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Sr. PHP Developer to Lead Development of a Social Media Start-up

From: user 2.
Sent on: Thursday, November 3, 2011 2:13 PM

Hello All,

I am working with the founder of a social media start-up to identify a PHP developer/programmer who will lead the development team for their site.  This is a permanent hire for a startup that is well funded. I have included the job description below, please email me at [address removed] or call me at[masked] with any questions.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Diana Z.


PSE Co. is sourcing for a Senior Programmer/Software Engineer to develop the technology that drives a ground breaking new form of social media which will transform how citizens interact with their elected officials.  In addition to developing the programs that drive the technology, this is a chance to join a company in the early stages of its growth.  The Sr. SW Engineer in this role will bring this media to market and will be an early member of start-up poised for rapid growth and one that will be a ‘game changer.’




The role: Senior Programmer/Software Engineer

My client is hiring their key programmer to continue development on a social media platform that has been in development for several months.  Serve as the technical guru to bring the company’s vision to market and continue enhancements and development after launch.  Work closely with an outside development team to become very familiar with the platform and coding.  Collaborate with the team on enhancements and plans for upgrades.

In addition to coding, enhance the subsequent stages of development with:

1.       Development of algorithms that improve the user’s experience either through organic development or use of outside resources. 

2.       Develop a data mining expertise that assists the company in product development and business development (either organically or use of outside resources)

3.       Development of data structures and data patterns.



Must be experienced in object-oriented PHP, JavaScript, Back End and Front End development. Experience with SQL, working with large databases, scalable systems.

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical discipline
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience developing/designing large software systems
  • Experience programming in the following languages: PHP version 5
  • Experience with creating and optimizing MySQL[masked]          
  • Experience with Ajax is a plus
  • Experience with managing 1 or more programmers or analysts
  • Firsthand experience with project development with outside resources
  • Strong analytical skills
  • An ability to work independently with little direction
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at once.
  • Back End development experience including reporting and accounting
  • A natural interest in the political process



Diana Zalewski


A Talent Resource

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