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 features. 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. Responsibilities: 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 automation. Growth potential for project & business leadership as well as engineering responsibilities. Requirements: 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 team. 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. Responsibilities: Project ownership and shipping responsibility as a part of a project team. 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 profiles. Requirements: 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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