[JOBS] Great Ruby Coding Opportunities in Boston Area and L.A

  1. CTO (Chief Technical Officer) Ruby Engineer:

My client offers a tremendous growth opportunity for a highly skilled,
experienced Ruby on Rails software engineer/coder to be rapidly groomed
and
promoted to a CTO role or someone who can fill a CTO role immediately.
They
are a highly successful VC-funded startup in the Worcester,
Massachusetts
area which has achieved world-dominance in their industry and has
successfully doubled market-share every year for the past three years.
They are also already profitable, presenting a near-ideal scenario for
entrepreneurial Ruby gurus.

They have retained me to recruit an aspiring CTO to build their
engineering
team, and to lead the technology development of their small company
poised
for “rocket-ride” growth, accessible to candidates in the Boston, MA
/Metrowest area as well as Providence, RI. Relocation assistance is
definitely possible.

What Youll Be Doing:

           Leading the technical development of web applications

serving up map-based, data heavy information products

           Solving challenging problems working with massive 

datasets
that include crime statistics, schools, lifestyles, neighborhoods and
more

           Working in an Agile, TDD environment writing code you can

be proud of

           Keeping existing products up-to-date with the latest

technologies, architectures, and standards

           Helping build a nimble engineering team with potential 

path
to CTO

           Collaborating with PhD Geographers and Statisticians to

create new, disruptive products

Whats In it For You?

           Major opportunity to build your own team with potential

path to CTO position

           Casual fun working environment, solving some of the most

exhilarating Big Data problems in the industry, alongside a team thats
as
passionate as you are about this stuff!

           Competitive salary, stock options for you to participate 

in
company success, and great benefits (401(k), 100% medical coverage, 11
paid
holidays)

           Great work/life balance, with 40-45 hour work weeks the

norm!

           Long-term stability with a venture backed start up that 

is
already profitable and growing

           Investors include the Founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Desired Skills & Experience:

           A BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or 

similar;
MS preferred

           5+ years designing and implementing complex, data-heavy

e-commerce systems

           Self-directed time management, documentation and

communication skills

           To be passionate about your craft

           Extensive RoR app dev experience with merchant processing

capabilities

           An ideal candidate would also possess:

o Familiarity with GIS-related software, incl. spatial
databases such as PostGIS and the Google Maps Javascript APIs

o Experience with all aspects/tiers of web and mobile web
app
development

o Strong Unix skills including API/data mining experience

o Scaling and performance tuning of high-traffic,
data-heavy
sites

Company Description: Small, high-end geospatial analysis Company born of
university research, specializing in location-based decision-making
tools:analytics, information and data.They license geospatial risk
analytics and SaaS products for a host of business to business
applications, and run the largest neighborhood search engine in the
world,
and the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood, according to
Money Magazine.

#2) Backend Ruby Engineer (Los A., CA):

My client is an energetic thriving startup changing the way
international
students find housing and strengthens the study abroad experience. The
mission is to enhance the study abroad experience by helping
international
students find and book housing near their new school.

Currently, international students studying in the US do not have trusted
resources that help them find quality housing or provide them with local
information and networking opportunities. Schools lack adequate housing
and
current third party services are outdated, expensive, and offer limited
choice.

My client offers a web and mobile platform that allows students to find
housing from private renters or qualified homestay programs. Photos,
profiles, reviews, and social features will help match students with
hosts.
A streamlined application process will expand choices and handle
payments.

They have retained me to seek an experienced and motivated Back-End
Developer. If you are an entrepreneurial, passionate candidate that
enjoys
programming, you’ll be a great fit for their team.

They we are looking for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile
environment wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly,
and
showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the need arises.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Experience using Ruby-on-Rails in a production environment.
Experience using HTML/CSS/Javascript/AJAX in a production environment.
Experience building and administering systems related to fraud,
payments,
API and recommendation engines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in areas outside of their usual comfort zone and get
things
done quickly.
Experience using a dynamic programming language in a production
environment
(or personal projects)

Company Description: Client’s mission is to enhance the study abroad
experience by helping international students find and book housing near
their new school.

Currently, international students studying in the US do not have trusted
resources that help them find quality housing or provide them with local
information and networking opportunities. Schools lack adequate housing
and
current third party services are outdated, expensive, and offer limited
choice.

Company offers a web and mobile platform that allows students to find
housing from private renters or qualified homestay programs. Photos,
profiles, reviews, and social features will help match students with
hosts.
A streamlined application process will expand choices and handle
payments.

My client is a graduate of the largest accelerator in Los A.,
backed
by Howard Marks (founder of ACTIVISION, sold for 14 Billion). They are a
well funded start-up backed by investors who have funded companies such
as
Google, Dropbox, and Paypal.

IF you are interested in any of these outstanding opportunities, please
submit a resume with cover letter. And, if you or your company is
actively seeking to hire key or hard-to-find people in any technical
field,
please alert me.

Thank you,

Nicholas M.

GM/President, Technology

Wingate Dunross Associates, Inc.

ph (818)597-3200 ext. 211

[email protected] [email protected]

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