inSparq Inc.: WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER – BACK-END LEANING

Posted by | July 16, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: New York, NY

URL: http://insparq.com/

WEB
APPLICATION DEVELOPER – BACK-END LEANING
 
This
is an amazing opportunity to make your mark developing very cool products for a
tremendously promising start-up. You will work with the most cutting edge
technology, supported by an experienced team of entrepreneurs. Joining at this
stage, you will have the opportunity to leave your thumbprint forever. 
inSparq is a New York tech startup that is re-inventing how
products are sold online. We are taking what is most compelling about real
world shopping and building products that improve product discovery and social
engagement for major retailers. The company is backed by an amazing group of
angels and VCs, and has deep connections into the NYC startup ecosystem. Our
products are live on 350+ retailers and we’re growing fast.
We are looking for a smart, highly motivated individual with at
least seven years of experience in middle-tier/back-end development to join our
fast-growing team. We want you to have strong, pragmatic, hands-on knowledge of
both server and browser-side technologies (full-stack capable), and a passion
for building great web applications.
About you:
  • Self-starter and
    professional developer, in every sense of the word
  • Well-organized
    individual who documents their work and code
  • Proponent of test-first
    development
  • Passionate about
    writing lean multi-useful code
  • Great
    communicator and excellent multi-tasker
  • Have a good
    reputation on GitHub and/or Stack Overflow
 
Technologies
we use
(you do not need experience with all of these):
  • Languages: PHP (CodeIgniter),
    Node.js, Ruby (NOTE: we are moving more of our backend to Ruby)
  • Database: CouchDB,
    MySQL and Redis
  • Web Server: Nginx and
    Apache
  • Version control: Git
  • Deployment: Capistrano
  • Front End: HTML/CSS
    and lots of Javascript/AJAX.
Your
primary responsibilities will be:
  • Leading in the
    creation and development of our new product suite
  • Assisting in the
    maintenance of our current product suite
 
Compensation is startup market rate and includes full health
benefits and equity.
 

To apply: In order to apply, please send your resume to: Richie@insparqinc.com. Include your LinkedIn URL, GitHub URL, Stack Overflow Account and code samples.

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