Groupsite.com Inc.: Senior Rails Developer

Posted by | October 8, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Columbia, MD

URL: www.groupsite.com

Our team wants you if you are an experienced, passionate Ruby developer ready to work on some exciting new projects.  You must know consumer web products and have a knack for improving existing ones.  We pay great salaries and include generous stock options.  We prefer candidates who can come into our Columbia,MD office a few days a week, but we will happily discuss telecommuting options. Work for a fun, flexible, self-sufficient company positioned for strong growth.
Our hosted platform sits at the intersection of online groups/listservs (Yahoo!Groups), collaboration software (MS Sharepoint), and social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook).  We meet the growing demand for “collaboration communities” by offering an unparalleled, seamless and completely integrated service where group members can communicate, share, and network to make things happen.
Our users have created over 40,000 Groupsites.  In addition to thousands of individuals who have created Groupsites, organizations using our service include Accenture, The Nature Conservancy, American Chemical Society, ACORE, National Education Association, the American Bankers Association, Jacksonville Jaguars, Monster Government Solutions and more.
Technologies we use and love and hope you do too: Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, Rack, Nginx, Unicorn, Cucumber, Rspec, MySQL, Memcached, Redis, Resque, HTML5, HAML, Sass (SCSS), Compass, Javascript, Coffeescript, jQuery, Solr, git, postfix, vim, emacs, Amazon S3, Pivotal Tracker, New Relic RPM, Hoptoad.
Familiarity with REST principles, relational DB design, new NoSQL options, web design and usability, listservs and web forums, content management systems, web security, and mobile web development is desirable.  If you are passionate about scaling web infrastructure, zero downtime, pair programming, continuous integration and deployment, the YAGNI ethic, behavior driven design, and agile development, then we’d love to have you.
Candidates with demonstrable open source contributions will be given priority. Send us your Github (or Launchpad, Bitbucket, etc) username, please!

To apply: Send an email to jobs@groupsite.com

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