500friends: Badass Rails Programmer

Posted by | October 15, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: 500friends.com

500friends (~$10M raised from w2010, Crosslink, Intel) helps retailers identify, acquire, and retain their high value customers. In other words, we’re building tech to help everyone else compete with Amazon and Walmart. Our stack includes Ruby, Rails 3, MySQL, EC2.
You will be joining a small engineering team, playing a key role in both shaping and building our technologies. Your scope will be broad: ranging from user-facing features to server-side components and libraries. You will be developing web portal, analytical functionality, APIs, facebook applications, browser plugins and more. We are looking for a generalist who enjoys rapidly learning and working with different technologies. 
What’s in it for you:
  • 2+ years of developing web applications in Ruby on Rails (preferred), Python, or PHP
  • JavaScript ninja
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience working with testing frameworks such as rspec, capybara, jasmine and selenium
  • Familiarity with the agile development process
  • Strong desire to work with a small team to transform an industry 
Oh, and please be local or willing to relocate to SF!

To apply: If you’re interested, please e-mail jobs @ 500friends.com with the answers to the following questions:

Why do you want to join our team?
What’s is your biggest engineering hack?
Oh, and a link to your Github won’t hurt either.

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