Ruby Developers (Architect to Jr Level) – San Francisco

Ruby Developers (Architect to Jr Level) – San Francisco

Company info / Summary:
A small startup-esque offshoot of a very large and well known Music/
Media company is looking for great software engineers to build cutting
edge applications using Ruby, Rails, and Amazon Web Services at their
new San Francisco office. Projects include applications that involve
social networking (fans to other fans and artists), assets handling,
content management, music sales, music file sharing and storage,
directed marketing, etc. This is a small group and they are looking
for smart, hard working, creative, A-Level developers that are
inquisitive, open minded, and collaborative. Best fit candidates will
enjoy an entrepreneurial environment, have a strong interest in web
2.0, online communities, and web applications, enjoy technology and
are self motivated to expand their skills and explore new languages,
systems, tools, etc.

Job description:
• Design and implement new features to support internal and customer-
facing projects
• Help to maintain existing systems
• Participate in on-call rotation and help troubleshoot production
• Work with customers to help determine requirements and priorities
• Document and test your work

• BS/BA in Computer Science or equivalent
Strong Ruby on Rails experience
• Strong experience with related databases (Postgres, MySQL, etc)
• Experience with related technologies (Merb, Mogrel, etc)
• Experience writing full Web Applications (front and back end and
middle layer)
• More senior candidates should have a C++, J2EE or similar background
and design / architecture experience
• Experience working with open source projects and involvement and
open source community
• Full cycle experience including analysis, design, development,
documentation, testing, roll out, etc
• Strong individual contribution and good in a team/collaborative
• Experience writing JavaScript. jQuery/YUI! Experience are a plus
• Good understanding of HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS, AJAX, and other Web
• Diverse technical skills (languages, systems, tools, etc) and the
desire to expand skills and explore new technologies
• Linux / UNIX experience required (ubuntu experience is a plus)
• Experience dealing with cross browser issues in relation to web
development a plus
• Behavior driven design and development is a plus
• Experience with distributed applications and large dataset
processing is a plus (hadoop, Xen virtualization, Amazon Web Services,
Cloud computing, etc)
• Experience working with AWS, CDNs, SSO systems and/or music & video
production workflows a plus

San Francisco, CA 94104
Downtown (Bart and CalTrain accessible)

Pay / Type:
There are multiple openings. They are direct hire positions and the
salary depends on level of experience
If you are interested please email me a Word version of your resume
and let me know the best time and number to reach you.


Matthew Haver CIR ACIR CDR
Senior Technical Recruiter
Amerit Consulting
858.412.3223 Office
858.774.3294 Mobile
[email protected]