Yoopra: Technical Lead / Web Developer

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


Location: San Francisco

URL: www.yoopra.com

Yoopra is building an all-star engineering team as we get ready to take on the world (launch). We stem from Stanford, NYU, and the Holy Land (Israel). We’re looking for engineers passionate about web 2.0 and lean startup methodology. 
Yoopra is the next generation of college daily deal commerce. At the core, we’re a Groupon for college students. Our platform is completely geared towards students, with a unique “fresh” / “hip” UI, and deal sharing incentives that will increase the viral likelihood of each deal. 
At Yoopra, you will join a startup, soon to be VC-funded. You will work with us on constantly innovating our platform to meet the needs of our users. You will be working with people that are self-motivated, have a passion for web development, and work in a user-focused, highly intelligent, entrepreneurial environment. 
We believe that the best products are created by small teams that know no boundaries. 
Experience is not a determining factor, we care more for aptitude. We look for pragmatic team members, who use agile software development techniques to focus their coding efforts on meeting business goals. We look for talented people that will play large roles in project strategy, design, and product implementation. 
This is the opportunity to build a technical team. This is the opportunity to have a big impact on building a successful startup.
Note: Even if you do not meet all these requirements, please do not hesitate to get in touch. If you think you can add value to our team, we’d like to meet you.
  • PHP experience
  • Object oriented programming experience
  • JavaScript, AJAX, AJAX Frameworks, and DOM technologies
  • HTML and CSS
  • MS SQL Server, My SQL, or related RDBMS
  • Web app engineering experience
  • BS or MS degree in CS, or related field
  • Entrepreneur
  • Experience developing in C++ / Java
  • Experience working with startup(s)
  • Highly creative
Big Bonus:
  • Loads of experience working with API
  • Developed on Iphone/Facebook platforms
Company Breakdown:
Name – Yoopra
Tagline – “Your Deals. Your Campus”
Twitter Description (140 characters or less):
Yoopra features one deal, every day, with discounts up to 50% off at your favorite off-campus restaurants, bars, clothing stores, and more.
Company Description
Yoopra is the premiere advertising platform for local merchants targeting college consumers. 
Employees: 3
Interested in applying? Email us at jobs@yoopra.com.
Send any questions to contact@yoopra.com 

To apply: Send resume to jobs@yoopra.com

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