Ruby on Rails Developer

Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: 04-11-2013

Our Rails Developers are based in our San Francisco (SOMA) office. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact in a development heavy position, and will have the dual role of developing great new functionality while at the same time diligently chipping away at the imperfections of the existing codebase.
Objectives & Responsibilities:

  • Become an expert of the codebase and design, build and test new features
  • Diligently chip away at the imperfections of the existing codebase and improve test coverage
  • When appropriate, be a mentor to our other engineers, ensuring that you and they are continuously learning and growing
  • Investigate new technologies and make recommendations on changes to the existing infrastructure
  • For the first 6 months, this position will be development focused; subsequently, there is the opportunity for more leadership and architecture

Required skills and experience:

  • Over 3 years experience building commercial web applications, preferably developing using Ruby on Rails
  • Hands on involvement with automated testing methodologies in a Ruby on Rails (or similar) environment
  • Experience in a small startup or similar multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience working in a mid-level or senior position within a development team

We are looking for engineers who:

  • Have attention to detail and take pride in the products they develop
  • Are confident of their abilities but also willing to compromise and adapt 
  • Can quickly cut through the static and focus on the core of a given problem 
  • Are involved in their community -- professional and otherwise


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