Job Advert for mySociety Ltd

mySociety Ltd, the commercial arm of the the charitable project that built TheyWorkForYou, FixMyStreet and the 10 Downing Street e-petitions site is seeking a web developer to work onsite with a commercial project with a corporate partner in London, UK.


  • World-class skills in one or more of PHP, Perl
  • Substantial expertise in open source operating systems, databases, and version control
  • Experience of working in corporate environments.
  • Project management skills, included detailed record keeping of phased technology developments
  • Java experience also desirable

Personal qualities

  • Laziness, Impatience, Hubris
  • Fascination with understanding how complex systems work, and satisfaction at mastering them quickly
  • Self-starter, with the ability to manage your own work.
  • ‘Completer-finisher’ personality, with track record of delivering projects to deadline
  • Team player with strong communication skills

Benefits and Salary

  • Salary £38k+
  • Office in London.

Submissions by 11th January 2010. Candidates must be able to start work by 1st  February 2010. Please send your application or any questions to including the tag msjob2 in the subject line.