Join a fast-growing Startup in NYC

Hi all,

Skillshare is a small yet fast-growing NYC-based web startup that is working on creating a platform to learn anything, from anyone. Our mission is to flip the traditional notion of education on its head and revolutionize learning.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer / Developer to join our team either F/T or for Contract-to-Hire. In addition to a strong background in PHP, JavaScript, and CSS, the ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a problem solver, and a leader. This position could potentially lead to a VP of Engineering or Lead Software Engineer one over time depending on performance. Depending on the situation, we can provide salary and/or equity compensation.


3+ years of production development experience

Proficiency in Object Oriented PHP 5; Yii framework a big plus of course

Proficiency in JavaScript (jQuery a plus), AJAX, HTML, and CSS

Experience with MySQL

Experience in LAMP development and version control

Familiarity with cross-browser intricacies

Familiarity with JSON and/or XML

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent attention to detail

Must be legally able to work in the US


Familiarity with Amazon Web Services

Familiarity with Payment systems and gateways

Experience working in a start-up environment

Interest in social good or education

[b]You may learn more about us on or @skillshare

If you are interested and qualified, please contact (include subject "Yii Job") or PM me

Please no recruiters.[/b]