firestoker.com is looking for an experienced web developer who is ready to develop an enterprise ready web application.
The candidate should be comfortable with a start-up – sometimes unpredictable hours, hard technical problems, uncertainty, change, energetic, and fun.
About Firestoker . . .
The Firestoker Project is a web application project focused on developing a platform to be delivered as a standalone and also as a highly integrated application to small groups as well as enterprise customers.
Firestoker has been designed and deployed as a beta product into several large national and international enterprises and we are now embarking on this project to mature and build the software into a readily deployable and commercializable form.
Summary of Postion. . .
The perfect person is very familiar and efficient with a web
application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Zend Framework or similar and is ambitious enough follow the entire product lifecycle from redesign based on a set of specifications to the deployment and ongoing upgrading and maintenance of the application.
Why you’ll be working with us . . .
You will be working as the Lead for Development and Deployment of The Firestoker Project and you are someone who is ready to make hard decisions regarding the technical development roadmap for the web application. You are ambitious and excited to bring fresh thinking and good sense to an existing project.
You aren’t just a developer, but a creator.
Responsible for . . .
- Near term responsibilities are focused on analyzing our current code base and future requirements and design milestones.
- The current tool, which is deployed with several large corporate
clients, is written in PHP4 (PHP5 Compatible).
- The qualified person will decide on the future viability of this code base and may choose a different deployment language or platform.
- Preference for Ruby on Rails, PHP5 or Smalltalk (Seaside Framework).
- Responsibilities will include playing a role in hiring additional
developers in the near term to assist the Lead in the redevelopment of The Firestoker Project.
Qualifications . . .
Qualifications required of the candidate are divided into two categories, on which each candidate will be assesed:
- Past Work
You are familiar with concepts such as Tagging, JSON, AJAX, and standard web application tools such as relational databases and frameworks as described above.
Compensation . . .
Compensation will be a mix of cash and equity.
Please contact me at jevon at firestoker.com (skype: jevon_charlottetown, AIM: jevonmacdonald, Phone: 647-477-2489, jabber: jevonm at gmail dot com), or get in touch with Tom Purves: [email protected] (skype: tom_purves, jabber: thomas.purves at gmail dot com)