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Publication or Company Huffington Post Media Group
Job Title Sr Software Engineer
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Negotiable
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements

We are looking for a Software Engineer to work on special projects at Huffington Post. This full time position will be located in our NYC office, but if you're a true animal, we have some remote openings possible. Day to day responsibilities include, but not limited to: integrations with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Foursquare and developing the Huffington Post social news network.

What We Are Looking For:

-Experienced in PHP, PERL, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery (Bonus points if you've built things in Ruby)
-Experience working with Facebook, Twitter, Google etc. APIs or making mash-ups
-Must be comfortable using a Unix shell
-Good knowledge of manual HTML coding
-Experience in object oriented programming and SQL database design
-Production issue resolution (bugs - js/css/jquery)
-Must have the ability to convert website layouts in PSD to HTML
-Create html templates and corresponding css based on pdf files
-Site optimization - finding ways to optimize existing sites (js/css)
-Experience working in a team and developing projects using an OOP approach
-Must enjoy writing beautiful code! 


Technical skills Required:

-PHP
-PERL
-MySQL
-Javascript/AJAX
-DHTML/CSS

Other important attributes:

-Entrepreneurial, self starter, (great candidates will have startup experience or side projects they've initiated)
-Able to multi-task and hit deadlines in a fast-paced environment
-Excellent communication skills
-Ability to think out of the box and with minimal structure
-Ability to work collaboratively with local and remote colleagues
-Detail Oriented
-Team Player

About The Huffington Post:
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 36.9 million monthly unique visitors (comScore April, 2012) posting over 6.5 million comments each month. The site has over 30,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, and Spain, with L’Huffington Post Italia scheduled to launch this year.

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