NewsLook: Senior Rails Programmer

Posted by | July 22, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Anywhere/United States

URL: http://www.newslook.com

Digital Media start up in New York area looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer to join our team and train with our development lead.  This is a chance to work (remotely) with a unique emerging company and create video solutions for online publishers. A full time programmer will help NewsLook develop innovative video centric tools while adding your expertise to the first, video-only news website.  An opportunity to work in an creative and entrepreneurial setting where your knowledge and opinion are not only valued, but are crucial in the decision making process.
 
Company:
 
NewsLook is a premium video news destination and a syndication portal servicing some of the worlds leading news organizations and video search engines including Christian Science Monitor, DailyMotion, Blinkx, LiveStation and many more. We are launching on an additional 125 websites this fall reaching an audience of well over 100 million unique users. We are also building out consumer applications for mobile, tablet and iPTV.
 
Qualifications:
 
– Proficient in: Ruby, Rails, CSS, JavaScript, REST, jQuery, API creation and documentation, RSS, XML, mySQL, Nginx mod phusion, Sphinx, HTML5
– Experience with video & online advertising preferred
– Android and iOS programming experience preferred
– At least 2 years experience
– Can be based anywhere in United States
 
Responsibilities:
 
– Building and maintaining FTP servers
– Developing apps for mobile platforms and iPTV
– Implementation of new web design and features including social media tools
– Streamline CMS
– Interface with business and editorial teams to solve issues with site, CMS, and publishing tools
– Expand upon existing publishing tools and analytics
 
Compensation:
 
Competitive starting salary based on experienced, possible equity, work from home. Possibility of promotion to SVP of Tech or CTO based on performance.
 

To apply: Send resume to fred@newslook.com.
Please include any examples of relevant work.

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