Site5 Web Hosting: Ruby on Rails Developer

Posted by | January 25, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Anywhere (Work from Home)

URL: http://www.site5.com

The Position
Site5 is seeking a mid-level Ruby on Rails developer. The chosen candidate will be working from home with a small group of top-notch, highly knowledgable developers who are passionate about their coding. You will be working on writing a group of related Rails 3.2 applications which are currently being developed from scratch, in-house. The applications will replace our CRM & billing system, Synco, and our client account manager, Backstage. You can read more about them at http://www.eng5.com
Our ideal candidate is pragmatic, quick thinking, and a great problem solver. You should not be afraid when google returns 0 results for the answer you’re looking for. Below is a list of requirements needed for this position as well as some additional skills that would be desirable.
Skill Requirements
  • Ruby and object-oriented programming (2+ years)
  • Rails (2+ years)
  • Rails database migrations
  • Testing (Rspec, Shoulda, Test::Unit etc…)
  • MySQL (including database design and performance tuning)
  • Prototype or jQuery
  • API integration experience
  • Modern HTML & CSS skills
  • Comfortable working with Git
  • Able to view solutions from a customer perspective
Additional Skills desired
  • cPanel API experience
  • SOAP
  • Sinatra
  • Rack
  • Active::Merchant
  • Gem Authoring
  • SCSS
  • CoffeeScript
  • Involved in open source projects
Meet the team
– Justin Mazzi, Chief of Engineering
– Dan Richert, Software Engineer
– Joshua Priddle, Software Engineer
Why should you work at Site5?
Site5 is very active in the open source community which you can read about more at http://www.eng5.com. You can also have a peek at our projects on Github http://github.com/site5. Here are a few reasons you may enjoy working for Site5.
  • You will be working from the comfort of your home anywhere in the world!
  • We are a small company with under 75 team members and have some great opportunities to move up and further your career!
  • All employees receive 17 days of paid time off per year.
  • Health/dental/vision insurance is available to U.S. employees.
  • Your input and suggestions matter, and we encourage them.
  • We encourage learning new skills and we will pay for the books to help. We want you to grow and move up in the company. Your success is our success!
  • Emphasis on using and contributing to open source software.
  • Creative and fun atmosphere. Our development team is just as passitionate about their music as they are their code.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Variety of problems to solve.
  • Freedom to use the tools you want to develop our software.

To apply: Email railsjob@site5.com with a link to your github account.

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