MORExchange: Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Posted by | November 2, 2010 | Uncategorized

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Location: Chicago, IL

URL: http://www.morexchange.com

The mortgage industry needs a shake up. (Duh.) MORExchange aims to do just that.
And we need your help.
We’re
a well-funded, early-stage start up based here in Chicago. We’ve got
very big plans, but for now, we’re three things: A) The first mortgage
search engine that consults real bank underwriting and pricing rules to
deliver accurate quote personalized to each user’s financial situation;
B) The first mortgage search engine that shows the lender’s wholesale
pricing; and C) a service that allows you to get a mortgage without
paying $5,000 – $10,000 in commissions to a broker. Our fee for
processing your mortgage is just $750.   
We’re
days away from the launch of the beta of MORExchange. We need talented
and passionate Rails developers to join our team to help us get to
Release 2 and beyond. We’re a small but growing company with a team
focus and a casual atmosphere. No suits. No bureaucracy. No B.S. We
believe in code quality, user experience, and Lean/Agile development
methods.
What You Should Have:
  • Familiarity
    with Agile methods including Pair Programming, Test-Driven Development,
    Refactoring, Simple Design and Continuous Integration
  • Experience with Rails development and deployment
  • Extensive skills with at least one modern language – such as Java or C#
  • Mastery of OO design and design patterns
  • Proven ability to lead small teams and mentor junior colleagues
  • Self-motivated personality
  • Ruby community involvement and seek to share knowledge through blogs, user groups and conferences
  • Preferably you will have experience with MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Cucumber, RSpec, jQuery, Apache, Git, and Web Development
This
position be located on site at our Chicago offices. We’re sorry, but
MORExchange can’t provide relocation at
this time.
Who We Are:
MORExchange
was founded in 2009 to bring consumers and lenders together, saving the
average home purchaser a minimum of 75% on mortgage fees, and .5% on
interest rates, and introducing transparency into the real cost of the
purchaser’s mortgage. We closed a multi-million dollar angel funding
round last year and are currently in an A-round search. MORExchange.com
launched our friends and family beta on 10/10/10.

To apply: To get in on the action, please email a resume and cover letter to resume@morexchange.net, using SRRAILS10037 as part of your subject line.

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