SPUG: JOB: Web Dev III - WhitePages.com

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Tue Jan 29 14:15:12 PST 2008

Web Developer III

Permanent Position
W-2 Status
Physical Location:  1301 Fifth Ave, Suite 1600 map
                    Seattle, WA 98101
No Telecommuting
Company's Product: WhitePages.com provides a simple, fast and reliable
                   way to find personal and business contact information
                   online, and via web-enabled mobile devices. We also
                   power the white pages of several leading websites and

Our Mission: To be the single best source for finding information to contact people.
Contact Information:  jcaggiano at whitepages.com

Job Incentives:  Bonus Plan and Stock Incentives

Contact: Initially through recruiters and then with other company staff

The Web Developer III is responsible for the implementation and
maintenance of the WhitePages Network (WPN) applications. This developer
needs to thrive in a fast paced, competitive, team environment. Creative
implementation and trouble-shooting skills are necessary in order to
analyze and remedy ambiguous but complex problems. Advanced skill in
Perl, XSLT, CSS and JavaScript is required. A Web Developer III needs a
disposition to working in a collaborative development process involving
multiple team members from various departments to deliver quality
content in a timely manner. Must be detail oriented with good
communication skills.

 - Produce high quality, custom coded applications and features.
 - Interpret and provide feedback on various requirements documents
   produced by Product Management and Design teams.
 - Fill a development leadership role in small project teams. 
 - Meeting milestones and project objectives. 
 - Communicate effectively with all parts of the business. 
 - Work closely with external and internal customers to define work
   commitments, estimates and milestones.
 - A willingness to adhere to corporate style guidelines, best practices
   and processes while contributing to further refinement and
 - Write maintainable code that is easy to read and documented. 
 - Provide mentorship and training for junior staff as needed. 
 - Ability to lead and participate in peer code reviews. 
 - Assist with other company tasks as needed. 

Technical knowledge, skills and abilities: 

 - BS or advanced degree in computer science or related field. 
 - 5+ years experience developing DHTML and CSS. 
 - 5+ years developing advanced JavaScript. 
 - 3+ years developing XSLT. 
 - 3+ years of experience with software application development in a
   Linux environment using a modern programming language. Perl
 - Solid understanding of relational databases and SQL. 
 - Experience with graphic design techniques and familiarity with
   Photoshop or GIMP.
 - Experience using CVS or other source code management system. 
 - Demonstrated ability to write and maintain technical documentation.

Joni Caggiano
search. find. connect.
m: 919.815.5977

jcaggiano at whitepages.com

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