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Lead Software Engineers For Mobile Start Up

Position: Lead Software Engineers (34)
Location: London
Company: The company is creating a profoundly innovative sports & social networking service for mobile users.

It’s founder recently sold his previous mobile consumer business to Facebook. As a result, this new start-up business has an established global content and distribution network at it’s disposal and is expecting to surpass the 50+ million user base of the previous business within 3 years. They are reaching out to the most talented, creative and fun individuals in order to establish the foundation for this growth. The company will be headquartered in London, but will also operate in Singapore and the US.

Now in the process of building a launch team, and more interested in breadth and adaptability than specialist skills, your background should cover:
- Consumer facing applications and services
- Mobile and Web application experience client side and/or or server side
- Experience or interest in social and messaging based services

User focused and humble, you will at the same time be fun, fast thinking decisive, respectful and honest. With a flexible approach to your role and responsibilities you will be a ‘self starter’ with proven experience of working in an area or role that required a steep learning curve and a strong and supportive team player.

Initially looking to recruit two engineers: one focused client side and the other server side, in the early stages of development you will be responsible for architecture, implementation and delivery of key system components. This will include instigating basic code management, release and test processes. As the team grows you will be expected to manage small teams and be responsible for coaching less experienced developers in best practice. Respectively you will have:
- Client side experience:
- Native Cross platform development for mobile devices
- Handling fragmentation issue between platforms
- Development of responsive and elegant user interfaces
- Experience of web based UI development HTML5, CSS & Javascript

or, Server side experience:
- Real time interactive messaging based services
- Database management and design
- Architecture of web applications and services at scale
- Familiarity with different service hosting options
- Experience of web based UI development
- Experience of server side mashups

Competitive Salary Plus Founder Stock

To Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your name and email contact. All information will be held strictly confidential.

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09.10.2011    Tags:
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