Sr. Web Software Engineer

Sugar Inc
San Francisco
Jan 08, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
Digital Media
Full Time
Sugar Inc, the leader in online media for women and recently named to the "10 San Francisco Tech Companies You Wish You Worked For" by WIRED (, is looking for a talented Web Engineer with experience in all aspects of web programming. You have experience working with websites that get millions of hits per day. You can transform an artist's design into a pixel-perfect web page using HTML and CSS. You have created cool user experiences using Javascript and Ajax. You have written carefully crafted code that efficiently and securely moves data from the database to the UI and back. You have experience working in a development environment using tools like Firebug, IE Developer Toolbar, Eclipse, and Subversion. You understand and can describe what a good software architecture consists of and why it's essential to a successful company. You like working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a small dynamic team of highly qualified engineers using cutting edge technology.


* Transform designs from our team of artists into beautiful web pages using CSS and HTML.
* Implement UI widgets using Javascript and Ajax.
* Implement server-side components using PHP5, Drupal, and MySQL.
* Evolve feature and site ideas into well-structured architectural components.
* Engage in design reviews with team members, partners, and users.
* Stay up-to-date on Hollywood gossip (come on, you know you love it).


* BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
* Experience programming in Java, PHP5 or equivalent web application language.
* Experience with CSS/HTML/Javascript/Ajax in Firefox, IE, Safari, and Chrome.
* Experience with SQL and relational database structures.
* Knowledge of Drupal Content Management Platform a plus.
* Experience with Lucene and/or SOLR a plus.

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