Synacor: Senior Developer, Client Integration

Posted by | October 18, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: United States

URL: http://www.synacor.com

We are seeking a Senior Developer, Client Integration who will have extensive
experience building scalable, high-traffic web based applications. Working
independently, this developer will work closely with our clients to perform
backend integrations as well as custom programming. This developer will also be
responsible for enhancement and maintenance of existing software modules and
various data manipulation tasks.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Development, documentation
    and maintenance of integrations as they relate to cutting edge web-based
    applications in our portal and online video platforms.
  • Providing technical
    consultation and expertise to Product Managers and other Synacor staff.
  • Reviewing product
    requirements as well as participating in integration calls with our
    clients.
  • Writing technical and
    non-technical specifications and documentation of software and procedures.
  • Effectively communicate
    task progress, analysis, recommendations and schedules.
  • Effectively communicate
    technical issues and their resolution to a wide variety of stakeholders
    ranging from senior managers to other technical personnel.
 
What you’ll need to bring to the table:
  • A minimum of five years
    experience in software or website development; proven experience
    developing large-scale, database-driven applications.
  • Proficiency in languages
    commonly used for web development including PHP and Perl.
  • Experience using the SOAP
    and REST standards to build and integrate with web services.
  • Experience with MySQL or
    equivalent.
  • Ability to solve unique
    and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business.
  • Ability to interpret
    internal or external business issues and recommend best practices.
  • Experience with
    client-side scripting including technologies such as AJAX.
  • Experience with version
    control software (Git, Subversion).
  • Excellent communication
    skills.
 
What we’ll bring to the table:
  • 100% Company paid benefits
    (health, dental, vision) for all employees and eligible dependents
  • Competitive compensation
    package, including stock option grants (for eligible positions)
  • Award winning company
    culture with
    growth potential  
  • Casual dress and flexible
    environment
  • Generous paid time off
  • 25 cent vending machines
  • Free Spot coffee, popcorn
    and cappuccino
  • Monthly company
    connections (get to know your co-workers)
  • The opportunity to make a
    difference!
 
Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace.  Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent vending machines.  Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for the executives.  Teamwork is an everyday occurrence, and is made easy with our new open workspaces.  Our leadership team understands that the best results come from collaboration, so we hire the best and brightest and then let them do what they do best: create cutting-edge products and provide exemplary customer service.  Synacor’s headquarters is located along Buffalo’s waterfront in the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to enjoy the serenity of nature is as easy as walking 1,000 feet or so to the water. We even have a lakefront gazebo with wi-fi connection!  And if that’s not enough, Synacor pays 100% of health care premiums for employees AND dependents, offers stock option participation, a healthy bonus potential and a very generous paid time off policy. Working with some of the largest cable, telecom and satellite providers, Synacor’s products and online services reach over 25 million high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide.  We are looking for great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired to do.

To apply: To apply please visit our website at http://tbe.taleo.net/NA11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SYNACOR&cws=1&rid=824.

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