Rails job opening at local search company


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Do you know Ruby on Rails like the back of your hand? Can you write
javascript and prototype.js-based AJAX code in your sleep? Want to work
in Rails full-time on a high-volume web site? We’ll be rolling out our
local search engine nationally this year and we’re looking for talented
coders to join our engineering team and help bring our site to the next
level.

We’re looking for people with:

  • extensive experience developing web applications using Ruby on Rails
  • thorough knowledge of web standards like XHTML, CSS and Javascript
    (bonus if you’re already familiar with prototype.js and JSON)
  • strong data structure and design skills
  • previous experience working on a production, high-scale web site

It’s even better if you:

  • can be self-directed and contribute meaninfully with minimal
    management
  • can contribute ideas and energy to the whole product development
    process,
    including brainstorming, specification, implementation, testing and
    tuning
  • have an eye for usability, style and design
  • have an inclination for test-driven development

Send your resume to removed_email_address@domain.invalid if you’re interested.

About Zvents: Zvents is the search engine for local events. Launched
last
October at the Web 2.0 conference to wide acclaim, we’re the leading
source
of event information for the SF Bay Area and preparing for a national
rollout. We’re backed by Red Rock Ventures and NetService Ventures, and
are
currently based in Menlo Park, with intent to move to the Redwood City /
San
Mateo area soon. Local applicants preferred. If you’re looking for a
challenging job in a great work environment, we’re the place for you.