FANHATTAN: Ruby Developer

Posted by | September 22, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: San Mateo, CA, United States


Fanhattan is a service that inspires you to discover all the world’s entertainment. Launched at All Things Digital in June 2011, Fanhattan brings a new approach to entertainment discovery by helping you browse all the world’s movies and TV shows with a simple and elegant user  experience – in the living room, on the web, and on the go. The service encourages exploration by combining movies and TV shows with an expansive world of related content, visual assets, and information pulled from the web that bring entertainment to life. Finally, Fanhattan gives you the most comprehensive set of options on where to ?nd the entertainment you want across the top digital media providers – Net?ix, Hulu Plus, iTunes, and ABC.
The Fanhattan iPad app is now live in the App Store. Expect more platforms soon, and join us now to play a pivotal role as we evolve and grow the Fanhattan service.
For more information, check out our website at and our press:
About the Position
We?re looking for a strong autonomous general programmer with great Ruby knowledge and with capacity and will to evolve. We’re currently using a custom Ruby stack with Rails components and a MongoDB backend, but are looking for someone with enough experience to adapt to new technologies as needed.
Desired Skills
• Ruby proficiency
• MongoDB
• Other distributed databases (Riak, Memcached, Redis, Cassandra, Hbase, etc.)
• Strong Traditional SQL Experience is a plus
• API Design, client-Server communication experience
• Caching techniques
• Testing (TDD & BDD knowledge is a plus)
• Start-up mentality
• Autonomous
Desired Interests
• Scala, Go & concurrency
• Solr & search optimization
• In memory caching and indexing
• Fault-tolerant service architecture
• Multi-data center and distributed data
If digital entertainment is your passion, Fanhattan is for you: an obsession for user experience, disruptive technology, high-profile investors, and an experienced team of designers, engineers, and executives from both the technology and entertainment industries.

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