Back End Web Developer About Us We're cool. Here's why: Peanut Labs is the #1 survey-‐based mone>za>on company in the Social & Online gaming space. With over 1200 employees and 37 global oﬃces from San Francisco to London, the company is a clear leader in sampling and survey research. Partners and clients within social media and gaming include Facebook, Electronic Arts, Nexon, Rockyou, Playdom and others. The Team We are establishing a new oﬃce in Karachi and you will be part of an independent group focused on product and technology development. We work hard and play harder. Some of our many perks in San Francisco include monthly par>es, ping pong table, giant TVs, PS3, mini-‐golf and a hammock to take a nap in during the aVernoon (yes, you read that right). And co-‐workers that are friendly, easy-‐going and total nerds. We hope to replicate the same oﬃce environment in Karachi over the next few months. The Role and You The posi>on involves doing key web development and system architecture for new and in-‐house products. You are likely to be the lead developer on most of the projects you work on, giving you both independence and responsibility. You should be comfortable in the following: • Read this post: h\p://learntoduck.com/micah/hackers-‐hustlers -‐ be the hacker • CS Degree (BA, M A, PhD, S PD -‐-‐ Straight Playa Degree) • 3-‐5+ years of experience (can demonstrate cool stuﬀ you have built) • Hack on your own >me (don't apply if you're just doing it to have a job) • Curiosity and passion for craVing amazing experiences • Excellent communica>on skills and ability to explain your design decisions -‐ proﬁciency in English is a must! • Proﬁciency programming in a language you love. We prefer open source (LAMP, Ruby, Java etc). • Familiarity with M VC paradigms and frameworks (Rails, Django, CakePHP, etc) • Familiarity with diﬀerent databases and storage engines (SQL, NoSQL, etc) We're looking for a developer who can think like a product manager and is comfortable wearing both hats. Products you build will be used by millions of consumers worldwide. We're also going to assume you're a bad-‐ass at Photoshop, C SS and H TML. We're going to assume that you have a keen eye for design, usability and product. Past experience building Web 2.0-‐style products with slick interfaces, A JAX and similar technologies will certainly help, but is not required. How to Apply We're going to keep this super simple. Just send us a short email with the following: -‐ Quick Intro and why you're interested in Peanut Labs (aside from the obvious "I need a job...") -‐ At least 5 Links to your pormolio or previous work. Feel free to include some coding samples. -‐ Anything extra that will help us see how awesome and swashbuckling you really are. Email the above to email@example.com. Show me the money Compe>>ve compensa>on, with all the standard bells and whistles of beneﬁts (health insurance, laptop, cell phone). We usually pay 2x of market rates for rockstar developers. At this stage, your pormolio and previous work (even if its at school) will be the most important thing we look at. If we like your work, you'll hear from us within 1 -‐ 2 days. Looking forward to hearing from you! Murtaza Hussain Peanut Labs PLEASE E MAIL YOUR R ESUME A ND P ORTFOLIO TO M URTAZA@PEANUTLABS.COM.
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