New Technology Network (DC / VA / MD) Message Board › CTO or Project Manager for an early start-up
Mc Lean, VA
We are looking for a local PM to help us to launch a unique crowdsourcing company. We finished most of the development work and we customized and utilized open source sources in PHP. Currently, we are integrating of all applications to provide SaaS (Software as a Service); all tied together with single-sign-on (SSO) authentication.
As for specific technical skills: PHP, MySQL are crucial. Must know why and when to use Ruby Rails, Kohana, Symfony, and CodeIgnite, and Django. Must have agile development experience. Strong database, scaling experience, and familiarity with Amazon Web Services a huge plus. Demonstrated ability to apply Web development best practices with respect to scalability, security, usability, load-time, and basic search engine optimization is also important. The PM will make substantive contributions to the development process beyond simply managing it. He or she will also be deeply involved in product strategy, feature prioritization and business strategy.
The PM will make substantive contributions to the development process beyond simply managing it. He or she will also be deeply involved in product strategy, feature prioritization and business strategy.
PM must have technical expertise to make strategic decisions about architecture, approach and technologies. He or she must have broad-based application development experience and the judgment to balance decisions against user experience, cost, and implementation challenges.
Start-up experience and serial entrepreneurship are highly desired.
Computer science degree is preferred.
Only local candidates from Metropolitan Washington DC area will be given consideration. If you are interested, please send your resume.