SNAP Interactive: Senior PHP Developer

Posted by | October 20, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: New York, NY


SNAP Overview
you want to work for the largest dating application on Facebook with more than
50 million installs? Do you want to impact the lives of millions of singles on a
daily basis? SNAP Interactive has a unique and exciting opportunity for multiple
talented PHP Developers. This position is full time and based in our main
office in New York City, NY. This is a unique opportunity to be an early
employee at a rapidly growing company that is also publicly traded. Competitive
compensation including salary + stock/stock options, and full-benefits (Medical
& Dental plans; free snacks, fun outings, twice-monthly massage, cool swag,
Knicks & Rangers tickets, etc.). Our environment is fun and relaxed, our
products are ambitious, and our developers are the brightest in NYC.
Position Overview
As a SNAP Senior PHP Developer, you will use
your expertise in PHP and MySQL to
build and enhance robust software applications that get exposure to a large
scale user base and that leverage social networking in a dating
context.  Our flat management structure
allows you to own your projects in a SCRUM/Agile environment and have an impact
in guiding a product with over 50 million installs. Our creative
environment encourages exploration of cutting edge technologies that will keep
our products and your skills at the forefront of our industry.
Required Experience &
  • Advanced programming level with at least 3 years of
    object oriented PHP5 development. 5 years preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience with MySQL. 5 years
  • Expertise with CSS, HTML, Javascript, Ajax. CSS3 and
    HTML5 preferred
  • Experience with jQuery or other Javascript framework
  • Previous experience programming from scratch. Not
    dependent on frameworks
  • Solid understanding of common security practices
    including preventing SQL injection and XSS
  • Experience with a large scale user base
  • Previous experience with modern software development
    tools such as issue tracking systems (JIRA), distributed source control (GIT,SVN)
    and unit testing
  • Professional exposure to API’s preferred
  • Previous experience with exotic MySQL topologies and
    replication preferred
  • Knowledge of caching systems like Memcached and APC
Other Qualifications:
  • Must
    have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • US work
    authorization (All applicants must possess proper US work eligibility and
    authorization documents)

To apply:

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