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Careers at the Social Edge

Back End Engineer / Dev Ops Engineer

The Social Edge is seeking a talented back end engineer / dev ops engineer.


The candidate should be comfortable with

  • CLI
  • Unix/Linux file structures
  • Versioning with git
  • Wireframing
  • Modern development tactics (sprints / scrum / agile dev)

The candidate should also

  • Be familiar with modern MVC frameworks (RoR / Codeigniter) and content management systems
  • Be familiar with social media and online publishing tactics



The candidate should

  • Have 5 years experience deploying applications to bare metal and vps systems.
  • Be very familiar with the current security environment and be ready to discuss your references and tactics for server based security and local development security as well.
  • Be fluent in at least one of the common backend languages (ideally php, but ruby, python etc. are fine). Bonus if you are into node.js and newer server / client models.
  • Be very familiar with AWS and the associated concepts IE loadbalancing, CDNs, self healing networks, elastic scaling, SNS/SQS and so on. Bonus if you have played with running headless webkit instances for screen capture tasks / phantom.js shenanigans.
  • You basically understand how the internet works inside and out.



  • Competitive Compensation. Commensurate with experience.
  • Flexible Vacation and Sick Time policy. Work smarter, not harder. Spend your time freely, just get your work done. We know you need to see grandma every so often; we love ours, too.
  • Great Health Benefits. Happy, healthy people make better employees.
  • 401k Policy With Company Matching. Because your financial future is made in the present.
  • Company Bonus Program. Your total annual compensation is directly tied to our company’s well being. We are all in the same boat and we want you to help us raise the tide.
  • Company Outings and Trips. We like to have fun together. The all-expenses-paid type of fun.
  • Your Very Own MacBook Air or iMac. Your choice. Plus a large display if “vagabond” is your style.
  • Suggest Your Own. We are adding benefits all the time. Help us build a great business, and reap the rewards alongside us.



Please send your cover letter and resume to

About the Social Edge

We believe consistently delivering great content while building healthy audiences is key to creating long-lasting publishing and personal brands. We’ve used our social media expertise to launch some of the biggest sites and web personalities.
Our platform aggregates quality digital content from our publishers into one simple feed for our Influencers to share with their followers. They drive organic traffic to publishers, who in return pay Influencers for each follower’s click and share.
The Social Edge is an easy-to-manage approach to social media, rooted in data-rich metrics which we deliver to you in a beautiful, user-friendly package.