Rails Developers Wanted


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Helium is seeking strong, self-motivated, web software developers to
join our mature team in building our next generation applications using
Ruby on Rails technology. 
Ideal candidates will have spent the past few
years in a team environment building web-based applications using PHP,
Python or Java/JSP. Basic database skills are also required. Experience
developing a Postgres backed application is a plus. Helium Engineering
is a small talented team with concrete skills, using agile development
methodologies in a professional way to produce tangible results on a
regular basis while working hard and having fun. Team members’ skills
and creativity are respected and encouraged. Helium is a well funded
startup and the engineering team cranks out greatness during reasonable
work hours.

Helium pays its employees competitive salaries, along with competitive
stock equity plans. The standard benefits – health and dental are
available – as well as a matching 401K plan (almost unheard of in a
startup).

About Helium
Helium, located in Andover, Mass., is a newly funded consumer Internet
company, building a platform for market-driven, user-generated
publishing. Helium’s goal is to build the number one source of
peer-ranked, user-generated content on the Internet. Using a proprietary
peer review technology, Helium is revolutionizing the world of
publishing. Now millions of people can come together in one place to
publish.

Some technologies being used by Helium include:
Ruby/Ruby on Rails
Memcached
Postgres
Mongrel
Rake
MySQL
RMagick/Imagemagick
RubyGems
Java
PHP

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Must have 2 – 3 years building web applications in a professional
environment.
Strong communications skills.
Ability to work independently while cooperating with the overall team.
Ruby on Rails experience would be great, although not required.
Strong technical skills with scripting languages such as Ruby, PHP, ASP
and Python.
Java/OO experience a plus.
Should be familiar with and comfortable writing dynamic applications
using a database backend.
Familiarity with MySQL and Postgres.