[JOBS] Senior Rails Engineer in Worcester, MA -- Retained, Exclusive Opportunity

We’re a fun and exciting provider of Internet-based, spatial analytics
information. We are profitable and have market-accepted products with
quickly expanding demand. We are looking to hire a Senior Rails Engineer
with outstanding Ruby on Rails experience who loves Big Data. This is an
exceptional opportunity for a great developer to become the senior
of a small and growing, profitable, venture-backed company.

*This position is located in our Worcester, MA, offices. (Read further
about our location, below!) Relocation assistance will be offered for
right out-of-area candidate. *

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Serving as a Sr. engineer on the technology team developing
    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
  • Keeping existing products up-to-date and developing new products
    the latest technologies, architectures, and standards
  • Working alongside a nimble engineering team, being team oriented
  • Collaborating with PhD Geographers and Statisticians to create new,
    disruptive products

What’s In it For You?

• Major opportunity to be part of a small, growing, profitable

• Casual fun working environment, solving some of the most
exhilarating Big Data problems in the industry, alongside a team that’s
passionate as you are about this stuff!

• Competitive salary, stock options, and great benefits (401(k),
100% medical coverage, 11 paid holidays)

• Long-term stability with a venture backed start up that is
profitable and growing

• Investors include the Founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • A BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar; MS

  • 5+ years designing and implementing complex, data-heavy e-commerce

  • Self-directed time management, documentation and communication

  • Proven Effective ability to work with others

  • To be passionate about your craft

  • Extensive RoR app dev experience with merchant processing

  • An ideal candidate would also possess:

    • Familiarity with GIS-related software, incl. spatial databases
      as PostGIS and the Google Maps Javascript APIs
    • Experience with all aspects/tiers of web and mobile web app
    • Strong Unix skills including API/data mining experience
    • Scaling and performance tuning of high-traffic, data-heavy sites

Our Environment

· Hand coded Rails 3, Ruby 1.9, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript/JQuery

· OpenStreetMap, Google Maps API, Engine Y., Amazon AWS,

· We use all of your favorite tools: GitHub, Basecamp, Pivotal,

Our Location

· Headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England’s
largest city, recently featured in The New York Times: Long a College
Worcester Now Looks the Part

· In a walkable neighborhood, yards away from commuter rail hub,
highway, pubs, restaurants and coffee shops.

· 5 miles in any direction and you are in quaint New England
with nationally-ranked schools, historic charm, and great housing
(and we would know, we’re the experts!).


Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work with us! Email
[email protected] and include a link to your website / portfolio /
GitHub / LinkedIn.
Company Description

My client is a small, high-end geospatial analysis Company born of
university research, specializing in location-based decision-making
analytics, information and data. We license geospatial risk analytics
SaaS products for a host of business to business applications, and run
NeighborhoodScout.com, the largest neighborhood search engine in the
and “the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood,” according
Money® Magazine.