[JOBS] Position open for Socially Responsible Senior Ruby Engineer

Want to use the skills that you’ve developed throughout your career to
make the world a better place? If so, then let’s talk. GamesThatGive
(http://gamesthatgive.net) just closed on their Series A round and is
seeking a Senior Web Engineer interested in building socially
responsible web applications with the best tools and frameworks
available.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop fun, engaging, and socially responsible applications and
    services from start to finish.

Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a proven track record
    and experience
  • 2+ years web application development experience
  • Practical experience developing Ruby on Rails applications
  • Capable with XHTML and CSS.
  • Experience building rich interactions with AJAX
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Test::Unit and/or RSpec
    and a thorough appreciation for being “test infected”
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Residence in the Bay Area and willingness to commute to our downtown
    SF office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical experience scaling web applications (Do you love reading
    the highscalability blog like we do?)
  • Video game, and/or viral game mechanics experience
  • A love and appreciation for unobtrusive Javascript ala jQuery
  • Practical experience and/or an interest in building Facebook
    Applications (FBML, FBJS, etc.)
  • Experience using ActionScript 3.0/Flex
  • A polyglot programmer who is comfortable working with (or able to
    learn quickly) the languages that best fit the job as our needs
    evolve
  • Comfortable in a *nix stack. We host on EngineYard and use a
    variety of popular open source packages like Memcached, Nginx, Redis,
    and more
  • Startup and/or small company experience
  • Extra credit given to OSS contributions, GitHub repos, etc. We love
    real code!

If you feel that your are qualified and interested in this position,
please apply by just simply clicking here:
http://gamesthatgive.theresumator.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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