[OT] Oferta de Trabajo - Rails developer contractor in Barcelona


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This is a onsite position and you need to be able to work in Spain as an
“autónomo” (spanish freelancer status). Don’t apply for remote work.

International publishing company based in Barcelona, Spain seeks a
talented
developer with experience in social software to create a system that
will
help make people’s lives better all over the world.

le cool is a cross-media publishing company that works in print, online
and
is looking to expand into mobile platforms. Its main product is a free,
weekly email magazine about remarkable events and places. Local editions
are
sent out to more than 250,000 subscribers in Amsterdam, Barcelona,
Istanbul,
Lisbon, London, Madrid. We’re spreading fast and smooth, like warm
butter on
toast.

We want someone to come join us at our offices in an old gothic palace
(no,
really) in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. Candidates must have 2+ years’
experience as a senior developer, and provide URLs of relevant work in
social software and communities.
We’ll help sort you out with a place to stay if needed, get you VIP
access
to the best clubs/bars, and a network of fun-loving people who will dig
your
accent. It’s a great opportunity for the right person with the right
attitude.

Job Description/Core Skills:

  • 2+ years web technologies and OOP
  • 1+ years Developing Ruby on Rails applications
  • 1+ years. Testing, Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven
    Development & User Acceptance Testing with Selenium
  • Linux sysadmin and deployment with svn & capistrano on Ubuntu
    server
    with Mongrel/Nginx or Apache/Passenger
  • Responsible for the structure, implementation, build, and
    integration
    of front-end and back-end web technologies
  • Accurately estimates technology development tasks and manages
    multiple
    deliverable simultaneously

Additional Skills desired:

  • xHTML & basic css
  • SQL and database design and optimisation with MySQL
  • JavaScript: Prototype framework
  • Amazon s3, geocoding, I18n applications preferably with gettext
  • Basic knowledge of PHP to solve configuration problems with
    e-commerce
    site and CRM system
  • A working knowledge of Ad Serving technologies would be beneficial
  • Languages: english

Technologies we may be exploring, mention these for bonus points:

  • Memcache
  • Facebook Apps
  • Twitter Hacking
  • iPhone/mobile application development

Start Date and Rates

  • March 2nd 2009 (at the latest)
  • Role is ongoing (approximately 30 hours per week)
  • Rate is 18.75 Euros an hour

Knowledge of a foreign language would be a bonus, one that’s of any use
in
our current roster of cities a double bonus.