[nycphp-jobs] [JOB] Lead Web Developer, NYC | 80-100k

Beau Gould (OSS) beau at
Sat Apr 25 17:10:39 EDT 2009

Our New York City client is the developer of the worlds first
marketplace for privately held businesses, seeks a lead engineer to join
our team and lead the development of our next generation of our
web-based product offerings. This is an opportunity for a technical lead
who believes in our business model, wants a huge technical leadership
role in a startup, and is inspired by the technical challenges and
commercial opportunities our business model presents. This role requires
one to effectively and frequently engage directly at the business level
in addition to the technical level. The engineer will be instrumental in
MAKING and IMPLEMENTING strategic decisions regarding our technology
infrastructure, programming languages used, etc.

As the first full-time technical professional, you will be asked to lead
up the following initiatives: 

* Set up from scratch our cloud computing infrastructure 
* Select our programming languages, environment, and development tools 
* Lead the develop applications that pertain to or include elements of: 
* B2B web-based marketplaces 
* Gaming-resistant systems 
* Sophisticated Matching and Recommendation Engines for
business-to-business use cases 

Preferred Skills: 

* Competency with agile-based development demonstrated ability to work
in a highly entrepreneurial environment with colleagues with modest
technical backgrounds 
* Ability to set up a cloud-computing infrastructure FROM SCRATCH 
* Direct experience with web services APIs for Amazon Web Services and 
* Server technology 
* Proficient with the web application development stack, especially the
back-end (MySQL) 
* Experience programming in PHP, Python, Ruby or RoR - HTML, CSS, a plus

* Passion for technology and providing valuable, usable products to
customers via the SaaS model 
* Excellent communication skills 

They are creating the first technology-powered marketplace where
privately held businesses can be discovered, evaluated, invested in or
acquired by corporations, private investment firms or business
operators. They currently serve several hundred customers and have
established partnerships with nearly 2000 intermediaries. 

They are the only firm that is aggressively and creatively applying
technology-based innovation to help solve this commercially significant
opportunity. Founded in 2007 by a team of executives with significant
experience in B2B information services, corporate development, and
private equity, they are now building a small team of creative web-based
software development professionals who can think with us at the business
level and execute at the technical level to solve client problems with
technology. They are securely funded by the founders and a small devoted
circle of angel investors whose careers range from venture capital in
Silicon Valley to leadership of major multi-billion dollar financial
technology firms. 

To be considered, please submit your resume and salary requirements to
beau at  

Thank you, 

Beau J. Gould 
Open Source Staffing 
beau at 

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