[jobs] Infrastructure Developer / Software Engineering | About.com

Mark Saad mark.saad at ymail.com
Tue Jul 23 11:44:09 EDT 2013

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Infrastructure Developer
* Software Engineering | New York, NY, United States*

About.com, an IAC company (NASDAQ: IACI), is by far the largest network of
hand-crafted expert content on the internet, providing outstanding intent
driven actionable information.  A top-10 US Website as measured by
ComScore, we feature 11 content channels, including Health, Money, Food and

Our content is created by nearly 1,000 topic-specific experts, and we
feature over three million articles.  We are the premiere expert-driven
resource on the internet.

Why work at About?

   - We have 87 million monthly unique users.  That means that almost 180
   million eyes are viewing what YOU create!
   - Our teams are small and collaboration is highly encouraged.  You will
   directly evolve how and what your team creates.
   - Instead of reading about why you should join us, check out our latest
   Working at About.com video!  http://vimeo.com/68783151


About.com is looking for a talented software developer lead to manage and
grow its infrastructure.  The Infrastructure Development team builds,
maintains, and operates reliable and scalable systems, both back-end
applications and infrastructure, to support large scale reliable web
serving and metrics in a mixed OS but UNIX-centric development environment.

The ideal candidate for the Senior Developer of Infrastructure will
understand the business ramifications of scalable, reliable, extensible,
and streamlined back-end Infrastructure and support systems to facilitate
web development and metrics. This position calls for a motivated team
player that believes both in Agile Software Development and leveraging Open
Source Solutions.  This is a hands-on position that requires both active
long term product development management and day-to-day operational and
internal request support.

Your Mission:

   - Continue to proactively improve and enhance About.com's Infrastructure
   - Be escalated support for Infrastructure system issues

Your profile:

   - BS/MS in Computer Science, Digital Media, or related field
   - Solid UNIX development skills in C
   - Familiar with all of the following technologies: Web Serving, Apache
   or Nginx, CGI, CSS, HTML, JS, Cookies, XML, shell scripting, PERL
   - Well developed understanding of scalability principles as it applies
   to both technical and human resources
   - Solid understanding of Internet based technologies
   - Ability to work with and communicate with non-technical Team members
   in a cooperative environment
   - Ability to plan and project manage technical implementations
   - Demonstrated ability to learn, work, and lead in a non-structured

To apply go here -->


Mark Saad | mark.saad at ymail.com
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