MapQuest: Sr. Software Engineer – Ruby on Rails

Posted by | May 24, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Denver, CO

URL: http://www.mapquest.com

Good morning agent. Your quest, should you choose to accept it, is to work with Agile development methods to deliver measurable software value in an incremental and iterative fashion for one of the world’s most utilized websites: MapQuest.  We need only the brightest and best agents for this position.  Your advanced knowledge web application implementation, technologies and concepts, strong object oriented programming and design skills, and experience developing intuitive user interfaces  are what will get you through this quest and allow you to shine as the software superhero you really are. The navigational lives of 60 million of people depend on you and your ability to deliver high-value, high-quality solutions with consumer facing web applications.
Think you have what it takes for this quest?
·         Yes, I have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in engineering or computer science or equivalent experience and at least  5+ years of experience in software development.
·         Yes, I also have advanced knowledge of Ruby on Rails, HTML, object-oriented Javascript, CSS, XML, JSON, AJAX, web services and Java.
·         Yes, I have experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and automated testing tools – such as JUnit and Selenium;  HTML5 and Mobile Web development.
·         Yes, I have worked with version control systems (Git, Subversion)and my experience even extends to converting graphical mocks into functional mark-up.
 
As part of your quest, you may be called upon for additional obligations. It’s important you have experience with WebGL or OpenGL, an understanding of online Ad display and Sponsored Links usage, integration, tracking and reporting, collaboration with UX roles – Interaction Design, Graphics Design, familiarity with relational databases including MySQL and PostGreSQL and query writing in SQL, and knowledge of Apache and Tomcat servers.
Because you have demonstrated your analytical prowess, understand the complexity of working with a geographically diverse team and always deliver on schedule, within budget and at a high level of quality, we feel you are the agent for this quest. You’ll work in our advanced, new secret headquarters, located in LoDo Denver so you can experience firsthand the energy and innovation of our team. This message will not self-destruct; however, you may lose out on the opportunity to help save the world (wide web) to another agent, so apply in the next ten seconds. Good luck.
 
*Local candidates only – no relocation assistance for this position*
*No agencies or third parties please!*
 
 

To apply: Send resume to: robyn.levine@teamaol.com

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