[JOBS] Agile Rails job in Oceanside CA (w/plans to move to Orange County in the near future)


Loves to code. Creating and building stuff excites you
Knows OO Uncle Bob’s SOLID, the principles of design patterns rather
than rubber stamped templates
Appreciate elegance, to include Kent Beck’s rules of simple design
Works efficiently and effectively, striving to always get better and
Team player
Has fun, is fun
Polyglot, but loves Ruby
Web programming, but it’s not all you’ve done or will do
Have ideas, willing to pitch and see them come to fruition

We publish the best financial research in the world, including real
time commentary and trading recommendations. Hedgeye Risk Management
is the leading real-time research firm. The Hedgeye team features some
of the world’s most regarded research analysts – united around a
vision of independent, un-compromised real-time investment research as
a service. Hedgeye is taking the processes of a world-class investment
team and ripping back the curtain on Wall Street, by making the real-
time insights the bankers have jealously guarded available to every
Startup that actually makes money
Our web application is the distribution part of our business, not the
only part of the business
Do Agile development with a small team, with company buy in
Developer and Business work together directly
Things that excite you

Agile – the more eXtreme the better
Web development, esp. Ruby on Rails, the Rails/Merb 3.0 merge excites
TDD/BDD – nuff said, you believe this to be the most effective way to
Refactoring – without quality, code is nothing
Pair Programming – quality, sharing, synergy are important to you
Exploring new tech – you know that somewhere someone’s writing the new
hotness and you’d like to be in on it
Attention Jr. programmers. If you don’t match this yet but aspire to
such, we may have an opening for you!

Salary Commensurate with Ability


Subsidized health insurance
Flex schedule
Paid RubyConf/RailsConf, others conferences as appropriate (did FOWA
and Dreamforce this year)
Office is in Oceanside, CA, with plans to more north to Orange County
in the near future.

Please reply to this posting with your resume and cover letter to
[email protected]

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
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commercial interests.

Required skills:
Skills you ought to have

Ruby – this is what we code most of our stuff in
TDD/BDD – this is how we work
Rspec, Cucumber – these are our main automated testing frameworks
*nix savvy – we develop on OSX, deploy to linux
Verbal/written communication skills – everyone asks for these, we’ll
be lemmings on this one
Desired skills:
Bonus points

scaled a web application – the bigger the better
security – extra points here
Do we have a match?