Real Gravity: Ruby/Rails Engineer

Posted by | April 12, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: San Francisco, CA


We are an early-stage, angle-funded startup building the next generation online video marketplace.  We have several customers using and profiting from our application.  We have a small but functional system, and our next release requires your contribution.
We are looking for a talented and passionate Engineer to work on our Ruby on Rails web application.  Prior Ruby or Rails experience is not necessary.  If you have experience in web application development, we would be happy to introduce you to the wonderful world of Ruby and Rails.
– Significant web application development experience.
– An understanding of the full stack of web technologies.
– A passion for writing great, well-tested code.
– An ability to be productive on your own, with little management.
– A desire to have a major impact on a growing business.
Bonus Experience:
– Ruby and Rails.
– jQuery and javascript rich application experience.
– Deep understanding of MySQL including replication and tuning.
– Amazon Web Services, Rightscale and cloud deployment.
– Distributed job processing.
– Video Processing and Transcoding.
If you are passionate, have strong opinions, and are not afraid to be critical then we would like to talk to you.
We have a small engineering team. We offer plenty of opportunity to work anywhere in the stack.  Everything from jQuery plugins to cluster management tools will need work.  There are plenty of things to be done, and everything you do will have an immediate and significant impact.
We offer competitive compensation that includes equity and a standard set of benefits (e.g., health care).  We are a small growing company, and don’t have any pre-defined set of perks.  If there is something you would like to see, we would really like you to ask for it.
We are located at 181 Fremont, in San Francisco.  The office has convenient access to San Francisco public transit, as well as BART and the TransBay terminal.

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