Varsity News Network · Dec 4th 2017
VNN is looking for experienced senior Fullstack/PHP developers. People who can make insightful, rapid, every-day decisions needed in a startup environment. Are you a Full sta
VNN enables athletic departments to leverage social technologies to promote their sports teams, in doing so crafting a unique and memorable experience for athletes. This person will be comfortable joining a small team leading that charge, based on a keen understanding of VNN’s business goals and strategy.
We favor people who have a passion for sports, and can bring that background and insight into their daily development decisions. We need those who thrive on the pace of a start-up and embrace the many different roles they will have to play. Yet you will still be able to adapt processes and maintain strong design principles, making the trade-offs needed to meet timely delivery schedules.
While you’ll be responsible to work with a small team to ensure the successful execution of our technology strategy, you shouldn’t view yourself as a simple “developer”. Your success will also result from cultivating an ongoing relationship with operations, sales, marketing, technology partners, and advertisers leveraging those unique insights to craft user experience. Being able to work independently and in collaborative phases is a must.
Skills & Requirements
The ideal candidate will be able to meet the requires defined here: What is a Full Stack Developer?
4+ years experience in PHP/MySQL, as well as experience with different programming languages/paradigms
A passion for building software to solve complex problems
Ability to change directions and priorities often and quickly
Strong written and spoken communication skills needed for the success of a remote group leverages Slack and Hangouts