Our New York City client is the developer of the worlds first marketplace for privately held businesses, seeks a lead engineer to join our team and lead the development of our next generation of our web-based product offerings. This is an opportunity for a technical lead who believes in our business model, wants a huge technical leadership role in a start-up, and is inspired by the technical challenges and commercial opportunities our business model presents. This role requires one to effectively and frequently engage directly at the business level in addition to the technical level. The engineer will be instrumental in MAKING and IMPLEMENTING strategic decisions regarding our technology infrastructure, programming languages used, etc.
As the first full-time technical professional, you will be asked to lead up the following initiatives:
* Set up from scratch our cloud computing infrastructure * Select our programming languages, environment, and development tools * Lead the develop applications that pertain to or include elements of: * B2B web-based marketplaces * Gaming-resistant systems * Sophisticated Matching and Recommendation Engines for business-to- business use cases
* Competency with agile-based development demonstrated ability to work in a highly entrepreneurial environment with colleagues with modest technical backgrounds * Ability to set up a cloud-computing infrastructure FROM SCRATCH * Direct experience with web services APIs for Amazon Web Services and Salesforce.com * Server technology * Proficient with the web application development stack, especially the back-end (MySQL) * Experience programming in PHP, Python, Ruby or RoR - HTML, CSS, a plus * Passion for technology and providing valuable, usable products to customers via the SaaS model * Excellent communication skills
They are creating the first technology-powered marketplace where privately held businesses can be discovered, evaluated, invested in or acquired by corporations, private investment firms or business operators. They currently serve several hundred customers and have established partnerships with nearly 2000 intermediaries.
They are the only firm that is aggressively and creatively applying technology-based innovation to help solve this commercially significant opportunity. Founded in 2007 by a team of executives with significant experience in B2B information services, corporate development, and private equity, they are now building a small team of creative web-based software development professionals who can think with us at the business level and execute at the technical level to solve client problems with technology. They are securely funded by the founders and a small devoted circle of angel investors whose careers range from venture capital in Silicon Valley to leadership of major multi-billion dollar financial technology firms.
To be considered, please submit your resume and salary requirements to beau at open-source-staffing.com
Beau J. Gould Open Source Staffing www.open-source-staffing.com beau at open-source-staffing.com