Job Description

Psst…hey you! That’s right, I’m talking to you. You’re that web developer everyone’s talking about. The one who likes working with web frameworks. The very same one who embraces open source. Are you looking for a new gig? I think we’ve got something over here that you might enjoy.


  • Write lots of code (and don't forget about those unit tests!)
  • Expand our industry leading media management service into new directions
  • Integrate our software with solutions from leading technology companies like Google, Amazon, and Apple, as well as various other partners of all sizes
  • Let your creative juices flow during scheduled "hack weeks," when you will be given the freedom to turn the ideas that having been bouncing around in your head into functioning prototypes

Skills & Requirements


  • 2-5 years of experience developing for the web 
  • Experience with object-oriented design and implementation
  • Very familiar with a high level programming language (Ruby, Python, Java, etc.)
  • Very familiar with a common web framework (Rails, Django, Catalyst/Dancer/Mojolicious, etc.)
  • Experience with TDD/BDD/unit testing

· Comfortable developing in a Linux environment
· Experience with functional programming
· Experience with JavaScript
· Experience with git or subversion
· Familiarity with MVC programming
· Familiarity with PostgreSQL
· Familiarity with Columnar DB exposure
· Familiarity with Flash/Actionscript
· Familiarity with HTML5/CSS3

*Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. Must have permanent U.S. Work Authorization.

About Perceptive Software

We're the small, offbeat, tight-knit, cloud commando team at Perceptive Software, a leader in the enterprise content management space that's recently come down with a serious case of video fever. You’ll enjoy a flexible atmosphere of a start-up while leveraging the benefits and resources of a global technology company.  We practice iterative development and a rapid release cycle, delivering new features to our customers every two weeks, so your code will make an immediate difference.

Our sleek new office, in the heart of SoMa, is where the magic happens. Help us build our cloud and digital media frameworks.  Bring your own fresh perspective on how to improve our code base.  Share your ideas about how to refine our development process.  And – every so often – compete with your colleagues in “The Burrito Challenge".

We are located South of Market (SoMa) in downtown San Francisco and are accessible by BART, Muni, and Caltrain.


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