Server Application Developer
Purple Forge is an award winning provider of hosted mobile solutions. Our customers include service providers, government, associations, events, tourism and marketing agencies.
We are looking for a Server Application Developer who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits and will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.
- Design and build advanced applications for mobile based on the Linux platform
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
- Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
- Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
- Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
- BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
- 2+ years of software development experience
- 1+ years of server application development using Python, PHP, MySQL
- A deep familiarity with Ubuntu, Python, PHP, MySQL
- Understanding of scalable server application design patterns
- Experience working with frameworks and tools such as Django, SOLR, Chef would be nice
- Experience with cloud infrastructure environments such a Rackspace Cloud and Amazon
- Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
- Working knowledge of the general server application landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
- Solid understanding of the full server application development life cycle