Forum: Ruby on Rails Web Engineer Needed in DC! Willing to Train Ruby

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C507dbcf33d3924669baa9a7d24c8d93?d=identicon&s=25 DCRecruiter-New Media/Tech (Guest)
on 2008-10-08 09:44
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- Work at a profitable and well-funded, late stage start-up
environment funded by VC luminaries like Sequoia, Polaris Ventures,
The Carlyle Group, and Allen and Co
- Be part of a team that has a passion for coding and software
development
- Work in a casual, fun environment that values creativity and
alternate ways of doing things
- Build the technology needed to create and sustain online consumer
health sites that provide consumer health services in a unique and
differentiated way
- Gain exposure to both leading edge technology and the business
that's driving its use
- All the free soda and coffee you can drink!


Responsibilities

- Execute development, implementation, and refinement of systems
supporting our online sites—content management and publishing, blogs,
search, content syndication, video delivery, and so on
- Work within small development teams driving concepts through
wireframes, engineering, test, launch, and ongoing iteration
- Build web-based software using core technologies like Ruby on Rails,
PHP, and Java


Qualifications

- 5 - 8 years of software engineering experience
- At least a bachelors in computer science or related engineering
discipline
- Strong web development skills including familiarity and experience
with Java (JSPs, servlets), PHP, or Ruby on Rails
- Familiarity with XHTML, and CSS
- Understanding of Apache web server, Tomcat, and the PHP module
- Understanding of XML and other W3C standards
- Comfortable working on Linux
- Highly flexible and extremely efficient, doesn't mind multiple
iterations on the way to the right answers.
- Comfortable working closely with developers in small team
environment on tight deadlines
- Familiarity with Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Extreme
Programming, or UP a plus
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