Vitrue, Inc: Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

Posted by | February 24, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Dallas, TX, San Francisco, CA and Cincinnati, OH

URL: http://vitrue.com/

Summary
We’re looking for talented, passionate hackers who want to
solve interesting problems in social media primarily on Facebook and Twitter.
The Software Engineer will be responsible for quickly
developing interactive web applications, largely on Facebook. Will participate
in the design and coding of end-to-end applications including database models,
application logic, and presentation layers.  Our Technology stack includes Ruby on Rails, MySQL, and
JQuery, to name a few technologies, but we’re looking for sharp individuals who
are able to adapt the right technologies to solve business problems.
Responsibilities
Produce high-quality, standards-compliant code on short
deadlines- 85% Coding
Work with the Marketing Team and other non-development
groups to engage consumers using social media
Technologies we
use daily
Mac OS X, Ruby on Rails, Facebook, Twitter, MySQL, MongoDB,
Cloud Computing
Would you like
to…
·     
Scale apps to handle over 1500 requests per
minute?
·     
Have your work be seen by hundreds of millions
of people?
·     
Use NoSQL in a production environment?
·     
Do test driven development?
·     
Spend your day engineering software instead of
wasting time in meetings?
·     
Have the freedom to use new technology?
 
So did we. That’s why
we work at Vitrue.
Requirements
·     
Solid software development skills
·     
One or more years developing in Ruby on Rails,
Python, Java, PHP, or any “next gen” scripting language
·     
Proficiency at optimizing SQL queries (exposure
to NoSQL is a plus)
·     
Experience with Mac OS X or another *NIX. We
don’t do Windows.
·     
JavaScript and the typical web-related alphabet
soup (HTML, AJAX, JSON, XML, CSS, etc.), HTML5 exposure is a plus
·     
Write standards-compliant HTML and CSS
·     
Strive for beautiful code
 
Desirables
·     
Social Media experience is a plus
·     
Experience in a start-up environment is
preferred
Compensation and
Benefits
·     
Competitive salary
·     
Excellent medical, dental, and life insurance
·     
Stock options
·     
Generous vacation time
·     
Cool coworkers
·     
Up to date tech library
·     
No IE6 support
·     
Easy access to public transportation

To apply: Please email us your resume with a cover letter introducing yourself and explaining why you are a good candidate for this position. Include the position title in the subject line. Send resumes to hr@vitrue.com and make sure you check us out online at http

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