[nycphp-jobs] JOB: VP of Engineering / Technical Lead (PHP, MySQL...) for Leading Business & PR Social Website

HR-20100801 at HR-20100801 at
Fri Aug 20 14:49:59 EDT 2010

Hi. I'm from We're seeking a great developer to be a part of our team.  Please see our job posting below:

VP of Engineering / Technical Lead (PHP, MySQL...) for Leading Business & PR Social Website, an online Business and PR Social Marketplace and one of the largest press release distribution services, is seeking a hands-on VP of Engineering / Technical Lead to join our development team in a leadership role with tremendous growth opportunity.

Interested in creating and building new features/applications and improving existing applications used by millions of people? Want to solve large scale, highly complex technical problems? The position is full-time and will play a critical role in building the next generation system behind, creating web applications that reach millions of people and building high volume servers.

We're seeking an innovative pioneer interested in being at the forefront of driving an already highly successful website with big future plans.


- Developing and executing business and technical requirements for

- Architecting, designing, coding, and testing LAMP web applications

- Testing and enhancing existing product features

- Developing new products and features from the ground up using cutting edge technologies

- Collaborate with others on design, development, testing, documentation and production support tasks

- Writing clean and well documented code

- Improving and monitoring application availability


- Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science

- In-depth knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Linux, Apache (LAMP)

- Advanced knowledge of Javascript, Ajax, jquery, HTML

- Knowledge of source control systems such as Subversion

- Desire to work in an exciting fast-paced, entrepreneurial, startup environment

- Passion for and experience developing great web products end-to-end

- Smart, ability to work through complex problems and get things done quickly with fast release cycles

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills


- Experience with distributed databases

- Experience building social networking / media websites (web 2.0)

- Experience with large, scalable PHP / MySQL websites

- Good knowledge of command-line Linux

- Experience with MySQL replication or cluster, a plus

- Experience configuring, implementing, and maintaining high availability environments, a plus is a young, financially secure, fast growing company.

Excellent long term opportunity with tremendous growth potential.

Please submit resume, cover letter, salary history, and salary requirement.

We offer employees a comprehensive array of generous benefits, including medical, paid time off, 401(k) and more!

Job Location: New York City / Long Island (plus, potential for telecommuting)

Apply Here:
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