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18 Jan 2012

PHP Architect

HailoCab – Posted by TechStartupJobs London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Want to join the new London startup backed by the Skype founder and Spotify funders? Join a fun group of top engineers, seasoned entrepreneurs, and taxi drivers on our office on a boat on the Thames for the adventure of a lifetime.

We're changing personal transportation, making people's lives easier, and opening up a multi-billion dollar market in the process. This is your chance to join a company on the verge of making it big.

About You

We're looking for an exceptionally talented PHP / Python architect to help build out our mobile API and web presence. You'll have intimate knowledge of constructing highly available / scalable mobile infrastructures (especially interacting with mobile devices) either through direct programming experience in a mobile language or a demonstrated portfolio of working in teams building mobile systems.

Key areas of focus include location-based services, GIS, social networking, and real-time communication.


  • University degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • A portfolio of generally awesome web sites you’ve designed and built.
  • A real self-starter, able to pick up new concepts quickly and work independently with little supervision.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the following technologies:
    • PHP 5
    • MySQL 5
    • Key-value stores (e.g. Redis)
    • Web Services
  • JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS
  • Passion for maintainable, extensible, and reusable code as well as fast iteration
  • Solid understanding of OOP, design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Passion and enthusiasm to change the world


Competitive salary with stock options and uncapped potential. Ride in style with a significant Hailo cab allowance.

Why us?

Hailo is taking the world's major cities by storm in 2012. In less than three months since our launch to consumers, Hailo has rave reviews (check out the App Store, Android Market or search Twitter for @HailoCab), real revenues, and explosive growth.

We've raised $3M in seed funding from Wellington Partners and Atomico Ventures, along with top Angel investors in London and San Francisco.

How to Apply

Meet the team at the TechStartupJobs Fair on the 18th of Jan to discuss this and other exciting oppotunities. Or click on the 'Apply Online' button below.

Job Categories: Development and Programming. Job Tags: css3, developer, html5, java, javascript, mysql. redis, php, programmer, and startup.


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