Beau Gould \(OSS\) on 6 Aug 2009 09:23:09 -0700

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[PLUG] [JOB] Senior Python Engineer, Philadelphia, PA | 100-120k

Senior Python Engineer, Philadelphia, PA | 100-120k 

This is a full time, on-site, salaried position located in Philadelphia,
PA.  Locals only please.  US Citizens, Green Card holders or EAD only

As part of the core engineering team you will work closely with the
founders in a fast paced, challenging environment to help shape the
technology landscape and culture of the core product.  If you enjoy
working on high volume platforms, architecting solutions to large scale
problems, writing clean code, and want to be involved in building a
company from the ground up then we are interested. Smarts are required,
set your own hours.

* All core engineers receive equity 
* They offer free food (all meals), drinks, medical, dental and vacation


* Join our team to develop the core advertising and optimization
* Code high-volume ad delivery software primarily in Python 
* Work closely with engineering team to scale / architect ad platform 
* Innovate to improve our core technologies 
* Think outside the box / be highly creative 
* Be willing to learn new technologies 
* Help build report interfaces and data feeds 
* Ask smart questions 


* B.S., M.S. or PhD in Computer Science or related field 
* Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems and a willingness to learn

* Experience with source control (SVN, CVS) 
* Extensive knowledge of open source technologies 
* Has built a system that has operated on greater than 20 machines 
* Well versed in HTTP protocol 
* Experience writing software that communicates directly with 3rd party
software (crawlers, automation scripts, API's) 
* Self-motivated and reliable 


* Experience or familiarity with Amazon EC2 and S3 
* Experience with ad serving technologies 
* Experience with large scale distributed computing (MapReduce, Hadoop,
Distributed Computing) 
* Familiar with log processing and data analysis 
* Scalability / Redundancy / High volume environments  
* Previous start-up experience 

When applying, please write up a paragraph or two highlighting your
experience as it pertains to this job and include your resume and salary
requirements to 

Thank you, 

Beau J. Gould 
Open Source Staffing 

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