Ruby Lead Developer / Architect in Bay Area

Discussion in 'Ruby' started by Matthew Haver, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Ruby Lead Developer / Architect

    Our client is a venture-backed start-up building a social media
    content encouragement system. The company is a small but dedicated mix
    of industry veterans from compelling products like: Blogger, Google
    Reader, Cold Fusion, Flex, MySpace, Plazes, and Sphere.

    They are hiring a handful of stellar, driven engineers who love to
    iteratively develop fun and useful products based on open source and
    next-generation technologies.

    They are looking to fill a tech lead position at their Bay Area office
    location. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company in its
    developing stages, and work closely with a small team of talented,
    passionate engineers.

    Hard Skills:

    • Extensive software development experience in a variety of languages
    • Experience with Unix/Linux environments
    • Expert level development and architecture w/ Ruby on Rails
    • +’s: Merb, JSON, SOA, Web services, AJAX, SQL, XML, CouchDB,
    • Lead/architecture experience, but still a hands-on developer
    • Demonstrated ability to architect, design and develop scalable Web
    • Strong SEO experience
    • Deep knowledge of (semi-)structured data
    • Experience developing a CMS or e-commerce platform is a big plus

    Soft Skills
    • Involvement in Ruby and Open Source communities.
    • Passionate about the web.
    • Dedicated, risk-taking, inspired individual who wishes to build
    compelling products and a successful company
    • Startup and/or entrepreneurial experience
    • Team player who can keep his/her ego in check, loves to eat hard
    problems for breakfast, and enjoys mentoring junior talent
    • Leadership (not necessarily management) experience

    Type: permanent on-site position

    Location: Lafayette, CA 94549

    If you are interested please email me or feel free to pass this on to
    anyone else that might be interested.

    Matthew Haver CIR ACIR CDR
    Senior Technical Recruiter
    Amerit Consulting
    858.412.3223 Office
    858.774.3294 Mobile
    mhaver at ameritconsulting dot com
    Matthew Haver, Nov 13, 2008
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