craigslist is hiring javascript developers (financial district)

craigslist always needs more javascript developers in San Francisco.

Why work for craigslist? Hmmm

craigslist offers:

- an unusually philanthropic company mission and philosophy;
- a small team (<50) of fun-loving, smart, interesting, idealistic people;
- an opportunity to work on one of the most used websites in the world;
- the prospect of imagining, designing, coding, and releasing a better CL;
- non-garden-variety tech challenges at billions-of-page-views-per-day;
- freedom from VCs, MBAs, sales, marketing, biz dev, endless meetings;
- a continuous deployment environment -- we ship code many times a day;
- tens of millions of people experiencing the bugs features you develop;
- a chance to work with open source technologies at ridiculous scale;
- free love from CL users for making site improvements;
- laid-back, down-to-earth, wholesome, non-corporate vibe;
- a San Francisco office location well served by transit;
- big company stability and benefits w/o the dysfunction and despair;
- competitive market rates for you -- free classifieds for humanity.

craigslist provides:

- 100% paid (including eligible dependents) health and dental insurance;
- significant coverage for eligible out-of-pocket health expenses;
- 3-to-1 match on employee charitable donations (up to 10% of salary);
- 401(k) matching program (up to 6% of salary), with immediate vesting;
- life insurance, short/long term disability, employee assistance (EAP);
- 4 weeks of paid time off, and 8-10 paid holidays;
- transportation stipend (up to $245 per month);
- fitness/wellness stipend (up to $150 per month);
- monthly stipend for mobile phone and at-home DSL (tech staff only);
- bike-friendly culture, and in-office bicycle parking;
- breakfast, lunch (with veg options), fresh fruit, healthy snacks;
- near Union Square location surrounded by walkable amenities;
- 25 foot ceilings, tons of natural light, adjustable height desks;
- the many-splendored perks of coffeebot 9000!


craigslist seeks javascript developers to:

- improve the craigslist user experience -- faster, friendlier and easier;
- develop new features;
- optimize internal team tools for efficiency and effectiveness;
- integrate new technologies wherever appropriate; and
- solve interesting tech issues at billion-page-view-per-day scale.

In addition to expert-level javascript skills, experience with some of the following will also be helpful:

- HTML, CSS, jquery, ajax;
- perl, python & other scripting languages;
- Apache, mod_perl;
- C, C++, node.js;
- cross-browser development and troubleshooting;
- current UI libraries and frameworks;
- large scale, big traffic, high performance websites;
- website security, cross-site scripting & other vulnerabilities;
- API design and maintenance;
- mobile app design, supporting mobile platforms;
- integrated mapping technologies; and,
- expert troubleshooting skills.

For consideration, please send a cover email highlighting your experience and interests and paste your plain text resume into the body of the email.

No attachments, please

Submit to the email address above with JAVASCRIPT DEVELOPER in the subject line.

"For those about to rock, we salute you!"
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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