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Do you want to help build the future of social commerce? Want to work with an amazing team and constantly learn and grow?

Sociable Labs is a well-funded startup providing a social applications platform for some of the biggest ecommerce and media companies on the web. A two-time winner of Facebook’s developer fund, and backed by top VC firm Battery Ventures, we are recognized as experts in both the social and technological aspects of the Facebook platform. At Sociable we handle millions of page views, users and transactions every day, and we're only getting started.

Here are some of the exciting things you will be doing in this role:

  • Take lead on advising technical Customer contacts on good data design and client-side scripting techniques, shepherding them through our integration process
  • Help optimize our applications for the best user experience and performance onsite
  • Integrate configurable Sociable Labs’ applications on our Customers’ sites
  • Work closely with product engineering team to determine how we can enhance our applications
  • Solve customer use cases creatively with customized technical solutions

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or equivalent)
  • Skilled in XML, HTML, and JavaScript languages
  • Experience developing on Social Media Platforms (e.g. Facebook preferred)
  • Familiarity with Firebug or Chrome developer tools and debugging Javascript
  • Knowledge of CSS, object oriented web architectures and cross browser compatibility
  • Be detail oriented, be able to grasp complex user flows and explore unusual scenarios
  • Be able to work under tight deadlines and meet aggressive schedules
  • Able to find your way around a database using MySQL or PSQL tools
  • Avid social media user (Facebook)
  • Keen eye for user experience on e-Commerce and Media sites

Since we're always learning new things, self-motivated, passion for learning, communication skills, and intellectual horsepower are more important to us than what you know.

We are an Agile/Scrum shop running 1-week sprints and releasing code to production multiple times a month.  Passionately collaborative, we do pair programming and code reviews, automated builds and continuous integration. We are practitioners of the lean start-up philosophy. Our team includes folks from Google, IBM, Lithium, Microsoft, IMVU, Electronic Arts, and other successful startups from around the Valley. We've already solved a number of very hard problems and are excited about what we've built, how our customers are reacting to it, and about what we're going to build next.  Whether you're a hardcore JavaScript developer, a relational databases guru, or a highly detail-oriented problem-solver, we've got exciting things for you to work on. Join us!

Our office is located in San Francisco.

Note: We will only consider candidates living in the US. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and agencies that are not already on our preferred vendor list.

Sociable Labs recently launched publicly, check us out in the press: ForbesFast CompanyInside Facebook and more! Also read about our founding story!

Sociable Labs – http://sociablelabs.com | http://blog.sociablelabs.com | Our founding story


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Career Level:

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

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Full Time/Permanent