enthrive Inc.: Senior Ruby Developer

Posted by | February 26, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Toronto, ON

URL: www.enthrive.com

We’re looking for engineers and product designers to help in our mission of building a benevolent and world changing company. Some of the challenges are highly algorithmic, others are very technical, such as working to make a web application that is complex while still being very fast; and many of the challenges are in product design, such as figuring out a way to set up and grow a health-oriented community and constructing intuitive interfaces for users.
 
Requirements:
 
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Extraordinary software engineering talent
  • Substantial experience developing web applications
  • Capable of “great feats of software”
  • Deriving joy from abstracting and refactoring
  • Eagerness to roll up your sleeves and tackle the elusive, dirty problems
  • A passion for delivering surprise and delight through your craftsmanship
  • Sound judgment for balancing between idealism and pragmatism
  • The number of years of professional experience you have isn’t important to us
 
Desirable, Exceptional Candidates:
 
  • Experience with compilers, distributed systems, and machine learning a plus
  • Proficiency programming in Ruby, Python, Objective-C, Java a plus
  • Proficiency in automated testing
  • Proficiency with continuous deployment
  • Familiarity with functional or declarative programming languages (OCaml, Erlang) a plus
  • Passion for programming languages, compilers, databases
  • Experience with mobile web design
  • Experience developing native mobile applications (iOS/Android)
  • Experience with game development or social game mechanics
  • Interest in both the nitty gritty and the big picture
  • Interest in both coding and leadership
  • Interest in customer development or lean startup principles
  • Renaissance person who can wear many hats
  • Intellectual breadth, beyond software
  • Eloquent, entrepreneurial, and a great sense of humour
 
For more information please visit: http://enthrive.com/home/job_engineer

To apply: To apply for this position, email us at jobs@enthrive.com.

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