Harvest: Rails Developer

Posted by | January 14, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: New York, NY

URL: http://www.getharvest.com/

Harvest is looking for a serious and experienced Rails developer to join us in creating the next generation of web software for businesses and teams. The products you work on will be seen and used by leading consultancies, freelancers, and Fortune 500 companies around the world. You’ll work with smart, fun, humble, and hard-working folks in a beautiful NYC downtown office. Sounds good?
Who You Are

  • You enjoy and excel in programming.
  • You have a GitHub account and your own Ruby projects, and you’re ready to show them to us.
  • You believe in agile method, and respect and cherish tests.
  • You know not to over-engineer.
  • You love the web, and you’re interested in everything from CSS to databases.
  • You take pride in doing great work. You care about the details.
  • You want to be part of a small, growing company that is making an impact on the workflow and efficiency of small business.
  • You’ll fit in with our team as an honest, responsible, and humble person with a sense of humor.
  • You’re authorized to work in the United States.
Sample of Things You Might Work On
We can’t predict the future, so we’ll just list out a few things that we did in the past few weeks, and things we would’ve done if you were here.
  • Extend Harvest integrations to places like Chrome Web Store andPayPal.
  • Implement the latest in HTML 5 features to keep Harvest’s user interfaces the best in the business.
  • Discover performance bottlenecks and replace with high-performing solutions you create. Test your caching comfort level.
  • Build and enhance tools our support team uses to provide the best customer experience on the web.
  • Build a great tool our team uses every day, like Lumberjack, our internally written log search tool.
  • Create new libraries to replace those you find lacking.
  • Refactor internal code to use the latest and greatest Ruby and Rails features, like Arel and Rack middleware.
  • Upgrade to the latest open source tools, like Rails.

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