Vimeo: PHP Developer

Posted by | August 31, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: New York, New York


From the beginning, Vimeo was created by
filmmakers and video creators who wanted to share their creative work,
along with intimate personal moments of their everyday life. As time
went on, like-minded people came to the site and built a community of
positive, encouraging individuals with a wide range of video interests.
We hope that you feel inspired to show us both your creative side as
well as your friendly side. Our team is based in New York in the IAC
building in a casual, creative and fun environment with free snacks
available all day.
Opportunity: PHP Developer
New York City
  • Implement major new features and feature improvements
  • Identify
    and solve compatibility issues
  • Work closely with the Product
    and Design/UX team to steadily improve user experience and the feature
  • Work closely with the Backend team to profile and optimize
    code for performance
  • 2+ years experience working on a high volume website
  • A
    history of working on modern web applications
  • An unhealthy
    obsession with building efficient, clean, and modular code and data
  • An understanding of the issues surrounding
    large-volume websites and scalability
  • An ability to work
    seamlessly between client-facing and backend code
  • Ingenuity to
    leverage all the tools at your disposal to eke out every last bit of
    performance and build the best user experience possible
  • A
    history of working in a cache-heavy environment and an innate
    understanding of issues surrounding cache
  • A desire to be
    personally responsible for production-level code (and the willingness to
    answer 3am phone calls to fix your mistakes)
  • A preoccupation
    with staying on top of industry trends and technologies

Technical Requirements
  • Expertise in PHP5, MySQL and memcache required
  • Expertise
    with MVC methodologies required
  • Expertise with HTML/CSS
    experience required
  • Expertise with Javascript required, along
    with experience using a JS framework (we use MooTools)
  • Experience
    with ActiveRecord-style ORM required
  • Experience with SPL a
    major plus
  • Experience with Solr/Lucene a major plus
  • Comfortable
    working with in a CLI environment

To apply: Apply Here:

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