Job: PHP UI Engineer (Mountain View)

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Job listing – User Interface Engineer (PHP) in Mountain View, California. Contact aknight [at] this site.

The company has developed a shopping search engine that delivers comprehensive lists of products and their corresponding images, ranked by the leading products, brands, stores and styles on the very first page of results. They call this technology their “Product Ranking Engine.”

Their unbiased Product Ranking Engine crawls over 500,000 stores to find over 200 Million products web-wide. There team has a strong background the start up world and Search space with companies like: Onebox, Bridgespan, Vialto, Scalent, Impresse; Frame; Apple; Oracle; Buy.com; AltaVista , AOL; TURN; AltaVista, Yahoo Search; Zip2 and Verity Corporation. They should be profitable in 2008.
They believe that shoppers should have access to all of the products on the web – not just the ones that pay to be there. With their unbiased and objective “Product Ranking Engine” technology, we have made that dream a reality.

Their patent-pending technology ranks the product results for your searches by the most relevant and market-leading products, brands, stores and styles for your search. These rankings can never be bought or sold. So you can feel comfortable knowing that you are covering a ton of ground in just one search.

Plus, they provide large images of these leading products so you can easily see exactly what you are shopping for. No more wading through millions and millions of text links – the best matches for your search are easily visible and are right there on the first page!

They take care of the science, so you can enjoy the art of shopping!

They believe that shoppers should have access to all of the products on the web – not just the ones that pay to be there. With our unbiased and objective “Product Ranking Engine” technology, we have made that dream a reality.

[job description after the jump]

User Interface Engineer

Location: Mountain View, CA

Role:
You will be responsible for developing UI technology for the large scale, high performance shopping search engine. You will work closely with the design and product management groups to define and implement user interface for the website. You will work closely with server-side engineers during the implementation process.

Requirements:

  1. 3+ years experience developing User Interfaces for web-based companies
  2. Strong knowledge and ability to program with object-oriented PHP 5. Familiarity with Smarty templating a plus.
  3. Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript, and AJAX
  4. Experience with database (MySQL) applications, including strength in SQL is a plus
  5. Familiarity with third-party APIs (Google/Yahoo Maps, Facebook, etc) preferred
  6. Quick learner, who is anxious to contribute immediately

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