[Baypiggies] Full-time position - Sr. Software Engineer

Todd Agulnick todd at agulnick.com
Wed Aug 2 23:00:30 CEST 2006

Foxmarks, LLC is developing a novel, user-driven approach to finding the 
information that matters on the Web. Founded by industry pioneer Mitch 
Kapor (Lotus, EFF, Mozilla, Open Source Applications Foundation, Second 
Life), it combines approaches from search engines, social bookmarking 
services, and Wikipedia-style content collaboration.

This is a chance to work on a project which is going to make a 
difference in the world. We have a stimulating work environment with 
smart, hard-working people and a commitment to treating people well. Our 
SOMA offices are sunny, casual and dog-friendly, and are easy to get to 
from BART, Caltrain and MUNI.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to architect and implement (in 
Python) the back-end of Foxmarks' next-generation system. This system is 
composed of a variety of components, including a three-tiered web 
application as well as downloadable browser components.


* 7+ years software development experience;
* 2+ years development experience with Python;
* Experience developing high-volume web apps;
* Experience building highly scalable consumer-facing applications;
* Experience in architecting information systems;
* Experience developing API's for internal and external clients;
* Knowledge of LAMP or comparable web-app architectures;
* Experience designing algorithms for information retrieval/data mining;
* Collaborative working style;
* Familiarity with Open Source software systems;
* Knowledge of Django, Javascript a plus;
* Experience in Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Information 
Architecture, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Clustering, 
Personalization, etc., is a plus;
* Experience developing RESTian API's a plus;
* Knowledge of XHTML, CSS a plus.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to jobs at foxmarks.com.

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