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Our office is too big -- we need some badass hackers to fill it up.
on June 16, 2011 | hide
Seriously. We just moved into a 3500 square foot warehouse in Mountain View and we need you.

//About us//

# yc w2011

# just closed $2.5MN in funding from first-tier VCs and top angels

# approached 9 VCs, got 9 ridiculously attractive term sheets

# focus on small/medium business loyalty

# challenging technology problems including data synchronization, remote software deployments and scaling

//Who we need//

# individuals who are incredibly driven and self-motivated

# crappy code pisses you off

# broken code makes you want to fix it

# slight perfectionist (and maybe even a tad OCD)

# want to build something millions of people want and use

//Potential roles//

(Software developer)

...requirements...

# TONS of experience developing software for Windows and Linux or OS X

# ability to write software using wxPython or C#/.NET

...nice to haves...

# can work with/around complex network topologies

# experience developing software for remote software deployment

...we want you..

# developing for legacy versions of Windows and/or Linux is easy for you

# experience with delta encoding/data differencing on large data sets

(Web front-end developer AND designer)

...requirements...

# can write standards compliant HTML/CSS

# has beautiful CSS classing principles and methodology

# good eye for design, and can create it too using Photoshop/Illustrator

# can turn mockups into pages

...nice to haves...

# jQuery ain’t a problem

# some experience integrating with Django

(Back-end developer)

...requirements...

# django/python are second nature to you

# have read every page of the django docs, twice

# you think django has some big weaknesses, but willing to write code that can mediate/improve them

# Postgresql doesn't scare you

# can pump out HTML/CSS/JS when it comes down to it

...nice to haves...

# memcached or <insert some other k-v store> implementation on a large scale

# sysadmin skillz

# nginx/apache tuning experience

...we want you...

# have experience scaling some really big stuff

# extensive knowledge of query optimization, indexing, and replication

//What you get//

# competitive salary, equity, blah blah blah

# to be an extremely early employee on an extremely small core dev team

# make core product decisions every day

# deploy code

# work on something that is physically live at a ton of smb's

# a fun crew of great guys. we're the outdoors-ey type!

# obligatory mention of beer

email hckrjobs@gmail.com with a brief introduction of yourself and your background, a couple sentences about why you're fit for the role(s), and maybe a resume if you're not feeling too confident




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