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#SFMySQL Meetup Message Board › Two (2) Permanent Positions - Senior PHP Back End Engineer + Senior MySQL Da

Two (2) Permanent Positions - Senior PHP Back End Engineer + Senior MySQL Database Engineer / DBA – Norse Corporation (San Mateo, CA)

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My name is Mark Ford, Recruiter representing Norse Corporation ( located in San Mateo, CA.

NorseCorp ( is a provider of Internet security intelligence for all industry verticals. Via their IPViking platform, they provide real-time intelligence about the most dangerous IP addresses operating. Whether their clients are credit card processors intent on reducing eCommerce fraud or Internet retailers determined to prevent malicious attacks on their websites, IPViking's collection and dissemination of actionable intelligence in sub-second timeframes will help defend against the rising cybercrime attacks occurring each day.

The company was founded in 2010 and possesses exceptional leadership consisting of ex-Accenture and ex-First Data Corporation executives. With its founders having more than 30 years of combined internet security and engineering knowledge, Norse Corporation will become the premier internet intelligence vendor anchored by their sophisticated risk and reputation services.

Norse is currently seeking a Senior PHP Back End Engineer for an equity based permanent position paying up to $160K + benefits…and a MySQL Database Engineer/DBA for an equity based permanent position paying up to $160K + benefits.

I’ve enclosed the descriptions for review. If interested, please email me @ Thank you for your consideration.


Mark – 314.852.6338

Senior PHP Back End Engineer – Norse Corporation (San Mateo, CA)


We're solving unique large-scale computing problems that requires tight, secure coding across all layers.


PHP (5+ yrs) with focus on low-level performance, RESTful APIs, security
MySQL (5+ yrs) with focus on tuning/performance/scalability (1M+ rows, 100K+ queries/sec)
C or C++ (5+ yrs) with focus on system-level programming, performance, and security
FreeBSD with focus on kernel-level programming
High-Performance Programming Experience
Secure Programming Experience


6+ years experience as a software developer
B.S. degree in CS or Engineering degree or equivalent work experience
Experience building scalable web services infrastructure for commercial applications
Consistently delivers quality code that scales and generalizes well
Fast-paced, yet attentive to details
Self-motivated, able to work independently, as well as in a team environment
Entrepreneurial, thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment, looking to play a large role

Technical Lead/PM Experience:

2+ yrs as team/technical lead/architect with responsibility for project mgmt duties for team of 3-5 developers
Good task and project time estimation skills
Excellent communication
Create project plan composed of milestones, task breakdowns, owners, due dates
Identify, track, and manage critical path items
Manage project slippage
Detail-oriented in project planning and task follow-up

Senior MySQL Database Engineer / DBA – Norse Corporation (San Mateo, CA)


10 years very advanced MySQL
Handling large databases, complex SQL
Proprietary database synchronization tools
Database Warehouse experience
Data Mining and Data Extraction experience
Advanced UNIX knowledge and experience with FreeBSD
Ability to work independently
Self Learning
MUST HAVE at least 5 years experience handling MySQL database with 100,000,000 rows
Advanced BASH Scripting experience a plus
TCL, PERL or PHP a plus
Strong knowledge of MySQL internals

Key Requirements:

MUST have the capability of performing database coding (application side) and optimization of the applications. Corporate hardware needs and setup and OS needs for clustering are already covered.
The Database Engineer/DBA needs extensive experience in DATA warehouse and high availability aggregated data mining engineering.
We are looking for someone with a strong development background, advanced UNIX and FreeBSD knowledge, and very strong MySQL skills preferably from an administration standpoint.

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