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Senior Software Developer - PHP
Redwood City, CA

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Job Description

At AnchorFree, our mission is to provide secure access to the world's information for every person on the planet. Founded in 2005 by David Gorodyansky and Eugene Malobrodsky, AnchorFree has grown into a service with millions of users in nearly 200 countries. Our flagship product, Hotspot Shield, is Top 100 in the App Store and enables freedom to access all of the Internet's information from anywhere in the world (without restrictions). AnchorFree has recently closed a $295 million investment led by WndrCo and Accel Partners, with further development plans for Hotspot Shield and other products in our suite.

We're looking for an experienced and passionate backend developer to drive our backend projects. You will build high performance systems using cutting-edge technologies and working on polishing performance, refining metrics and creating an awesome product.

Job Responsibilities

* Architect, design, develop and deploy backend software for our Payment System platform plus API's for various clients (iOS, Android, Windows Desktop)
* Produce high quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed, and checked in regularly for continuous integration
* Collaborate with other engineering teams on infrastructure and architecture proposals
* Perform the testing and quality assurance process
* Work both autonomously and as part of a team
* Utilize the following technologies: PHP, Nginx, MySQL, Memcache, RabbitMQ, JavaScript, HTML

Job Qualifications

* BS/MS in computer science or equivalent
* 4+ years of experience in hands-on server-side development (PHP)
* 4+ years of experience with relational databases, schema design, SQL and indexing
* 4+ years experience of developing APIs (iOS, Android, Windows Desktop)
* Experience in scaling high-traffic web applications (architecture/database/memcache/message broker/server administration and optimization)
* Experience implementing software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
* Analytical thinking and experience with data and A/B testing

AnchorFree Compensation and Benefits:

* Competitive salary
* Excellent employee stock option plan
* FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
* 401k
* Free food and drinks
* Foosball, Gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
* Free shuttle from San Francisco & other commuter benefits
* Dog friendly office

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