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Careers at the Social Edge

Back End Engineer / Dev Ops Engineer





We are looking for a talented back end engineer / dev ops engineer in New York City, NY


BASELINE SKILL SET

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 FUN STUFF

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.

 

OTHER DETAILS

  • Competitive Compensation. Commensurate with experience.
  • Employee Incentive Stock Option Grant. Own a piece of the company you’re helping to build and share in its success
  • 401k Policy With Company Matching. Because your financial future is made in the present.
  • Great Health Benefits. Happy, healthy people make better employees.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to work@the-social-edge.com.








About The Social Edge

We developed our social media expertise while launching some of the biggest sites and web personalities of today, learning that an “audience-first” approach is crucial to building fan loyalty, longevity and engagement. Soon we realized how our approach and expertise could help all like-minded social media professionals, influencers and audience curators seeking to develop their voice and grow audiences in a sustainable, meaningful way. That’s why we designed Contempo, to help everyone achieve social greatness, all the while delighting and engaging their audience.

About Contempo

Contempo connects premium, socially-optimized publishers with high quality audiences via the intermediation of influential voices, communities and personalities on all major social networks, optimizing and simplifying the experience of curating and managing a successful content strategy on Facebook, Twitter, etc. Via data-driven targeting, real-time analytics and machine-learning, influencers can optimize their social game and engage their audience, while sharing in the revenue they contribute to for our network of premium publishers.