Badgeville, Inc.: Awesome Ruby on Rails Developer Needed

Posted by | November 9, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Palo Alto, CA

At Badgeville, were looking for experienced engineers that have something to prove. We are headquartered in downtown Palo Alto.
You need to be passionate about Ruby and RoR (because thats what we love) and want to build innovative products in the user loyalty and analytics vertical. We are in a new and explosive market, where we are helping publishers improve their audience loyalty, gain true insight into their communities, and increase behavioral conversions on desired outcomes. We do this by applying proven techniques from social gaming to the rest of the web. Passion for big data is also a plus, since we have tons of it we gather from our clients and need faster and better ways to make sense of it all. We have big fun problems to solve and need your help. 
Requirements:
Minimum 2 years Ruby on Rails experience. You have worked with live web applications of medium to large scale and are a team player comfortable with agile software development. You contribute to open source projects (link to your github account would be great). In more detail:
* Experience building complete web applications in Rails (examples required).
* Experience creating Web Services (REST)
* Excellent grasp of MVC and DRY principles.
* Comfortable using jQuery.
* Experience with OAuth, REST APIs, building web services.
* BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Bonus points:
* Familiar with TDD or BDD
* Experience scaling Rails apps and MySQL
* Master of HTML, CSS2/CSS3 and Javascript
Perks:
Everyone’s different, and thus we have custom perks for everyone. Talk to us and find out more! 
About Us:
Badgeville is a white label social loyalty, rewards, and analytics platform. We make it easy for web publishers, media sites, communities, marketers and brands to increase user loyalty and engagement. The Badgeville Platform leverages techniques from game play to create highly engaging web experiences. Using Badgeville, web publishers reward users with real-time achievements and reputation, while at the same time drive user behavior, achieve specific business goals, and measure and optimize user engagement. We recently won the Audience Choice Award at TC Disrupt – and also received some great press.

To apply: Apply Here: https://www.applytracking.com/track.aspx/_Osc

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