Metromix LLC: Web Software Developer

Posted by | September 30, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Chicago, IL


Metromix LLC is looking for an experienced full stack web developer to join our team delivering awesome web-based and mobile software to our users. Metromix is a network of local entertainment & nightlife sites covering 56 U.S. cities and serving over 3 million unique visitors every month.
We’re looking for:
  • 3-5 years experience building dynamic, database-driven web applications, backed by a relational database like MySQL or Postgres.
  • Strong background with Ruby and Rails.
  • Fluency with test-driven development; experience with BDD tools like RSpec or Cucumber a plus
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, HTML & CSS
  • Comfort working in a Unix/Linux environment,  including Mac OS X
  • Excellent communication skills, and a willingness to answer questions and work closely with product & QA teams
We’ll be especially eager to talk to you if you have:
  • Prior experience delivering quality software at web scale
  • Experience or knowledge about “NoSQL” storage tools like CouchDB, MongoDB or Redis
  • Familiarity with HTML5 technologies (like geolocation or web workers) or microformats
  • Experience developing native mobile apps for iOS (iPhone, iPad) or Android, or a strong interest in learning

About us
We’re a small team. We practice Agile software development, with daily standups, honest retrospectives and a story-driven planning process. We may be a media company, but we are committed to delivering quality software for our users. We test our code continuously, release often, and pair program as needed.
We offer a competitive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), paid time off, and more. Candidates will need to be available to work full-time in our office in Chicago’s Loop district.
Principals only, please.

To apply: E-mail your resume to Code samples or links to your blog, social network profile and/or GitHub account are not required, but we’d love to see them if you’ve got ’em.

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