SPUG: JOB: Senior Developer/Engineer - Shiftboard.com

SPUG Jobs jobs-noreply at seattleperl.org
Tue Jul 28 20:29:43 PDT 2009

Shiftboard is expanding and currently has an additional position open now
for a very qualified and dedicated senior developer/engineer.

This is a long-term, on-site position: full-time, contract to hire.

Sorry, No Remote Work, or Agency Offering for this role.

We would like to offer this role to a senior level, mod_perl developer
with significant real world experience within challenging environments.

The right candidate is comfortable and has worked professionally within
all levels of development/engineering and architecture; from back-end to
front- end, caching, firewalls, load-balancing, database optimization,
segmentation strategies, and other areas. Permanent positions at
Shiftboard provide significant long-term incentives that include equity
and other employee benefits.

Pay rate: Competitive, DOE

About Us

Shiftboard is an advanced, open source friendly Software as a Service company 
in Seattle that provides valuable, online worker and scheduling management
services to a fast growing and diverse base of business, not-profit, municipal 
and healthcare-related organizations around the country. 

Please check out http://www.shiftboard.com for case studies and more about 
what we are doing. 

All positions at Shiftboard begin as temp-to-hire at competitive rates based 
on a candidate's demonstrated, real-world experience, commitment and 

Contact positions typically last from 30 - 90 days.

Working from home or telecommuting is often possible but most work is done 
within our offices - we like white boards and solid, in-person architectural 

Required skills (the basics)

Must have very solid open-source experience including:

 - modperl/Apache2 handlers, performance tuning
 - mysql/postgres database design/performance/replication 
 - caching, scaling, segmentation
 - one or more linux/bsd/unix flavors and SCM (Git or SVN). 
 - solid production/web services, messaging operations, JSON-RPC, REST
 - well-rounded and practiced skill set and comfort level working on multiple
   platforms, virtualization is highly desirable.
 - solid understanding of front end technologies (DOM/DHTML/JS/AJAX, etc.)
 - interest and willingness to utilize a variety of technologies and software
   languages to deliver the most effective, tailored and relevant application
   services and content outside of a traditional web platform (e.g.  mobile
   applications, API's, content feeds and other syndication and collaborative

Desired Skills

 - Experience with setting up automated testing using tools such as Selenium
 - Large Scale Development/Operations Management
 - Extensive, Efficient Client-Side/Javascript Development
 - Computer Science/Masters-Level or Equivalent

Contact information

Interested candidates should send a response with relevant experience, 
interests and/or resume to recruiting {at} shiftboard.com

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