Re: [php-353] PHP Developer Post - QUEWEY

From: user 2.
Sent on: Friday, August 26, 2011 4:37 PM
Hi Ross,

What type of application is Qwewey?  I may be able to send a few resumes your way from my last round of interviews for PHP coders for my firm.


On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Ross Porter <[address removed]> wrote:
I am looking for a rockstar PHP developer to team up with a small, well funded, Philadelphia-based startup, Quewey.  We have a fun, strong team, with a year+ of funding, looking for a developer to take over with development of our site.  Please contact me with questions or interest   rossport [at] gmail [dot] com


Senior Developer ?

Company Overview

Quewey is a Philadelphia-based internet startup in the social networking space.  Founded by a seasoned venture capitalist and experienced entrepreneurial team, Quewey focuses on connecting business professionals in a self-policing, organized and high quality data market. 
Currently, the website is in its final stages of development, with a beta launch scheduled in late August. The team includes current and former Wharton students and Penn Law students.

Role Description

We are looking for a lead developer to help drive the development of our long-term platform.  The well-rounded developer should have a passion for solving complex and interesting problems, while having the flexibility and ability to quickly learn and pick up new technologies when necessary.  Challenges include security, data intelligence, scalability, social media tools, payment processing, and mobile apps.  

? Design, build and test scalable processes and systems, and integration with 3rd party services
? Code and design databases, and create infrastructure
? Help formulate and improve existing infrastructure
? Work with stakeholders to ensure scope is understood, design is sound and deadlines are met
? Help recruit, mentor, and manage a team of junior developers

? 2+ years experience in PHP 
? Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures and software design
? Expert testing and troubleshooting skills; ability to deep-dive into the software, OS or network when needed and come back up to explain at a higher level
? Experience parsing data to optimize bandwidth intensive data streams to the web
? Strong academic record and a graduate in a science or technology subject - Post-graduate work is a plus
? Passionate advocate of concise and simple code, designs and applications
? Ability to set a vision and lead a team
? Able to prioritize and work within tight time scales to meet deadlines
? Person who thrives in a fast paced, high energy and relatively unstructured environment
? Start up experience is a plus
? Ability to be flexible and take responsibility for the product as a whole is a must.
? Local candidates preferred

Optionally and advantageously if you have experience with
? Front end technologies such as Javascript, HTML and CSS
? C Sharp, iOS, mobile, ad server
? API development
? Experience working with foreign engineers

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