Lead Developer/Engineer

Company Name Wikisway
Location Portland, OR
Date Posted Apr 19, 2012
Category Developer
Listing Type Jobs

Description

Lead Developer looking to work for a start up tackling the largest issues of the Web 2.0 world.

Wikisway is and Angel backed start up that is changing the way that information is generated and accessed. We are on the toes of the shift in communication,from an information media economy, to one that trades in knowledge and understanding.

We are a platform that gives users the power to explore the endless connections the form the fabric of Human interactions and knowledge. Wikisway prides itself in "Making money, by doing good."

Talent, dedication, and passion are non-negotiable. If this position matches your interests and skill set, please inquire with a cover letter including a link to your portfolio and prior work. We will look at all submissions, however because of the volume of applications we cannot promise a response.

Responsibilities
    Develop Interactive Social Media Tools
    Develop UI Network Map (think InMaps)
    Provide Coding Tips to Junior Developers
    Have a hunger for developing better ways to portray information and data
    Give strategic direction to product development

Experience
    Managed a development project from head to toe (or been part of one managed from start to finish)
    Experience in telling stories with Data
    Wicked development skills
    An intuition for UX
    Past experience working remotely is a plus
    Understanding of and experience with Social Network Analysis is a huge plus
    Understanding of and experience with Geolocation and Geospatial Analysis a plus
    Experience working in a start up is a plus

Skills
Should have the ability to implement the following with:
    PHP
    Java Script
    jQuery
    MSSQL
    These are a plus:
    Python
    Java
    Hadoop
    Rails
    Must already have skills to implement technology- However, demonstrated ability to learn new skills and implement new directions as product evolves will be important.

Education
College Education preferred. Experience, talent, and ability taken into account heavily.


Compensation
Salary and Equity compensation COMPETITIVE, and commensurate with ability and experience.

Potential to work remotely.

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