Carbon Salon: Senior Rails Developer/Architect to Join Dynamic STartup and Help Save the World

Posted by | January 4, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Seattle, WA


  • Competitive salary
  • Early stock options
  • Health care
About Carbon Salon
Carbon Salon is a startup based in Seattle.  Our mission is to empower all households
and organizations to achieve and maintain meaningful and measurable reductions
in their carbon emissions
. Our business model is based on providing a SaaS
product to corporations (and other organizations) that enables them both to
meet their mandatory emissions reporting requirements and to meet their CSR
objectives by engaging and enabling millions of their stakeholders to make
reductions in their household emissions.
We are founder funded and have been operating our pilot
program ‘under the radar’ for the past 18 months. We now have the product
foundation and partner and customer relationships to accelerate into an early
market leadership position in a market that is poised for 600% revenue growth
in 2011.
We are looking for an experienced senior developer to join
us at the ground level and quickly assume a leadership role.  We believe that working at Carbon Salon should
be fun and exciting and we are committed to our employee’s development
and growth, while encouraging a healthy
work-life balance. We’re committed to making the world a better place.


  • Immediately start to architect and develop new
  • Gradually assume full responsibility for code
  • Help hire and lead additional developers and
    testers to build a world class team.
  • Communicate dev vision and strategize with marketing
    and business development, with occasional customer interaction.
  • Liaison to user experience group (we have a
    strong UX group that produces markup and CSS).


  • Proven experience delivering enterprise-class
    web products.
  • Several years experience building sites using
    Ruby on Rails.
  • Several years experience writing javascript
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS.
  • Understanding of databases and SQL.
  • Familiarity with deployment processes (we use
    Heroku), source control systems (we use git), bug triage and similar.
  • Motivated and self-directed.
  • Mature interpersonal skills.
  • Able to manage other developers and testers.

To apply: Please send resume to

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