AnyPresence, Inc.: Sr. Developer- API/Backend

Posted by | October 31, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: DC Area and other locations welcome


Job Description
We are looking for a few talented and dedicated
Ruby on Rails developers to join an exciting venture-backed enterprise
mobile application start-up…
in this position will be responsible for building the core on-demand
platform that powers AnyPresence mobile and web-based applications. This
position requires attention to detail, ability to collaborate with
agile development teams, thinking out-of-the-box and pragmatic
decision-making for building applications that can scale and be
extensible by end-users.
Candidates must have a strong
technical background and aptitude, solid development skills in Ruby with
some experience in meta-programming and API development. Working for
AnyPresence is an excellent opportunity for the right person to be a
significant equity participant in an exciting and innovative startup at
the forefront of mobile computing.
You will enjoy this job if you are:
  • Looking to apply cutting edge technology to build scalable, beautiful software
  • Always thought it would be great to apply consumer software principles to enterprise software
  • Open to challenges while deploying solutions within large-scale organizations and integrating with mission-critical systems
  • Ready to work hard, learn, and play hard with a dedicated and experienced team of software veterans
When applying, please include any of the following:
  • Links to existing applications you developed
  • Your Github account
  • Open source projects you owned, contributed to or maintained
  • Your blog
  • Links to code samples or work you’d like to highlight
Desired Skills & Experience
Required Background
  • Building scalable infrastructures with multiple data systems
  • Defining and implementing robust services in the cloud
  • Programming with Ruby and Ruby-related technologies (Sinatra/Rack/Rails)
  • Experience with AWS, EC2, S3, Heroku or Engine Yard
  • You must be an advocate of TDD/BDD, iterative development and efficient delivery through Agile methods
Desired Background
  • Modern data systems like MongoDB, Cassandra, especially Redis
  • Mobile development on Android, iPhone, Blackberry, or Windows Mobile / Windows Phone 7
  • JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks, CSS
  • BDD tools like rspec/cucumber
  • Experience using Git and Github
  • Experience working on and experimenting with open source projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaboration
    with team members, occasional pair programming, providing accurate
    estimations, timelines, costs, and risks associated with development
Company Description
AnyPresence is a venture-backed enterprise mobile applications startup based in Northern Virginia.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful founding team, with a talented group of entrepreneurs who:
– Worked in executive positions at some of the largest software companies
– Worked at successful startups, including selling our last one to SAP
– Raised multiple rounds of venture capital, from multiple investors
– Recruited a board that is well-connected to global technology firms
Product Description:
enables employees to participate in business workflows and customers to
interact with companies using a mobile device, leveraging existing
investments in enterprise software such as human resources, financial,
and customer relationship management solutions.
Our focus is
simple: employ the powerful capabilities of modern mobile devices to
drive enhanced efficiencies on everyday business tasks. With
AnyPresence, employees can participate in business processes wherever
they are, without having to login to the corporate network, while
seamlessly integrating with corporate enterprise systems or third-party
services. AnyPresence offerings also enable customers to interact with
the company through mobile channels, which is rapidly becoming a
critical touchpoint. This enables new levels of productivity among the
workforce and increased customer engagement.

To apply:

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