GameSpot and TV are hiring

A shameless plug for CNET… We’re hiring a few Senior Software Engineers for GameSpot.com, TV.com and Chow.com. Yes, that’s a Sr SE positions for each of those sites. We’re raising the bar and looking to bring on some powerful coders to expand the functionality of our sites. Here’s a brief list of the job skill requirements:

Must Have:

  • Expert PHP skills, bonus for RoR
  • 5-7 years of real world experience engineering web solutions for LAMP stacks
  • Strong relational DB knowledge (table optimization, query optimization)
  • Ability to prioritize and lead multiple simultaneous projects effectively
  • Excellent understanding of OO software engineering concepts
  • Ability to arhitect solid, scalable, extensible solutions for SE needs
  • Excited by working on high-level design and architecture
  • Comfortable mentoring junior engineers
  • Expereince with formal release processes
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and communication skills

Bonus for:

  • Admin experience with MySQL, Apache, SVN
  • Background developing in a more structured language (C, C++, Java, etc)
  • At least 3 years experience in high-traffic/high-availability web sites
  • Strong UI experience with javaScript and AJAX using mootools or other JS Frameworks
  • Experience with following technologies: Memcached, Smarty, SOLR, Lucene, Zend Framework

If you think you have what it takes, head over to our Jobs site and apply: https://careers.cnetnetworks.com/joblist.html

If you want to discuss the job in more detail first, please don’t hesitate to send me an
at michael[
]tougeron[
]cnet[
]com.

Posted under memcached, mysql, PHP, Web Development

This post was written by Michael Tougeron on May 29, 2008

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