Thrillcall: Senior Rails Developer – Thrillcall

Posted by | November 15, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: San Francisco, CA


Senior Rails Developer – Thrillcall
Are you a Senior Rails developer with a love of clean code and strong fundamentals in object-oriented programming? Are you as opinionated as Rails is? Are you a looking to work in a dynamic small-team environment where you’ll be challenged every day while not on the path to burnout?  Do you want to help guide and implement a fully cloud based solution for development and operations? If so, we have an opportunity for you at Thrillcall.
Full time Senior Developer position in San Francisco
  • Be the team expert with all aspects of Ruby/Ruby on Rails
  • Work on a small dedicated team using Ruby on Rails, MongoDB, MySQL on EC2
  • Help lead the design and implementation of new feature releases in an test driven Agile development environment
  • Be a mentor for a great team of junior and mid-level developers
  • Be a key member of the technical design team, working with the Director of Engineering to discover, define, and implement best practice solutions
  • Provide thoughtful input at all stages of product development
  • Be opinionated, with the skills and experience to back it up
  • Sweat the details
  • 5+ years of web application programming
  • 3+ years of experience programming Ruby on Rails
  • Have a passion for writing elegant, modular code
  • Experienced with development of medium to large scale web applications
  • OOP
  • jQuery / Prototype Javascript Frameworks
  • Agile Development
  • BDD, Rspec & Cucumber
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Memcached / Redis
  • Git / GitHub
  • Message Queue
  • Web Scraping, Nokogiri / Hpricot
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • System monitoring (God, Monit, Nagios)
  • Daemon development in Ruby
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, SQS, RDS)
  • RightScale
  • Map/Reduce
  • Data Mining / Hadoop
  • API Development (REST)
  • Continuous Integration Testing and metrics
  • Operations and server admin experience a big plus
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
About Us
  • Thrillcall is a leader in the field of live music event and ticket data management and applications
  • We are an easy-going group of people who are passionate about web applications
  • We’re financially solid and long-term oriented
Mission and Values
  • We heart Macs – You’ll be working on a shiny Mac laptop!
  • We are a small, but growing, team that enjoys each others company
  • Great downtown San Francisco location in the heart of the financial district
  • We value your experience and your opinion
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