Santa Clara, California Startup Seeks UNIX Software/Network Developer
THE COMPANY: PocketScience Inc. will soon release its flagship product
-- PocketMail(tm) Service. The PocketMail(tm) device and service allows
people to send and receive email messages from virtually anywhere. The
PocketMail(tm) network will leverage existing wireless and wireline
communications networks. The Company's own PocketMail(tm) subscriber
hardware will be available for well under $100 and be co-marketed by
major communications service providers.
PocketScience Inc. is invested by several computer and information
industry luminaries and privately held.
THE OPPORTUNITY: The Company is seeking a UNIX Software/Network
Developer for implementation of several components of the PocketMail
Network Gateway. Position begins immediately and includes salary,
benefits, and equity options.
-Unix network programming.
-Shell script programming.
-Documentation/Specification of APIs and Interface with outside networks
-Implement and upgrading of Perl/C/C++ data parsing and sorting system
on UNIX platform.
-Connectivity between database system and other network components.
-Possible work on Web-based and textual front end design.
TECHNICAL BACKGROUND should include:
-3-5 years experience developing projects on networked UNIX systems
(Linux and Unixware 2.1 a plus) using standard network communications
services (Sockets and TCP/IP).
-Programming experience using UNIX electronic mail services (Web and/or
-X-Windows programming experience.
-Real Time programming/multi-threaded programming experience.
-Relational Database design and programming skills desirable, but not
-CGI/Web Server front end forms experience desirable, but not mandatory.
-System administration experience helpful, but not mandatory.
PERSONAL BACKGROUND should include:
-Able to research and solve problems independently. Self-directed.
-Managerial ability a plus.
HOW TO APPLY:
As a last resort, snail mail resume to:
Human Resources Manager
PO Box 391143
Mountain View, CA 94039.