[Baypiggies] [JOB] Cloud Computing Startup – Python Developer (Part-time Contract, Sunnyvale)

Jeff Fischer jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 05:04:40 CET 2010

genForma is a stealth-mode startup pioneering a new way to run open
source applications in the cloud. We have seed funding from the
National Science Foundation are looking for a part-time developer with
a passion for open source and learning new technologies. This position
involves developing Python scripts for automating system management
tasks in a cloud environment. There may also be some work on
modifying/improving open source applications written in Python, Java,
PHP, etc. Experience with HTML/CSS/JavaScript is also helpful.

The contract is for 2.5 months at 20 - 25 hours per week, with the
possibility of extending it past the initial time-frame. If you like a
dynamic environment, lots of autonomy, working on open source and
cloud computing, then this is the job for you!

 - Must have a B.S. degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering
 - Must have the legal right to work in the U.S.
 - Must be located in the San Francisco bay area and available for
weekly in-person meetings in Sunnyvale.
 - Principals only. No recruiters or outsoucing firms.

Desired skills
 - Python scripting experience, particularly for system management tasks
 - Basic knowledge of Linux system administration
 - Excellent verbal and written communications skills
 - HTML/CSS/JavaScript experience a plus
 - Experience with cloud computing technologies (e.g. Libcloud,
Virtual Private Servers, Google App engine, Amazon Web Services)
 - Experience with popular open source applications (e.g. Blogs,
Project management, Wikis)
 - Knowledge of Java, PHP, Perl, and/or OCaml a plus

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to
jobs at genforma.com.

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