[Baypiggies] Python Tools Developer - Slide.com

David Pokorny pokorny at slide.com
Wed Dec 23 05:34:15 CET 2009

Hi Badri,

This position is open to international applicants, but the job is in San 
Francisco. The name of our company is "Slide.com" as in "slideshow". We have 
slideshow apps on the social networks, but we are currently concentrating on 
interactive virtual worlds.


On 12/22/09 7:51 PM, BADRI NARAYANAN wrote:
> Hi David,
>   Can people from other countries (I am from INDIA) apply for this Tool
> Developer job or scale.com <http://scale.com> is looking for some local
> talent within US? Clarification on this would be much appreciated since
> I am interested to apply for this offer.
> --
> Best Regards,
> If at first you don't succeed, call it VERSION 1.0!
> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 8:25 AM, David Pokorny <pokorny at slide.com
> <mailto:pokorny at slide.com>> wrote:
>     Hello Pythonistas,
>     The Slide tools team is looking for a developer with 0-3 years
>     experience. Slide is a great place to work (flexible hours,
>     enlightened management) and this position would be great for a
>     smart, hard-working developer who enjoys building web apps to serve
>     internal needs.
>     If you are interested, please apply at
>     http://www.jobscore.com/jobs/slide/toolsdeveloper/aLfbTA6POr3QH9eJe4aGWH
>     and send me (pokorny-at-slide.com <http://pokorny-at-slide.com>) a
>     cover letter and resume.
>     I am a developer on the tools team and would be happy to answer any
>     questions you have about Slide.com or the position.
>     Thanks,
>     --David Pokorny
>     *** Check out some of our Facebook apps! ***
>     http://apps.facebook.com/slidepets/
>     http://apps.facebook.com/rockriot/
>     http://apps.facebook.com/superpocus/
>     http://apps.facebook.com/topfish/
>     http://apps.facebook.com/sppranch/
>     =============================================================================
>     Tools Developer at Slide in San Francisco, CA
>     Slide is the world's leading community-driven entertainment company.
>     We offer millions of people worldwide the ability to communicate,
>     engage and have fun with one another within the context of
>     relationships they build on social networking sites such as Facebook
>     and MySpace. Our users can create their own masterpieces with
>     virtual jelly beans, care for their online Pets, or send virtual
>     gifts to friends.
>     Our portfolio of products include fun applications and virtual
>     communities such as Slideshow, SuperPoke!, SuperPoke! Pets, Top
>     Friends, FunSpace, Rock Riot, SuperPocus: Academy of Magic and Top Fish.
>     Slide was founded in 2005 by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and is
>     backed by Mayfield Fund, Blue Run Ventures, Khosla Ventures and
>     Founders Fund.
>     Reponsibilities:
>       We are looking to add a dynamic, self-motivated software engineer
>     to help us build web-based internal tools to analyze and track our
>     site traffic and user behaviors. Aside from solid OOD and
>     programming skills, this position requires superior written and
>     verbal communications skills, problem solving skills, and ability to
>     take ownership and work with minimum guidelines in a fast pace
>     environment. This position offers excellent opportunity for growth
>     within a later-stage, successful start-up, and you will be working
>     with some of the Bay Area's smartest software engineers!
>     Requirements:
>     - BS in Computer Science or relevant work experience
>     - 0-3 years of industry experience, will consider fresh graduates
>     with strong internships, co-op or open source contributions
>     - Strong object oriented skills to design and implement complex
>     object-oriented abstractions
>     - Demonstrated skills in front-end web development, expertise in
>     JavaScript/HTML/CSS, including familiarity with JavaScript
>     frameworks (jQuery, MochiKit, YUI, Dojo, etc.), experience
>     contributing to UI design a plus
>     - Experience with Python, Ruby, C++, or other object-oriented
>     language to develop backend-business logic layer
>     - Experience writing fast SQL queries to handle large volume of data
>     a plus
>     - Strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail,
>     desire to learn, excel, and contribute
>     Bonus:
>     - HTML, Javascript
>     - SQL
>     - Likes to build UI
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