FT Lead Web Application Engineer - SF Bay Area

Looking for skilled web developer to help build the backbone of an early
stage company. Ideal person is flexible, energetic and committed. True
start-up situation, with huge upside and a team of experienced
executives who have already been through the start-up process
successfully a few times. Have cash financing and commitments for more
when the time is right to scale up as well as major players as early
adopters/customers already lined up.

Looking for someone with a first rate technology background and a
demonstrated expertise in hands-on coding. Must have a record of
vision, energy and enthusiasm.

Not looking for someone who needs to be led by the hand, but rather
someone eager to take the reins.


• Specify the product from the business spec.
• Research critical elements.
• Provide creative solutions to technical and business problems.
• Build application to meet aggressive, self-directed milestone
• Work collaboratively and iteratively with teammates.
• Recruit teammates with complementary skills.
• Develop and articulate vision for future product releases.


• BA/ Bsc or Masters in Computer Science/ Engineering.
• 5 years experience building (hands-on) server-based Web applications.
• Deep knowledge of Internet and browser-based technologies.
• OO Design, Java, C/ C++, HTML, TCP/ IP, SSL & JavaScript.
• Basic Web graphic design skills. Ability to guide UI creation.
• Build systems (ANT/ Make), scripting, Servlets,Struts/Webwork,XML,
• Web 2.0 skills.
• Ability to leverage “speed building tools” such as Ruby on Rails.
• Knowledge of UNIX/ Linux operating environment.
• Deep MySQL skills - database querying, optimization & design.
• Skills with scripting in PHP, JavaScript, Perl or Python.
• Setting up and managing credit card payment systems.
• Excellent team and collaborative skills.
• Proven ability to work under deadline and in high-pressure
• First rate communication skills.
• Positive attitude and sense of humor is critical.
• Self-directed and with a track record for creative solutions.
• Evidence of relentless drive to achieve results.

Desirable Experience :

• Ecommerce template site development (not template use).
• Payment gateway development and integration.
• Affiliate marketing or management software and site development

If this sounds like you shoot an email or resume to Kevin and Mark at
[email protected]