Back-end Web Engineer Skyfire
Position: Back-end Web Engineer
Skyfire is looking for a mid-level Back-end Web Engineer to join our growing team. This is a terrific opportunity to participate in the development of our various web services components to deliver innovative solutions to meet the growing demand in mobile applications.
Design and develop various back-end web services using standard tools and libraries
Integrate web services with 3rd party services in a scalable way, both as a publisher and a consumer of those services
Develop web-based UI elements in a mobile context that integrate with back-end web services
Recommend and integrate open source components, libraries, and third party tools
Utilize and evangelize best of breed software development techniques including object oriented development, design patterns, re-usable and modular software development
Demonstrated track record of developing, shipping and supporting web services components for a large scale application
Ability to quickly master new technologies and push the envelope for performance and reliability
Sound coding practices accompanied with strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
In-depth debugging skills; ability to reach out and use team strengths to solve problems
Ability to work in small collaborative teams and have a great passion working in an Agile development process environment
Five years web services development including use of PHP and MySQL within a highly scalable architecture
Familiarity with 3rd party API?s, including FaceBook, Twitter, OAuth, OpenID, etc.
Good understanding of HTML5
Development in Linux (5+ years) system environments
Development of web services supporting a mobile context preferred
BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant discipline and experience
The position will report directly to the Manager, Web Services.
To apply please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skyfire is dedicated to leveraging the power of cloud computing to radically improve the mobile Internet experience for both Operators and Consumers. Skyfire?s global solutions provide game-changing cost savings, better end-user experiences, and compelling incremental revenue opportunities.
Skyfire was recognized as #4 on Light Reading?s 2011 Startups to Watch list; was recognized by Red Herring as a top 100 private company in America; and won 1st place in the first-ever TIA Venture Network Challenge. As both a laboratory and showcase for new capabilities, Skyfire has honed its technology through a variety of consumer apps, which have more than 20 million downloads to date on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
Skyfire is based in Mountain View, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley, and has raised over $41 million in venture capital, backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Panorama Capital and Trinity Ventures.
Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
Skyfire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, medical condition, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.
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