HowAboutWe.com: Senior Software Engineer

Posted by | September 16, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Who
We’re Looking For
 
You
are an expert software developer who wants to join us in creating a suite of
large consumer-facing dating products that are transforming the way people find
love online and offline. 
 You
are excited to help define and build out our feature backlog, which includes
recommendation algorithm implementation, API development, native mobile
development, a variety of scaling challenges, and gamification. Ideal
candidates have extensive experience using Ruby on Rails and JavaScript.
 
As
a smart, creative, and independent thinker, you want to have a large impact on
our products. Your contributions will span the entire product lifecycle from
weighing in on design to anchoring rapid agile feature development to maintaining
operations environments. 
 
People
want you on their project because they know it will increase its chances of
success. You’re driven to excel, have previous start-up experience and are
engaged with local development / start-up communities.
 
The
ideal candidate has:
 ?     
Several years experience building web applications using Ruby on Rails or
similar technologies
?     
Strong understanding of web standards and modern client-side engineering
using JavaScript, SCSS, HAML, Compass, et al.
?     
Significant experience using test-driven development to design and test
software
?     
Experience with pair programming and a predilection toward aggressive
refactoring
?     
Eagerness to be part of a software development process that values
continuous improvement, team collaboration, engineering excellence and constant
deployment

Experience operating and scaling a
high-volume consumer web application

To apply: To apply please first check out our site and make sure you like our work and want to contribute to it. Then please send a resume and cover letter to Aaron Schildkrout, CEO at aarons@howaboutwe.com.

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