Startup company seeks experienced programming team for development of a social networking site with classified marketplace listings for professional services. Site will require commonly utilized social networking features such as: photo galleries, bios, blogs, comments, friends and more. Individuals will be able to post listings in the professional services marketplaces through a relational database which allows listings to appear in multiple categories on the site at the same time. Site will support wiki functionality which allows any user to edit any data at any time. Startup company seeks development team with existing code base to utilize as starting basis for site. Applications to this project should include specific descriptions for previous social networking and classified marketplace listing projects which have been successfully completed in the past – as well as links to these sites. Strong preference will be given to any team which can demonstrate a successful track record on completed projects. Startup company will need development team to customize their existing social networking and classified listing code modules to match the specifics of our requirements. Developers must also have extensive experience creating sites that can support high-traffic and support startup company in developing proper load balancing solutions and server configurations to support the growth of the site (from low traffic in the beta phase to high traffic in launch). Developers must be able to provide references to clients who are happy with their previous work. Startup Company is also seeking to structure a maintenance contract for ongoing development of Phase II and Phase III of the site.
Site should be developed using JAVA (for maximum performance). However applicants who have code in PHP/MYSQL will also be considered. Applicants must have strong base of existing code to show and utilize for quick launch of the Phase I of this site. payment for the site will be paid in 3 benchmarks. Site must be completed in 3-4 weeks with one week for debugging. Project must include deployment of Geotracking software which ties to Google Maps (experience with Google Maps API a major plus), easy to use multi-user administration/CMS system (with permissions and privileges) as well as deployment of sophisticated web-traffic analysis tools. Additionally site must have customized spiders which crawl other sites to harvest content which will be displayed on our website. Startup company also seeks 2-6 full time individuals who will work as content aggregators. Startup company seeks to begin development in next two weeks.
*operating system to include all max osx. all versions safari, firefox and IE