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Fa659974dc56c9e295f4cc670a3cb741?d=identicon&s=25 LisaL (Guest)
on 2007-04-30 22:07
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I have two positions available for SDEs who use or are familiar with
Ruby on Rails.  Please see the descriptions below and contact me if
you are interested.  Thank you! LisaL

Lead Software Development Engineer (Lead SDE)
Jobster has a huge challenge for experienced senior developers: scale
a fast-growing online recruitment service to support strong growth in
subscribers, corporate customers and rapid development of new
Jobster is an innovative web 2.0 service that takes a distributed,
targeted, and social approach to job search.  We believe that the best
job and people search results aren't going to come from today's walled
gardens of resume repositories and job boards but from communities,
blog postings, user generated content, and social networks.  All of
this is presented in engaging consumer user interface to promote
social interaction.
We'll be using these techniques in Jobster's recruiter service to help
companies target, engage and hire.  Over 200 premium companies on
annual contracts have validated Jobster's effectiveness.
You will be the technical leader for a new team which will integrate
our premium employer tools with our jobseeker and transactional job
advertising tools.
   Leading a team of offshore SDEs through architectural design,
implementation guidance and shipping ethos.
   Hands-on ownership of significant product initiatives around our
employer/recruiting tools.
   Ongoing leadership for cross product engineering problems such as
performance analysis, operational costs, and service deployment
   Growth potential for project & business leadership as well as
engineering responsibilities.
   6+ years experience building scalable web software or services with
3+ years as a development lead.  Experience coordinating remote
development teams a plus.
   Demonstrated ability to work as part of a small/nimble development
   Database development expertise is required.
   Must be comfortable with Java/J2EE and Oracle.  Knowledge of the
Spring framework, Hibernate, REST services, MySQL and Ruby would be a
huge plus.
   Title and salary dependent on experience.

SDE position
Don't you wish every company you've worked at had a top-notch team,
but experience has taught you that an excellent team is hard to find
and create?  At Jobster we're passionate about great teams and we
build services to find those great people and perfect-fit jobs.  Come
join a small but growing superstar engineering team at Jobster.  We're
operating on rapid development cycles, so your impact on the Jobster
product can be felt immediately!  We're looking for developers with
technical brilliance, team fit, and a passion for shipping product.

   Project ownership and shipping responsibility as a part of a project
   Participation in technology and product research to introduce new
methods and ideas into the product and engineering environment.  Past
examples include introducing Ruby on Rails as a rapid development
environment and new product focuses such as tagging of people
   0-7 years experience building scalable commercial software products
or services with ability to work as part of a larger software
development team.
   Database development expertise is required.
   Experience with fulltext search engines like Lucene a plus.
   Must be comfortable with an open source-like development environment
with a variety of tools and languages including Java/J2EE, Ruby/Rails,
Perl, Oracle, MySQL. Title and salary dependent on experience.
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