Incentive Targeting, Inc.: Software Engineer – Rails Developer

Posted by | November 1, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA


Company Overview
Incentive Targeting, an early-stage startup, is revolutionizing targeted marketing by creating the fastest shopper analytics and offer management application for the retail industry. The company’s novel, patent-pending, interactive, self-service platform allows marketers to create, manage, and measure the effect of promotional campaigns. For the first time, the capabilities and technologies of modern Internet marketing and advertising (self-service, pay-for-performance, real-time) are made available to the brick-and-mortar retail world. We are seeing market-leading results and a substantial return-on-investment with our initial customers and our investors include industry leaders.
Job Description
Incentive Targeting is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Software Engineer who is driven to solve difficult problems using the latest web technologies, data storage solutions and cloud services. The new hire will work on all aspects of the company’s revolutionary, web- based, shopper analysis and offer management application. Team members are expected to wear multiple hats and be willing to work with all of the technologies that are used to implement the application.
A qualified candidate must have a strong understanding of object-oriented software development concepts. We are looking for engineers that are passionate about software development, pride themselves on implementing maintainable code, work well in a team environment and want to push web and data storage technologies to achieve unprecedented interactivity, performance, and usability. Experience in the following technologies is highly desired: Ruby on Rails, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/AJAX, SQL, MySQL, RSpec. In addition, experience processing and querying terabyte-sized data sets is a plus.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience developing scalable, multi-tier, web-based applications which support multiple, concurrent users
  • Understands and uses automated testing frameworks
  • Has used some of the following technologies: Ruby on Rails, HTML/CSS/JavaScript/AJAX, SQL, Data modeling
Preferred Skills/Experience
  • Experience processing and querying terabyte-sized data sets
  • Experience designing and implementing novel, data visualization software
  • Other preferred technologies: MySQL, RSpec, Redis, Beanstalkd, Java (Tomcat)

To apply: To inquire about this position, please send a cover letter and a resume to

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