Fullstack Engineer

at Tripping International, Inc. in San Francisco, CA USA

About Us
Tripping is the world's largest site for vacation rentals. We work with top sites to offer 1.5 million vacation homes in over 50,000 cities worldwide. We’re venture-backed, growing FAST, and having fun playing in a $100B market. And we’re looking for Back-end Engineers right now, so apply today.

About You
You’re smart, driven by logic, and passionate about finding creative solutions to complex problems. You love data and you’re obsessed with using it to make the world more efficient. You’ve always set high standards for yourself and you want to be surrounded by smart people who challenge and inspire you to play at the top of your game.

Requirements
o Hands-on coder. Love to roll up your sleeves and write great code
o Strong knowledge of a modern scripting language - Ruby, Python, etc.
o Strong knowledge of PHP and its frameworks (Zend is ideal)
o Strong knowledge of database design, MySQL, and search algorithms
o Ability to take on front-end tasks when necessary
o Demonstrated ability to write clean, light code
o Deep understanding of RESTful APIs
o Working experience with XML and JSON
o Significant experience with traditional and no-SQL databases - MySQL, Mongo, etc.
o Experience with queueing - RabbitMQ, Beanstalkd
o Linux experience is a plus

Related Skills
o You can work independently and under very tight deadlines
o Self-driven, with a good approach to working efficiently and effectively
o Organized, detail-oriented, and able to set (and meet) realistic deadlines
o True passion for creating clean, functional, and well-designed code
o Obsession with new technologies and trends

Desirable / Non-technical Skills
o BS, MS, or experience in quantitative field (e.g. math, engineering, econ, etc.)
o Intense desire to build something successful from the ground-up
o A good sense of humor, an open mind, and a high level of integrity
o Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
o Experience with travel, ecommerce, or marketplace businesses
o Love of travel and experience staying in vacation homes
o Sense of adventure: willing to take risks, either for the adrenaline or experience
o Fluency in another language is a plus

Perks
o Great culture (we’re a tight team - we work hard and play hard)
o San Francisco headquarters, easily accessible by public transit
o A fun team environment with retreats to Tahoe, Big Sur and Yosemite
o Health insurance

Compensation
o Compensation and equity commensurate with experience.

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Published at 16 Sep 2014
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