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-bill!

-----Original Message-----
From: Sagar Joshi
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2008 6:36 PM
Subject: [SVLUG-Jobs] Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - Ad
ServerTechnology ( high volume 1Billion + pageviews )

Company: AdBrite
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - Ad Server Technology
Description: Position Title: Senior Software Engineer - Core Ad Server
  Technology
Location: San Francisco

General Description:

Senior level software development position within the core ad server
team.  This is an extremely important position for an experienced
developer to have an impact on the direction of ad server development
at AdBrite. The senior engineer will work closely with the product
team and with the rest of the development team to specify, design, and
develop, world-class software to be used in an extremely high-volume
environment . New and innovative ad products will be developed within
this group.

The applicant will be required to take a software test prior to being
considered for the position.

Reporting to: Software Development Manager

Responsibilities:

* Work closely with the Product Development Team to define and
  prioritizing product enhancements. Comment on feasibility and effort
  analysis as appropriate.

* Work closely with the Product Management team and the Development
  team to develop ad server functionality to spec. Author the software
  in PHP.

* Author technical specifications based on product specs. Review these
  specs with the rest of the group, incorporating best practices. Implement
  good software design.

* Write unit tests for the functionality you develop. Help others to
  develop unit tests. Work closely with QA to help to automate these tests.

* Assist the operations and build teams with software deployments to
  the production systems. Ensure quality software development processes
  are implemented and proper programming and release procedures are
  adhered to.

  Actively research and implement tools and processes to enhance team
  productivity and system quality. Abide by the AdBrite coding
  specification and modify it when necessary.

Required Skills:

* First and foremost this person must be a highly motivated,
  self-starter, be able to be productive with minimal supervision, and
  must value self-learning.

* Highly proficient in programming and in SQL. A proficiency test will be
  administered.

* Proficiency in source control systems, preferably cvs or svn

* Must be highly organized and detail-oriented

* Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, especially
  the ability to author and communicate a software technical spec.

* Ability to work independently and as part of a small (2-3 people) group.

* Must check your ego at the door and be able to work well in a tight
  group of enthusiastic engineers. Must be able to work collaboratively,
  listen, and incorporate new ideas into your designs.

Minimum Qualifications:
* 5+ years experience in software development
* 3+ years in PHP
* 3+ years in **extremely** high transaction volume applications
* 3+ years working with RDBMS, preference given to MySQL experience,
  specifically query optimization
* Experience working with distributed LAMP systems

Preferred Qualifications:
* An understanding of ad targeting technology
* Industry knowledge of the Internet advertising business such as CPM and
  CPC-based advertising
* undergraduate degree in applicable field, preferably Computer Science or
  related field
* C, C++ experience
* Linux systems administration experience

Company Culture:

AdBrite offers a work environment that is colorful, enthusiastic, and
energetic. All AdBriters are here for the same reason - they believe
in the concept of a transparent digital marketplace and are excited to
help create it. AdBrite believes its team members should be treated
well; in addition to the normal benefit package (medical, dental,
vision, 401(k), FSA), AdBrite offers free lunch and a top of the line
discounted health club membership to its team.

----- End forwarded message -----

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-bill!
bill@newbreedsoftware.com
http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/
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