Truffle Web Developer

Truffle Travel

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Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW
The most unforgettable places in any city are often hidden behind closed doors. To discover what’s on the
other side one must have connections… Welcome to TRUFFLE.

TRUFFLE Travel is a digital travel tool that’s your girlfriend in Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, or
wherever the wind may take you. Where your phone goes, she goes too. TRUFFLE is a city guide filled
with hidden gems tried and tested by one of us and customized to your preferences. We are the new
generation of travel.

We hang our sun hats in West LA. If you stray from the beaten path and have a knack for discovering
unique, immersive travel experiences, you might be the perfect addition to our team!

 

JOB SUMMARY
The Web Developer/IT Administrator will be responsible for the daily maintenance of the website and
CMS, including bug fixing. In addition they will work closely with the graphic designer and other
members of the team to rollout new components of the website.

Another component of this role is to ensure the operation of the company’s technology resources are
streamlined and in alignment with the business objectives of the organization. This individual will plan,
direct, and implement all IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative
direction and support for daily operational activities. This person will also define and implement IT
policies, procedures, and best practices across the entire organization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Managing & maintaining database & CMS
• Maintaining the company website & mobile website
• Bug fixing
• Website design implementation
• Website, application, and database reporting and traffic analytics
• Install and perform repairs to hardware, software, and peripheral equipment
• Responsible for website, data, and workstation security
• Oversee the daily performance of computer systems.
• Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of wired and
wireless connectivity, cabling, operating systems, and required software.
• Provide technical assistance and support
• Prepare evaluations of software or hardware, and recommend improvements or upgrades
• Develop relevant procedure manuals

Skills/Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• B.S. in Computer Science or related field
• 2+ years web development & implementation experience, with commensurate skills
and experience in
o CSS
o HTML5
o PHP
o JavaScript
o jQuery
o API and Web Service interfaces
o SSL
o WordPress
o MySQL
o AWS (Amazon Web Services)
o Cross-browser development
o Integrating social networking tools & sharing
• IT experience including
o Comparing and negotiating service contracts
o User security
o Maintaining the LAN’s hardware and software including TCP configuration, DHCP,
routers, switches, and VPN connectivity
• Professional knowledge of Apple & Mac OS products
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Demonstrated ability to
• Take initiative, work independently and on a team to deliver product on
deadline with grace under pressure and a positive attitude
• Multi-task and handle several projects concurrently while maintaining sense
of humor in a fast-paced environment where priorities can change quickly
• Proven track record as a successful developer of a website with robust content
• Proven track record of
• Efficient accurate work
• Rapid turnaround time
• Skill set
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to effectively present information and take questions from executives,
clients, customers, and the general public
• Highly organized work style
• Flexibility to deliver as priorities change with evolving launch demands
• Inquisitive, innovative, thinks outside the box
• Possess business acumen & entrepreneurial mindset
• Ability to reason logically and put forth innovative solutions
• Solid understanding of web development best practices
• Romance with travel

 

START DATE: Immediately

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