Memolane: Senior Back-End Engineer
Location: San Francisco, CA
complex development obstacles as they pertain to Ruby, databases (CouchDB and
others), scalability, Sinatra, OAuth, integration with third party APIs, and
the daily maintenance and updating of the back-end of a complex web
- You are
a whiz at writing code. Any time, any language! While Ruby is our main
language, you can pick up whatever tool is needed to get the job done.
- You are
familiar with WEB standards, HTTP protocol, and their related guidelines and
find sprints, stand-ups, and agile thinking to be essential to staying sane as
- No one
has to tell you about social media, you use it, and you get it.
believe in seeing things from the user’s perspective and can let this guide you
even when creating highly complex and abstract systems far from what the user
rogue is not your M.O. You believe source control and bug/ticket/feature
management are essential to development and communication.
believe what is right is mostly determined by users and objective metrics.
- You GIT
most, if not all, content versioning systems.
an unlimited amount of time you’d write a test case for everything including
- You are
not a Front-End Engineer but whipping together a few lines of HTML and
interaction and collaboration with our Back-End Lead and developers as well as
our Front-end Developers.
attendance and participation in stand-up meetings.
develop, and manage server-side technologies for a web application.
up-to-date and knowledgeable about server-side technologies and methodologies.
and collaborate on a daily basis with all team members to produce a
user-centered web application.
Years experience or mind-blowing, amazing work
working as a key member of a very dynamic and agile development team
- BS, MS,
or higher in Computer Science or equivalent work experience a plus
in the core competencies of Ruby with a proven track record of clean,
fast, working Ruby and examples of your code
written, verbal, and presentation skills
demonstrate vision and planning in everything you do
- You are
self-motivated, clever, and able to think out of the box
experience creating and using with
motivation grows when the challenges gets harder
people say “That is impossible”, you cannot wait to prove them wrong
- A Freaking Sweet
Product: Wait until you see what we are
making here. This isn’t one of those: “We’re like a Digg for Magicians, or a
Finance App for Glass Unicorn Collectors…” startups. This is genuinely cool
stuff that brings value and fun into social media.
- No more writing code for stuff that has already been solved
a hundred times over by other people. Our problems are new and challenging and
many of our solutions are unique.
- Leave your boring or unfulfilling job. Come join an
innovative team on the front-lines of social media. Stop doing unreliable
freelance (if you are). You’ll have a flexible, great client in the team at
suck. No dull people. We are a fun bunch, we work hard and play harder. We like
to think we’re interesting and exciting. We like new tech/gadgets, interesting
conversation, the latest development cleverness and good
food/films/books/music. We hired our UX Director while waterskiing.
team at Memolane?
to meet you!
search, comment and share your history. Headquartered in San Francisco,
California, Memolane, Inc. was founded in Spring 2010 by a team of young and
talented entrepreneurs. Memolane is the winner of StartupWeekend Copenhagen
2010, and is funded by August Capital and Atomico Ventures.
To apply: email@example.com
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