craigslist is hiring!

From: Sharon S.
Sent on: Friday, May 17, 2013 7:53 AM

 


craigslist is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions in San Francisco:
  1. Javascript Developers
  2. Web Developers
  3. Perl Wizards
  4. Systems Administrators

the craigslist experience includes:
  • an unusually philanthropic company mission and philosophy;
  • an opportunity to work on one of the most used websites in the world;
  • the prospect of imagining, designing, coding, and releasing a better CL;
  • non-garden-variety tech challenges à la billions-of-page-views-per-day;
  • a workplace free of VCs, MBAs, sales, marketing, biz dev, endless meetings;
  • a continuous deployment environment -- we ship code 2-20x a day;
  • tens of millions of people experiencing the bugs features you develop;
  • a chance to work with open source technologies at ridiculous scale;
  • free love from CL users for making site  improvements; 
  • laid-back, down-to-earth, non-corporate vibe;
  • a small team of fun, smart, interesting, idealistic people; 
  • a San Francisco office location well served by transit;
  • millions in company charitable giving each year to worthy causes;
  • a small company culture with better benefits than most large companies;
  • market rates for you -- free classifieds for humanity.
in addition to competitive cash compensation, craigslist provides the following benefits:
  • craigslist pays 100% of employee's (and any eligible dependent's) health and dental insurance;
  • craigslist pays 100% of employee's covered out-of-pocket healthcare expenses ($3K, $5K or $7K annually, depending on # of eligible dependents);
  • 401(k) matching program (up to 6% of employee's salary), with immediate vesting;
  • 3-to-1 match on employee's charitable donations (up to 10% of an employee's salary);
  • 4 weeks of paid time off annually;
  • 8-10 paid holidays;
  • monthly transportation stipend;
  • monthly wellness stipend;
  • monthly technology stipend for mobile phone and at-home DSL (tech staff only);
  • breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and healthy snacks daily;
  • in-office bicycle parking;
  • coffeebot 9000!
"For those about to rock, we salute you"

Javascript Developers
craigslist seeks Javascript Developers to:
  • improve the craigslist user experience -- faster, friendlier and easier;
  • develop new features;
  • optimize internal team tools for efficiency and effectiveness;
  • integrate new technologies wherever appropriate; and
  • solve interesting tech issues at billion-page-view-per-day scale.
In addition to expert-level javascript skills, experience with some of the following will also be helpful:
  • HTML, CSS, jquery, ajax;
  • perl, python & other scripting languages;
  • Apache, mod_perl;
  • C, C++, node.js;
  • cross-browser development and troubleshooting;
  • current UI libraries and frameworks;
  • large scale, big traffic, high performance websites;
  • website security, cross-site scripting & other vulnerabilities;
  • API design and maintenance;
  • mobile app design, supporting mobile platforms;
  • integrated mapping technologies; and,
  • expert troubleshooting skills.
For consideration, please send a cover email highlighting your experience and interests and paste your plain text resume into the body of the email.  No attachments, please.  Submit to [address removed] with JAVASCRIPT DEVELOPER in the subject line.  

Web Developers
craigslist is seeking experienced web developers to:
  • help scale and enhance craigslist;
  • imagine, design, code, and release next generation features;
  • integrate new technologies wherever appropriate;
  • use and contribute to open source projects; and,
  • solve interesting tech issues at billion-page-view-per-day scale.
Successful candidates will have experience in at least a few of these areas:
  • high performance web architectures for handling massive traffic;
  • perl, mod_perl, and python web development;
  • C, C++;
  • MySQL / SQL, database design, performance tuning;
  • UNIX / Linux;
  • accounts receivable & billing systems;
  • QA / testing;
  • user interface design,
  • HTML, CSS;
  • javascript, AJAX, jquery, XML;
  • internationalization, encoding systems, Unicode;
  • event driven programming;
  • queuing / job scheduling systems;
  • anti-fraud / spam / scam systems;
  • security, web site vulnerabilities, phishing attacks;
  • large scale storage systems;
  • automated testing;
  • redis; and,
  • mongoDB.
For consideration, please send a cover email highlighting your experience and interests and paste your plain text resume into the body of the email.  No attachments, please.  Submit to the email address above with EXPERIENCED WEB DEVELOPER in the subject line.
Perl Wizards
craigslist is seeking experienced perl developers to:
  • help scale and enhance craigslist;
  • imagine, design, code, and release next generation features;
  • integrate new technologies wherever appropriate;
  • use and contribute to open source projects; and,
  • solve interesting tech issues at billion-page-view-per-day scale.
In addition to expert level perl skills, successful candidates will have experience in at least a few of these areas:
  • high performance web architectures for handling massive traffic;
  • perl, mod_perl, and python web development;
  • C, C++;
  • MySQL / SQL, database design, performance tuning;
  • UNIX / Linux;
  • accounts receivable & billing systems;
  • QA / testing;
  • user interface design,
  • HTML, CSS;
  • javascript, AJAX, jquery, XML;
  • internationalization, encoding systems, Unicode;
  • event driven programming;
  • queuing / job scheduling systems;
  • anti-fraud / spam / scam systems;
  • security, web site vulnerabilities, phishing attacks;
  • large scale storage systems;
  • automated testing;
  • redis; and,
  • mongoDB.
For consideration, please send a cover email highlighting your experience and interests and paste your plain text resume into the body of the email.  No attachments, please.  Submit to the email address above with PERL DEVELOPER in the subject line.


Systems Administrators
 craigslist is seeking Systems Administrators to:
  • assist in maintaining a stable platform that will continue to scale as traffic increases and services are expanded;
  • support a collection of 1,000 machines serving all functions of the site;
  • assist in designing and extending a configuration, deployment, and monitoring framework;
  • use and contribute to open source projects;
  • manage and maintain multiple MySQL clusters;
  • solve interesting tech issues at billion-page-view-per-day scale; and
  • assist in crafting a development environment and framework for effective code testing and deployment.
Successful candidates will have solid troubleshooting skills and experience in as many of the following areas as possible:
  • very high performance / traffic web architectures;
  • configuration management / large scale deployment methods;
  • systems planning, documentation and communication; 
  • Linux / *bsd / UNIX system administration;
  • perl / shell scripting;
  • programming expertise highly desired;
  • MySQL / SQL database design and performance tuning;
  • apache / mod_perl / cgi web-programming;
  • creating custom monitoring and metric collection;
  • open source and commercial firewalls;
  • mongoDB / postfix / postgres / redis / snmp;
  • developer support, QA, and testing;
  • computer security issues;
  • TCP / IP; and,
  • x86 and x86-64 hardware.
For consideration, please send a cover email highlighting your experience and interests and paste your plain text resume into the body of the email. No attachments, please. Submit to [address removed] with SYSADMIN in the subject line.  







 
 

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