Job Title: Software Engineer
Date Posted: 06-18-2008
Job Location: Illinois-Chicago
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Leapfrog Online
Contact Information: Leapfrog Online   Leapfrog Online (
Job Description:
Leapfrog Online, the leader in online direct response marketing, is experiencing record growth!
 As a result, we currently have several job openings for innovative professionals who are
passionate about online direct response marketing. 


For the Software Engineer position, we are seeking a candidate to develop, deploy and document
web-based applications and associated support programs as determined by internal and external
client requirements.  


Our ideal candidate has a:

·        Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years experience relating to web-based software
development using PHP and Python on open source platforms

·        Minimum of 5 years experience developing, testing, deploying and maintaining
interactive web applications in PHP environments, as well as command-line batch processing
scripts in Python or PHP

·        Minimum of 5 years experience with any SQL-based RDBMS (PostgreSQL experience is
especially useful) in the form of writing efficient SQL queries and executing them via
programming language interfaces 

Thorough understanding of common web and e-commerce concepts and technologies, such as: HTTP,
SSL, Javascript and variants, HTML and other client-side data formats (no graphic design
skills required), XML and associated technologies, content management concepts, public-key
cryptography, application and data security and privacy issues, basic TCP/IP networking
Real-world experience with “agile” engineering practices (test-driven development,
object-oriented design, refactoring) and project management practices (Scrum teamwork, User
Story development and estimation)

If you have excellent written and verbal communication skills and are comfortable working
within a fast-paced, dynamic, team oriented environment:


MAIL/FAX/EMAIL -  Resume, that must include salary history to: Human Resources, Leapfrog
Online, 807 Greenwood Street, Evanston, 60201, fax 847-556-1468 or e-mail 


Leapfrog Online is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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