If you know somebody who fits the job description below, DM me on twitter @jgrahamthomas,shoot me an email (jeremy dot thomas at active dot com) or apply on dice.com. We're looking for two Java/PHP developers for a new Self-Service Ads platform we're building.
The Active Network, Inc. provides technology applications and marketing services to community service organizations worldwide and has earned a reputation as a leading online destination for active lifestyles. The company's application services help organizations reduce the cost and complexity of managing community activities and fundraising events. Its marketing services offer integrated online and field marketing campaigns that help brands develop authentic relationships with active consumers. Its consumer properties offer a comprehensive destination for the active lifestyle.
You are a Web Application Developer with solid experience developing both consumer-facing web products and backend systems. You enjoy technical challenges and can recite the Agile Manifesto by heart. You also understand how to build scalable, dynamic systems and you preach the tenets of Web 2.0 to those who will listen.
You have a passion for developing high-availability systems and have experience putting advertisements in front of people’s faces using ad platforms such as OpenX.
You know how to build scalable systems. You’ve used memcached. You’ve mastered PHP5 but you are equally as good in J2EE frameworks like Stripes, Spring and Restlet. You can write stored procedures for MySQL and understand how to optimize relational databases.
You’ve contributed to one or more open source projects, and you may even have started a couple.
You read books about programming.
You blog about web application development.
You’re a leader, a rock star, and someone who gets the job done.
You will join the active.com development team – a group of seasoned software engineers proficient in J2EE, .NET, JAVA and PHP5 technologies. You will be expected to add value to this team from day 1 with your experience, passion and technical expertise. You will work with that team to develop the active.com OpenX self-service ad platform, delivering value to the active.com properties and customers alike.
Most of all, you are a boundary pusher. You constructively question entrenched viewpoints, and you are a consumer advocate.
Please do not apply unless you have substantial experience in the competency areas below:
• High transaction and high traffic web site solutions.
• Expert web application developer using J2EE and PHP5 technologies.
• Knowledgeable in MySQL
• Skilled at getting ads in front of users via OpenX or similar platform.
• Practical experience employing scalable architectures.
• Solid background with Agile software development methodologies.
• Excellent written and spoken English