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Job Posting:
CNet Networks Seeks Senior Software Developers (San Francisco, CA)
Aug 27, 2008 @ 12:07:01

Via Terry Chay's blog:

Company CNet Networks
Location San Francisco, CA
Title Senior Software Engineer

The CNET Networks Games, Entertainment and Lifestyles division--including GameSpot.com, TV.com, MP3.com and Chow.com--is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to play a key role within our development team. Responsibilities will extend to any of the applications associated with division's initiatives. Real world experience and expertise with Linux, PHP, and MySQL are an absolute must, but a deep understanding of all web technologies from a technical and product perspective is also very important.

The applicant must have a passion for providing a great user experience rather than just looking for technical challenges. You will be working with a group of people that are all Gamers, Musicians, Couch Potatoes and/or Film Buffs that are very passionate about the information our sites provide and understand what the user wants to see. We are very focused on getting the user what he wants as fast as possible. A passion for Games, Music, TV, Movies and all things in the entertainment world is a must!

Must Have:

  • Expert PHP skills, bonus for RoR
  • 5-7 years of real world experience engineering web solutions for LAMP stacks
  • Strong relational DB knowledge (table optimization, query optimization)
  • Ability to prioritize and lead multiple simultaneous projects effectively
  • Excellent understanding of OO software engineering concepts
  • Ability to architect solid, scalable, extensible solutions for SE needs
  • Excited by working on high-level design and architecture
  • Comfortable mentoring junior engineers
  • Experience with formal release processes
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and communication skills

Additional Information:

Percent Travel: No Travel
Professional/College: Professional
Brands MP3.com, CHOW, GameSpot, TV.com
Expertise: Information Technology - Software Engineer, Information Technology - ALL
Job Type: Full Time
Location: CA-San Francisco
Preferred Language: English

For more information see this job description on the CNet site.

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