[JOB OPENING] Jetsetter Senior Software Engineer

From: Rockman
Sent on: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 4:57 PM

Hi All,


I’m an internal recruiter for Gilt Groupe and Jetsetter and we’re currently looking for Senior Software Engineers. Please take a look at the description and ping me if you have any questions. Thanks!


Company Background:

Jetsetter, a member of Gilt Groupe, provides invitation-only access to high-end travel experiences at deeply discounted prices. Like Gilt, our sales are open to members for just 36 hours and include some of the best names in luxury and boutique travel.

Our management team includes seasoned entrepreneurs who have built world-class business at companies such as DoubleClick, Kayak, American Express, Viacom, and Right Media.

Jetsetter enjoys the backing of Gilt Groupe, which pioneered this successful format in luxury fashion. In just 2 years, Gilt has acquired over 2M members and is growing rapidly.

We pay well, we balance work and play, and we have fun together as we build a unique community of travelers.


Engineering at Jetsetter:


Get in on the ground floor of an exciting startup, where we seek innovative solutions to building and scaling a new product. We are looking for team members that are interested in collaborating on issues as varied as data modeling/warehousing to feature innovations to application architecture. We work together to solve tough problems in order to deliver an enterprise-level e-commerce system and exceptional user experience. We encourage original thinking and foster self-directed focus on quality and building for future growth.



5+ years of object-oriented coding experience using either PHP or J2EE. Working understanding of Zend Framework preferred.

3+ years working with relational database systems; MYSQL preferred.

Deep understanding of and experience with software design patterns, UML and common software architectures.

Experience working with Unix like operating systems.

Experience with server configuration and tuning preferable.

Experience developing content management systems, back-end tools, and reporting.

Must be able to work collaboratively with developers as well as editorial/creative staff.

Demonstrable understanding and analysis of how users interact with consumer-facing products.




Conceptualize, design and implement core features of Jetsetter.com alone or with a small team.

Ensure that the site continues to run smoothly and remains bug-free.

Be on the cutting edge of new technologies and the ways they will help Jetsetter grow.

Interface with other teams within Jetsetter and Gilt on a daily basis, including creative and engineering teams.

Assist in development of tools to aid in business analysis, including reporting and data warehousing.

Develop Jetsetter’s administrative controls and content management system.


This position reports to our VP of Engineering in our New York offices.


Rockman Ha


Gilt Groupe

New York, NY  10011

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