Ruby Lead Developer / Architect in Bay Area


Matthew Haver

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


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