Kosmix: Front End Engineer- Ruby Developer

Posted by | January 12, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Mountain View, CA

URL: www.kosmix.com

The following divisions at Kosmix are hiring!  Both offer the unique opportunity to be a
part of the development of revolutionary products along with the opportunity to
be part of world-class team.
Social
Genome Division
Every two days the world creates as much
information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003. If you’re
worried that you’re missing the best of what the world is talking about, it’s
probably because you are: On any given day, people send 100 million tweets,
share 830 million items on Facebook, upload 6.1 million photos to Flickr and
add 2.1 million minutes of video to YouTube.
Kosmix is building the world’s leading real-time platform to map this full
social media stream (1 billion updates to update our 100M node semantic graph)
so that consumers can cut through the noise and
connect with the stuff that really matters to them.
Check it out for yourself!!
For
a small glimpse of what this Social Media Filter is capable of, check
out www.tweetbeat.com – our Twitter Event filter for TV
Shows, Sporting Events and News Events; a TiVo for the web. 
RightHealth
Division
RightHealth.com is the #2 most trafficked online
global health destination and we are putting all hands on deck to make a run
for #1.  RH attracts 10M+ monthly unique visitors and we are within an arm’s reach of
overtaking #1 in this category.  But
we’ll need your help to get there!
Quick
stats:
  • RightHealth.com
    is the #2 online global health destination with 30M+ monthly page views.
  • Built
    on top of cutting edge web scalecategorization technology developed by a team
    of world-class engineers.
  • RightHealth.com
    is the most profitable division of Kosmix, a 70-person Mountain View based
    startup backed by $55M from top tier VC firms Accel and Lightspeed Ventures,
    among others.Relevance and Categorization Engineer
The Opportunity:
As
our Ruby Developer, you will be a senior and contributing member of the
Kosmix Real Time development team and will be responsible for driving
the development of innovative consumer Real Time applications using
Ruby, RoR, Ajax, Javascript, etc. You will help make technology
decisions, work as part of a small team, design/architect, implement and
mentor. You will also be a “Product Engineer”, coming up with and
experimenting with new ideas to engage and delight our consumers.
Qualifications:
• Experience building world-class, optimized, consumer web applications
• Strong understanding of OOP programming techniques and design patterns
• Expert Javascript/HTML/CSS/Ajax coding skills
• Programming skills in Ruby, RoR and related technologies
• Experience and high proficiency with web standards, CSS-based design, and cross-browser compatibility
• Knowledgeable foundation in interaction design principles
• Great written communication and documentation abilities
Desired Skills:
• Passion/experience with social media/web 2.0 applications
• Visual-design skills
• BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline a plus

To apply: http://www.kosmix.com/html/join_us.html?action=viewDetails&accountId=224a8d6c1a3a8935bf1ceea1b27db1373bf6c982&jobId=0110&jobSource=37signals

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