Brightcove: Senior Rails Engineer

Posted by | January 26, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Cambridge, MA


We are looking for a top-notch rails developer who loves creating web
applications from top to bottom, front to back.  Ruby, Rails 3, RSpec,
MongoDB, jQuery, HAML, SASS and Git are the tools you will be using. The
team you will be joining is a small, self-organized team. Brightcove is
full of professionals who love their craft.  We like to try new things
in an attempt to always get better.  We use an agile process that
ensures the features we build will delight our customers and that we’ll
be home in time for dinner. Brightcove is a great place to have your
code used by millions of people.  You will be joining a team that is
working on Brightcove’s brand new mobile product – App Cloud.  You can
learn more about the product here:
You’ll be writing code, a lot of it.  This will range from automating
EC2 instance creation to crafting data models to building beautiful UIs.
You’ll review code and have your code reviewed.  You’ll look on with
pride as your tests pass ensuring a smooth and seamless experience for
our end users.  Most importantly, you’ll provide a fresh outlook on
features, architecture and project direction and will actively
contribute to it on an ongoing basis.  Your ability to contribute to a
technical discussion mirrors your ability to listen and learn from your
We use some pretty cool stuff in a lot
of different ways — Ruby, Rails 3, MongoDB, jQuery, EC2, Chef and Git.
You’re passionate about staying up-to-date on the latest and greatest
technologies and applying them appropriately to our projects. Think
node.js might be a better tool for the job? Awesome, let’s talk about it
and make it happen. Don’t worry, what you don’t know you’ll be
comfortable learning with a little help here and there. It’s going to be
a fun ride and would love to have you come join us!
This position is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, conveniently
located across from the Kendall Square stop on the Red line.
Why you want to work for Brightcove
Brightcove is the leading online video platform. Media companies,
businesses, and organizations worldwide use Brightcove to publish and
distribute video that reaches more than 135 million unique viewers every
month. We’ve worked hard to create a company where talented, passionate
people can thrive in a culture that values individual empowerment,
excellence, and collaboration. Working at Brightcove gives you the
chance to reshape how media is published and consumed worldwide while
you develop your skills, grow your career, and have fun.

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