Smartdate: Senior Rails Engineer

Posted by | February 7, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Paris, France


Smartdate is the fastest growing social dating site in the World, with 22,000 people registering everyday, and revenues going through the roof!
Our service is an international platform loaded with highly innovative Web 2.0 functionalities and fully integrated with social networks (Facebook). We are an ambitious startup developed by proven entrepreneurs and experts in the industry.
Our teams are based in Paris and NY, in a fast growing and very international environment (12 nationalities). We work primarily in English.
With us, you will experience from the inside the thrill of building up a future web sensation with a vibrant and motivated international team.
So if you are: 
  • a great developer, collaborator, and inventor all rolled into one
  • looking for the next problem to solve, in a fast-paced and engineering-driven environment
  • passionate about complex and exciting web 2.0 issues such as collaborative filtering and fuzzy logic
  • interested in working with a hard-core, talented development team in one of the most beautiful cities in the world
  • someone who understands that Programming is an art form that sometimes fights back
  • someone who sees the big picture
  • someone who thinks that Linux is so easy to use that Grandma can use it
  • entertained in your off hours by taking things apart just to see how they work? And more importantly, are successful putting them back together when you’re done
  • excited by the idea of working for a new Internet start-up in the heart of central Paris and making some serious money 
  • available to work in our Paris or New York offices
Perks include:
Loft-like offices + Kitchen stocked of free drinks 
Job requirements:
  • Must have über knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Previous startup experience and development in an Agile development life cycle a bonus
  • Strong Understanding of Design Patterns and software architecture
  • Experience with large scale deployments a plus
  • Insightful Database knowledge
  • Familiarity with the NoSQL movement
  • Interest in Collaborative Filtering
  • Understands what is funny about Chuck Norris
  • A hungry mind that wants to push concepts to the limit
  • The maturity to know when to work like crazy, and when to kick back
  • World-class knowledge of any or all: Ruby (Rails), Python, Java, C++, C, Assembly (byte-code)

To apply: Send an email to If you are not an EU citizen we can obtain EU work permits, so please don’t hesitate.

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