Twitpic: Software / Systems Engineer

Posted by | December 11, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: United States – Remote positions available


Twitpic is the largest media provider for Twitter with over 15 million users worldwide. We are looking to grow our engineering team to tackle the challenging tasks of scaling a fast growing web service.
We value attitude over experience and experience over degrees.
What we are looking for:
  • Experience with all aspects of the LAMP stack (aka PHP ninja)
  • Experience with different data stores (MySQL, Memcache, Cassandra, Redis)
  • Experience working on web platforms that receive millions of requests every day and scaling those platforms (including web serving, database optimization, & code optimization)
  • Working knowledge of MVC frameworks
  • Knowledge of standards compliant HTML/CSS/Javascript a plus
  • Self motivated, passionate & a team player
  • Someone who loves Twitter and its community
  • Maintain existing and engineer new functionality
  • Continually improve the performance and scalability of the Twitpic service
  • Monitor service stability and performance
  • Design, implement, and maintain PHP-based application and infrastructure components
  • Refactor and improve maintainability of the codebase
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems
  • Provide user support when needed
We offer competitive salaries, full benefits and paid vacation all wrapped up in a fun startup environment.

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