Gojee Inc.: Senior Rails Developer at Venture Funded Startup

Posted by | July 10, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: SoHo, New York City

URL: www.gojee.com

Gojee is a venture-backed New York City-based internet startup that turns web surfers into brain craving zombies.  
We are a small team of do-everything engineers looking for more of the same.  We believe good programmers are craftsmen who have many tools in his or her tool kit.  Gojee runs on Rails, Coffeescript, Backbone.js, iOS, and Android.  
If don’t just write code to work, but write code that works elegantly, with maintenability in mind, then send us your resume or git account.
Benefits include:  Extremely competitive salary with equity, health insurance, and gym membership; free lunches and dinners in addition to a fully stocked kitchen; random games of xbox, pool and ping pong during the day.
What the critics say:
– Finalist for the 2012 Crunchies Award in Design (with Path, Pinterest, Quora, and Orchestra)
– Top 100 Brilliant Companies of 2012 by Entreprenuer Magazine
– Top 100 Websites of 2011 PC Mag
What you’ll be doing:
– Developing across the full stack (Coffeescript, Backbone, Rails) for Gojee.com, Gojee Publisher, and our API
– Benchmark and improve site performance across the entire application (Postgres, Rails, Coffeescript)
– Communicating with the product team on specifications
– Leading code reviews and code design sessions
– Testing using Jasmine, Rspec, and Cucumber
– Enhancing our Data API that serves both our web app and mobile apps
– Improving our SOLR-based Recipe Recommendation Engine
– Working with our infrastructure on Linode, AWS, and Heroku
– Pair programming with Senior developers and founder
What skills you need:
– 2+ years of Ruby on Rails and Javascript experience
– 2+ years of work experiences
– B.S. in Computer Science
– Detail oriented and self starter
What gets you brownie points:
– Developed sites using Backbone
– Experience with Coffeescript
– Interest in mobile programming and iOS

To apply: Email info to mike.lavalle@gojee.com

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