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Software Systems Architect
Title:Software Systems Architect
Location:Headquarters - Santa Clara, CA
Job Title: Software Systems Architect
About Milestone
Milestone is a leading digital marketing software and services company, providing solutions to the lodging industry.  Milestone’s portfolio of services include Hotel Website Design, website promotion (organic and SEM), Mobile websites and optimization, social media optimization, and eBuzz Connect™ online reputation monitoring solution. eBuzz Connect and several of our websites and search engine marketing strategies have won over 50+ awards from online competitions such as Adrian Awards, Summit International Awards, WebAward, IMA, W3, IAC, and Davey Awards.

Our key differentiation comes from integration of our internet marketing and optimization services with strong software and analytics skills.  Milestone works with over 1300 hotels and boasts over $500M in annual revenue, and is a preferred vendor for several major lodging industry brands and leading hotel management companies.
Job Summary:
This individual will be involved in initiating Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process, training and ensure SDLC practices are being followed for applications developed in .Net and PHP platforms using MS SQL database. The individual will also be responsible for managing complex software projects and ensuring that project timelines are being met.
Key Skills Set:
  • Hands-on experience coding in .NET, PHP, and MS SQL database a must. Must be able to dive into code and database and recommend strategies to improve performance, scalability, and security of application
  • Ability to interface to different applications such as Google analytics, Facebook, Twitter, etc.  Consume information from these channels, store it in a database in the cloud, and present results in form of a customer facing application
  • Ability to develop applications on MS SQL database on Amazon EC2 cloud or Google Cloud platform
  • Experience in software-as-a-service (SAAS) platform
  • Database design and administration - write, test, deploy, and maintain Microsoft SQL and .NET application.  Device Configuration Hardening, and Compliance Verification experience preferred
  • Ensure application is scalable.  Lead and train team in automated QA testing for Load, Volume & Stress testing scenarios
  • Responsible for maintaining application security from external attacks, such as cross site scripting, SQL Injection, etc
  • Ability to manage complex software projects and deliver projects to specifications within project timelines (for management level individuals)
  • Extensive experience with Design Patterns, XML, Web Services, SOAP, SOA
  • Extensions, AJAX, N-Tier development experience
  • Familiarity with web scraping, data mining, data harvesting technologies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct Source Code reviews
  • Technical writing experience preferred
 Minimum Requirements:
  • 8-10 years hands-on experience designing and developing complex web applications
  • Strong C. NET, PHP, experience, and OOA/D skills
  • Strong database (MS SQL) experience preferred
  • Strong web application QA skills preferred
 Desired Skills:
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) speaker
  • DOE
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Top Reasons to Work for Milestone:
  • Great place to learn with phenomenal growth opportunity 
  • Opportunity to work with a fun, bright, innovative, and talented team
  • Competitive salary and compensation plans
  • Comprehensive medical and dental plans (we pay 100% of premiums)
  • 401k retirement plan with employer matching
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Stable and rapidly growing company
  • Exciting and innovative work environment
  • Employee referral incentive program
  • Phantom Stock options
  • Bonus initiatives offered (varies depending on position)
  • Annual holiday and employee appreciation party
  • Employee of the year awarded to each department (Prizes include Weekend getaway trip for 2 to Tahoe/Napa)
  • Breakfast and Happy hour every Friday
  • Monthly events – birthday celebration, ice cream socials, fondue, and etc.
  • Quarterly outings – Bowling, cooking class, city beach, D&B, happy hour, and much more
  • Game area – Pool, basketball, ping pong, foosball, and video games 
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