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Location: Chicago, IL

URL: http://gtrot.com

At gtrot.com, we’re making travel way more social.  We’re laser focused on developing the
simplest, most powerful platform for sharing travel plans and experiences with
friends.  We have a small team of tech
gurus and travel enthusiasts based in Groupon’s headquarters on Chicago Ave.  With recent backing from a top VC, it’s prime
time to expand our development team. 
About the role
We’re hiring a senior PHP developer to help architect and
implement new features and experiences. 
As a key player on our small team, you can expect to:
  • Work closely with the VP of Technology to architect
    and develop a REST API platform servicing our web and mobile interfaces
  • Take ownership of high-priority features, working
    closely with front-end developers to bring new features from design through implementation,
    testing, and release
  • Address issues of scale, including code
    optimization, caching, and sever load balancing


Who we’re looking for
You thrive in tight-knit teams and are energized by ambitious
goals.  Programming is your passion.  You have an entrepreneur’s work ethic and killer
technical skills, including:
  • Expertise developing in the LAMP stack
  • Experience working with social media APIs
    (especially the Facebook Open Graph)
  • Proficiency in JavaScript/AJAX (comfort with
    HTML/CSS is a plus)
  • Dedication to agile methods and comfort in a fast-paced
    development environment
If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk.

Why you should join us
We’re a small group with a work hard / play hard mentality,
and as a senior developer you’ll be a key player on our team.  Our investors and mentors are among the most
respected in the tech world and are committed to making gtrot as successful as
their other ventures.  Our offices are
located in the tech hub of Chicago, surrounded by other funded startups and like-minded
entrepreneurs.  We offer competitive
salary and stock options. 
Most importantly, we’re a team committed to revolutionizing travel,
and we’re looking for someone motivated primarily by the opportunity to play a
big part in making that happen.

To apply: Send an email to jobs@gtrot.com with a resume and/or link to your personal site.

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