Revolution Prep: Software Developer (web, Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, jQuery)

Posted by | February 28, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Santa Monica, CA


Revolution Prep is looking for junior to mid-level software developers
to join our development team. You’ll be working with a technical project
lead, developing web applications for online education and live
classroom products using Ruby on Rails, AJAX, JavaScript, MySQL, and
Redis in an agile development environment.

We’re looking for smart people who can learn quickly, love technology,
and want to work on innovative web applications. Prior experience in
Ruby or Rails is not required but you must have experience developing in
an object-oriented language and the ability to learn new languages
quickly. In addition, you should have experience in developing web
software applications using the MVC pattern.

Revolution Prep is a fast-growing, profitable, privately-held company
that is developing innovative technology and instruction with a goal of
making education smarter for everyone. Our online courses (try a demo at
are being used by both schools and individuals; we have also recently
added live online classes, integrated with the rest of our online
platform, to all of our course offerings. We plan to continue expanding
this platform in both functionality and scale.

Required skills:
  • Experience in any of the following object-oriented languages: Ruby,
    Python, Objective-C, Java, or Smalltalk (personal or academic
    experience OK)
  • Experience working with the MVC design pattern
  • Experience with JavaScript (preferably with jQuery) and AJAX
  • Ability to learn new languages and read and understand other people’s code


  • Experience with Ruby, Rails, jQuery, MySQL, UNIX, git, CSS, Redis
  • Regular reader of Stack Overflow
  • Obsession with all things open source

Total compensation: DOQ. In addition: Medical, Dental, Vision benefits, 401k with Company matching and an Equity Incentive plan.

To apply: To Apply: Please complete an online application at

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