Multiple RoR Opportunities in NYC

Please email me for more details at jaya at silversearchinc dot com

This is a ground floor opportunity to build an entirely new Web Presence
for one of the world’s leading organizations. The company dominates
their business areas already, and is now looking to create a next
generation web site and functionality that will help drive them forward
into additional business verticals and capitalize on their existing
business and massive success.

You will join a newly formed team whose strategy and vision is being led
by former leaders of Yahoo, McKinsey, and several high powered media

We have a need to hire the best Web Architecture and Development talent
that we can find. If you are a technical hobbyist that is passionate
about researching, playing with, and implementing the newest technology
that you can find… then we want to talk to you. We are looking for
creative builders with energy and passion for the internet. As members
of this highly visible and well backed team, you will be called upon to
bring ideas on what works and how to put it all together. These are all
hands on roles that require not only internet thought leaders, but also
experienced and proven technical coders.

We need people with real production experience (not just self-study or
small pet projects) of deploying a website /web product beginning to
end. We are looking for full SDLC experience on both Front and Back End
development of unique and innovative sites and products.

Technology direction is still very much open, but skills in the
following are ideal: ROR, REST, HTTP, Passenger, Nginx, Capistrano,
Xhtml, Javascript, JQuery, Linux, Java, JEE, MySQL, JUnit, detailed
understanding of OOD, MVC

This is a unique opportunity as it is a chance to reinvent, build from
scratch, and create the architecture & development environment that will
be the foundation for years to come. This has the feel and energy of a
start up, it is highly visible and financially and strategically backed.


  •      Web R&D Team for Global Financial/Media firm (5 + openings)
  •      R&D initiative
  •      Global Beta Projects
  •     World famous Brand
  •      Like a start up within a Powerhouse Financial Giant.
  •      Large scale Govt Initiatives – new Web Products
  •      Redesign/Relaunch of corporate Site
  •      Integration of new products
  •      Led by Top Web Strategy Guys in the Business from Yahoo and


Want Technical Experts having built Consumer facing sites that have gone
into production.
The ideal candidate will join a small agile team in the development of a
new web product that is targeted for Beta launch within an aggressive
time-frame. We are looking for an experienced hands-on Ruby on Rails
developer who has experience with leveraging Rails best practices and is
willing to find a path to success by researching and recommending
alternatives when faced with challenging situations.

-Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering
or related field
-Ruby on Rails development and architecture experience
-Nginx, Mongrel, GIT, Capistrano, Memcached and other services
supporting Rails
-Central in the development of 2+ ROR production systems with one that
is a high traffic consumer public facing site
-Applies OOD and Design Patterns to software design & problem solving
-Tackled clustering/caching, threading and performance issues
-Worked in a fast paced agile environment with continuous integration,
unit/integration/load/performance testing
-RDBMS experience including schema design and content modeling
-Strong command of web standards and best practice