Web Engineer viagogo
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Overview of Role
viagogo the international ticket exchange is growing quickly and is looking to hire intelligent, talented, and fun people to help expand our growing North American business out of San Francisco.
The Web Engineer will take on software projects critical to the growth and success of the company. The Engineers role will be to build, improve, and oversee software tools to help with the business, including building new features for a high-transaction eCommerce website, integrating with partners and social media websites, and improving other existing applications. Projects will range from quick-and-dirty tools to full-scale system implementations.
This role offers a unique opportunity for candidates to take on big responsibilities and directly affect our success. You will be one of the first few technology employees in North America, and you'll be responsible for executing on local projects. You'll build on your strengths, develop new skills, and be part of the core team that expands viagogo's growing presence in North America. Throughout it all, you'll work with fun people who are committed to helping fans gain access to tickets to the best live events in the world
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment
Outstanding relationship and communications skills, both written and oral
Reliable if you say youll do something, it gets done and done well
Organized with strong attention to detail
A desire to drive for results
A sense of humour and positive, make-it-work attitude
Located in or around the San Francisco Bay Area, or desire to live in the Bay Area. Note that we cannot assist with relocation.
Work authorization in the US preferred
Work with a team of high-quality engineers to design, create, and maintain software applications.
Provide operational support of tools and websites that handle thousands of transactions per day.
Required Experience / Skills:
Hands-on experience creating Web applications using modern development languages (.NET/Java/Python/Ruby/PHP) and data storage systems.
General knowledge of multi-tier application architectures.
Knowledge of modern web technologies including HTML5, JQuery, CSS, AJAX, and MVC frameworks.
Passion for seeking out and learning new technologies and ways of thinking outside of daily job requirements.
Desire to be part of a ground-up effort and see your solutions impact the world for the better.
Desired Experience / Skills:
C programming skills and web development experience using the .NET Framework 4.0
Experience building applications using ASP.NET, WPF/Silverlight or WinForms and SQL Server.
Experience consuming third-party web APIs such as those used for Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.
Familiarity with architectural practices such as Inversion of Control, Dependency Injection, SOA, and ORM with the Entity Framework or nHibernate.
Some experience with source control systems, e.g., TFS/SVN including branching, merging, and/or continuous integration.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
> 50M RaisedInvestors: Index Ventures All Jobs: at viagogo
|Headquarters:||San Francisco, CA|
|Industry:||Media and Entertainment|
|Company Profile:||viagogo is a new kind of live event ticketing and marketing company that gives music, sports and theatre fans access to the best in live entertainment through a state-of-the-art online ticketing platform. viagogo's ticket marketplace allows fans to buy and sell live event tickets in a secure environment bringing safety and transparency to the ticket resale market, which has traditionally been a murky business prone to fraud.
Through its partnerships with many of the world's leading sports and music properties, including Manchester United, Chelsea FC, the Reading and Leeds Festivals, Roland-Garros, the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group, viagogo gives fans access to hard to get tickets that are often sold-out at the box office and unavailable through other ticketing channels.
viagogo is the market leader in its sector and one of the fastest growing internet companies in Europe and North America, with local language websites in over 20 countries. viagogo is fully funded, having raised over 70MM since launch from high profile investors in the sports, media and entertainment industries, including Andre Agassi and Stephanie Graf.|
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