Front End Engineer for Skype in Palo Alto needed

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    Software Engineer – Skype Manager/ Front End

    Why work at Skype?

    As a member of the Skype Enterprise, you will help build a new suite
    of services serving millions of business users. Our growing Palo Alto
    team will leverage open standards to deliver communication services,
    including voice, video, chat and presence to the web and enable
    radically new Skype applications to transform the way businesses

    More about this group

    Skype Enterprise builds on the community of Skype users to deliver
    collaboration experiences targeted at small teams in businesses of all
    sizes. By focusing on the way real teams work together we are making
    collaboration services more relevant to more people. The Skype
    community and the availability of the Skype experience (PCs, MACs,
    phones, TVs and on the web) allows us to bring the Skype collaboration
    experience to users on whatever device they use. This coupled with the
    quality of the experience and the excitement and familiarity users
    already have for Skype experiences provides us with a unique
    opportunity to deliver wonderful, ubiquitous and genuinely useful
    collaboration experience that make Skype Enterprise users truly

    Key Responsibilities

    Work in an agile development environment with the Product Managers on
    a daily basis to scope, develop, and deliver world class software
    solutions to support business requirements
    Play an active role in the design, development, and unit testing of
    production software
    Collaborate with and assist the Product Managers to develop and
    execute release planning
    Plan and estimate work effort and help to continuously improve the
    agile development process
    Build efficient and reusable services that can scale to support large
    numbers of users building on top of scalable infrastructure
    Participate and contribute to architecture meetings for defining how
    back-end systems will work in large web environments
    Strong experience (3-10 years) in following technologies, tools and
    frameworks: HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, HTTP, AJAX, MVC framework,
    jQuery, Object Oriented.
    Excellent understanding of cross-platform and cross-browser issues.
    Good knowledge in HTML templating and front-end web technologies.
    Ability to write some PHP 5 code or willing to learn PHP
    General understanding of web servers and their configuration.
    General understanding of version control (SVN).
    Ability to use graphic design software for preparation of web content.
    Ability to work as a team member.
    Other web related disciplines and previous experience developing web
    applications backend a plus.
    You prefer short deadlines and measurable work-units, seeing your code
    ship makes you tick
    Ideally a BSc degree in Computer Science or similar discipline
    Masters degree a plus
    Experience in agile development practice a plus
    ONLY USA based candidates please
    No 3rd party vendors
    reply to Maryellen O'Connell at maryellen.oconnellatskypedotnet
    , May 3, 2011
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