Seeking PostgreSQL postgis programmer

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Gentle People: 

Please post this contracting opportunity.

PostgreSQL/postgis programmer sought by Online Image for its 

Founded In 2000, Online Image started as a web development firm offering website design and consulting service for small business. In 2009, we developed our own web application USgeocoder (, a GIS web application providing location information for government, elections, lobbying, advocacy, tax compliance, marketing and business assets management. Utilizing the core technology of USgeocoder, we then developed an online sales tax application and an advocacy application. Our servers are hosted in a data center in Mountain View, CA.

As we are switching our focus from product development to marketing and sales, we are looking for a developer to take charge of our innovative features, performance improvement, regular updates and technical support for our databases in our web applications.  

Currently we work in a "virtual company" model. You can work out of your own location on flexible hours as an independent contractor. You must be a US citizen and live in the USA. You can work remotely with us using Skype, phone conferences, Go to Meeting,, and Face Time. 

If you are an expert-level postgreSQL with postgis programmer with the goal to become a technical leader, this is an ideal opportunity for you! We seek out solid programmers with clear minds, business sense and eager to grow with the company.  For the right person, there is no end in sight for this contract. 

To Apply

1. Please go to, and to learn more about our web applications.
2. Attach your resume including links to the websites/companies/database buildouts/improvements you have participated in and your main contributions.
3. In the email itself, please rate yourself from 1 to 10 for the following technical skills (not all skills are required).
4. Don't forget to include your phone number and other usual contact information. (Like where you live.)
5. We are a woman owned company and do not think your race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or country you emigrated from has any relevance to your skills as they would apply to our work, so feel encouraged to apply whoever you are and wherever you've been.  
6. We do care about being sure you can spend time with your children, get to their soccer games, hunts, sailing meets, science fairs, school plays, scout meetings, band performances, and meals etc. and have time go with your parents to get to and from the doctor etc. while working for us. 
7.  Some of our clients may have different political views than yours and some aligned with yours. To work here, you have to be able to tolerate every view and support every client's effort to participate in and influence American Politics and processes. You also MUST be able to keep their secrets secret. So having a mature attitude and some political experience is helpful. 

Programming languages used in our applications:
- PostgreSQL with Postgis    ****is the most important qualification for this position****
- Mapserver                          ***is 2nd most important qualification for this position***
- PHP 4, 5                               **is 3rd most important qualification for this position**
- Python                                   *is 4th most important qualification for this position*
- PHP Frameworks: CakePhp, Zend
- HTML 5
- Javascript and its frame work jQuery
- Adobe Flex
- Ruby on Rails

Databases in our applications:
- PostgreSQL with postgis

Design tools
- Adobe CS6

Areas of interest to work in: 

PostgresSQL with Postgis, maintenance and development of current DB is our current biggest priority.  Must have extensive experience with this program for this position.

API Development
- REST based web services

API implementation
- Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Digg
- Entertainment media such as Youtube

eCommerce integration
- Shopping cart add-on for major shopping cart software/companies

Other qualifications
- Team player
- Responsive
- Responsible
- Detail-oriented
- Quick learner
- Strong communication skills
- Prior experience in GIS industry is the biggest plus
- Minimum 3 references are required

4. In the email, briefly answer the following questions:
- Your most valuable achievements for your prior work
- What interests you the most working at Online Image
- Your desired hourly rate/salary range
- Your availability (how many hours per week, starting time)

Mitchell Pearce, Co-Founder, CEO
Mobile: (408) 639-0211	
eFax: (408) 889-2669 - Every Place Tells A Story

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