looking for an exceptionally intelligent, talented and enthusiastic Software Engineer to drive development of our web-application. You will get to work closely with the founders of the company and deliver an application that will be used by millions of users. You are a self starter eager to make a mark for yourself. 
Skills:
  • Generalist software engineer: Expertise building scalable systems and algorithms
  • Expertise in working with PHP and MySQL (LAMP)
  • Understanding of AJAX, CSS, JavaScript & jQuery
  • Experience working with large amounts of data and Amazon Web Services
  • Experience working with Facebook or E-Commerce applications a plus
Requirements:
  • BA/BS in CS, EE, or equivalent education experience
  • 3+ years software development experience
  • Strong product sense and an interest in building web applications
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • High levels of creativity
This is a full-time position. Compensation includes competitive salary, early-stage equity and health benefits. Please apply with your resume, and a tell us about exciting products you have built. We are looking for a high-energy engineer who can join ASAP. 
Benefits
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Monthly company events – Join us for Sky Diving in October
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation days and sick leave
  • Well stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, energy bars, juices
  • Location: We are located in downtown Palo Alto, right on University Ave. Walking distance from Caltrain.
  • Awesome restaurants within walking distance
Interested in applying? Drop us a note at jobs@mertado.com

To apply: jobs@mertado.com

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