Get a Job! . . . With RawVoice!

Title Programmer
Categories Research and Development
Salary Competitive full time salary
Location Columbus, OH
Job Information If you’re a skilled, up-and-coming programmer read on! RawVoice, the premier force in the podcast industry, is seeking a full-time programmer to join its team of digital media professionals. If we like you and you like us, too, you will be active in developing back-end web applications and a bunch of the other cool, tech stuff listed below. We’re looking for someone with excellent organization, communication and documentation skills who will thrive in a small, friendly, fast-paced start-up environment. You’d be based in a semi-private office in Columbus, Ohio, with the development team and keep in close communication with other team members from afar. That’s really not so tough. We’re a pretty cool group . . . at least that’s what everyone tells us. If you’re a team player and an enthusiastic contributor, willing to speak your mind and make suggestions, we’d dig hearing from ya.

RawVoice, founded in 2005 by podcasters for podcasters, provides tools, resources and communities to make it easier for media producers to focus on content creation and to make money. Here’s the low-down on what this position is about.

You would be responsible for:

  • Statistical analysis of media downloads
  • Working with our media network platform
  • Management of our campaign system: acceptance and reporting
  • Portable device and TV hardware applications

Your primary job tasks include:

  • Development of LAMP based web applications; back end with PHP/MySQL, front end with jQuery/CSS/HTML5
  • Developing API services; RESTful services supporting json/xml
  • Developing scripted processes; scheduled tasks, system maintenance, data migrations, etc…
  • Work closely with and incorporate feedback from department supervisor and system designers
  • Provide end user support for responsible systems

Additional responsibilities:

  • Mobile phone development (iPhone, Android, Blackberry)
  • Development for TV hardware  (Roku, Boxee, Yahoo TV Widgets, etc…)
  • Develop LAMP based web applications with Python
  • WordPress theme and/or plugin development
  • Travel to conferences and interact with end users

What we gotta have:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++, Java, Python, or PHP
  • Skilled in object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques
  • Strong competence of web development (PHP/HTML/CSS/JavaScript)

What we wanna have:

  • Understanding of Internet/web technologies such as browsers, sockets and Internet protocols such as HTTP
  • Working knowledge of source control software (CVS, Subversion, etc.)
  • Strong command of web standards, CSS-based design, cross-browser compatibility
  • Good understanding of web technologies (HTTP, Apache) and familiarity with Unix/Linux
  • Solid grasp of new media and social networking (podcasting, Twitter, Facebook, etc…)
  • Relational database design and good practices
  • Understanding of Linux shell and common utilities (cron, logrotate, etc…)

So, what do you think? If you’re interested, let us know why you want to be a part of our team, upload your resume and fill out this quick and easy online app. And be sure to check us out further at

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