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Job Posting:
Chegg Seeks Senior PHP Developer (Santa Clara, CA)
Dec 02, 2008 @ 14:02:00

Company Chegg
Location Santa Clara, CA
Title Senior PHP Developer

You love coding and building new things. You're smart, you're fast, and most importantly, you always get it done. Admit it, you're a rockstar.

<p>Chegg is looking for an experienced, energetic PHP Developer. The ideal candidate for this position has worked with high-load, high-availability websites previously and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment.</p>

<p><b>About Chegg</b></p>
<p>Funded by 2 top tier VC's, Chegg is changing the way college students obtain textbooks. Already on over 4,000 campuses, Chegg is the #1 in book rentals.  Chegg was recently featured on Techcrunch.</p>

<p><a href="http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/11/09/textbook-rentals-big-business-kleiner-perkins-goes-after-chegg/">www.techcrunch.com/2008/11/09/textbook-rentals-big-business-kleiner-perkins-goes-after-chegg/</a></p>


<li> Work in a fast paced and highly collaborative development environment tasked with engineering improvements to our site's features, performance and interface using PHP
<li> Build new features and enhancements as we scale our systems with growth.
<li> Prototype and implement optimization techniques and participate in design and code reviews
<li> Continuously improve Chegg's products, usability and user experience.


<li> Strong background in web application development using PHP
<li> Well versed in code optimization and software design principles
<li> Experience with an object oriented coding language
<li> Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment
<li> Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
<li> Ability to identify performance bottlenecks in PHP applications
<li> Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels


<li> Medical, dental and vision plans with no premium for employees
<li> Complimentary catered breakfast, lunch and compensated dinner daily
<li> Laundry service
<li> Subsidized gym membership

<p>Send resume to careers@chegg.com.</p> 
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