[Baypiggies] Python Developer for Slide.com

Mary Lee Stephens ml at slide.com
Thu Feb 28 23:15:48 CET 2008


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Senior Engineer Server-side 

Slide is building a large scalable service for delivering dynamic content over the web. We are looking for an experienced server engineer to join our small but rapidly growing team who will thrive in a startup environment while creating software used by millions of people every day. 

Slide is the largest personal media network in the world, reaching more than 117 million people each month, or nearly 14 percent of the global Internet audience. The service helps people express themselves and tell emotionally engaging stories through personalized photos and videos created on Slide.com and viewed anywhere on the web or on their desktop. Slide widgets -- including Slide Shows, Guestbooks, SkinFlix and FunPix -- are viewed by tens of millions of people every day on popular sites like MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, Xanga, Tagged and Blogger. Slide launched in 2005 and was founded by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin 


• You should have experience developing server software in Python or some other interpreted dynamically typed language. 
• You have a detailed understanding of using Unix to implement a large server application: networking, memory, storage and concurrency. 
• You possess knowledge of web service technologies and protocols (Linux, MySQL, Apache, REST, XML, Ajax, etc...) 
• You believe that an appreciation for elegant algorithms and data structures is compatible with pragmatism and getting cool things done. 
• You feel comfortable with asynchronous network programming, server frameworks, distributed systems, fault tolerance, and scalability. 
• You have a B.S. in Computer Science or related field. 

To apply include, in plain text or HTML, your resume and solution to the following: 
In your favorite programming language, write a program to read a muliple line text file and write the N longest lines to a new file. Where N and the file to be read are specified on the command line. 

Mary Lee Stephens
Technical Recruiter
Slide, Inc.
ml at slide.com

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