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NYC PHP Message Board › looking to hire a CTO looking to hire a CTO

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Hello Everyone, I am currrently looking for a CTO who will join my team. I am the founder of Take a look at the job description below and cotnact me if you are intersted in discussing this opportunity further.


Ivy Exec, CTO
Title: CTO
Location: New York, NY
Compensation: Salary + Equity

Company: is an online job board that connects top tier professionals with leading companies. was founded in 2006. The database currently has over 15,000 top tier professionals and works with the leading financial services companies as well as many other Fortune 500 companies. The company was founded by a Columbia Business School graduate and winner of the Columbia Business School Entrepreneurial Lang Fund Competition.

Position Description:
We are a dynamic, enthusiastic team of young people and we are looking for the right CTO who will join the company as an integral part of our team. The CTO will bring his passion and PHP expertise to lead the technology strategy. Within 2008, the company is planning to go for its next funding round. Before this occurs, will undergo a full website makeover. The CTO will be leading this project and will work closely with the CEO to create the full company strategy.

You are a passionate entrepreneur and PHP guru looking to join an internet start-up with huge potential for success. You must be an avid Web 2.0 user, builder and strategist. You should be entrepreneurial, driven and hungry for success. You must be hands on and ready to roll up your sleeves. You must have the ability to see the big picture and set up the long term technology strategy as well as the ability to focus on details and make sure that the strategy is properly executed.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of full-time development experience with PHP, and a working knowledge of (X)HTML, CSS and Javascript. An understanding of the Web 2.0 development standards, database architecture and clean, maintainable code will be crucial for success. Strong written and spoken communication skills are a MUST.
The following core skills are sought:
* Object Oriented programming concepts & their application in PHP 5+
* Web 2.0 concepts
* Version Control knowledge (CVS & Subversion)
* Experience in video streaming
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