Forum: Ruby on Rails Job Opportunity - ROR Programmer - Austin, TX

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5bcbb0a7fa50459598fea97828717b9c?d=identicon&s=25 Heather Sepulveda (heathers)
on 2009-02-19 21:16
Ruby on Rails Programmer - Otherinbox
OtherInbox is looking to hire an experienced Ruby On Rails Programmer to
join our team. We are looking for a highly motivated, goal-oriented
individual who will be responsible for designing, building and
maintaining sections of the product. The successful candidate should be
a flexible, highly independent worker as well as an excellent team
player, and able to work efficiently under tight deadlines. All RoR
programmers get paid to attend the Lone Star Ruby Conference in Austin
and the O'Reilly RailsConf in Portland. We're committed to being the
best place for Ruby on Rails Programmers to work in Austin.
Responsibilities
•  Design, build and maintain Ruby On Rails code for a consumer web
service
•  Deploy on Amazon Web Services including EC2, S3, SQS
•  Implementation of upgrades, patches, code releases, and database
changes
•  Produce high quality, well-documented code
•  Be part of a team and create a culture that attracts the best of the
best
•  Use the product yourself and help make it better

Requirements
•  BS or equivalent experience
•  At least one year Ruby On Rails experience
•  Ability to work in an Agile, Scrum, XP environment
•  Good understanding of HTML, CSS and AJAX
•  Good understanding of Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP,
HTTP, POP, IMAP, MIME
•  Good understanding of Web-based technology as it relates to the
web-hosted model of software delivery
•  Hands-on experience working with a MySQL or SQL Server database, SQL
programming
•  Excellent organization and communication skills

About OtherInbox
OtherInbox is an Austin-based start-up founded by serial entrepreneur
and email-marketing guru Joshua Baer. OtherInbox is the cure for email
overload - it provides consumers with a free email account that
automatically organizes newsletters, social networking updates, coupons
and receipts from online purchases so that its easy to find the most
interesting things and ignore the rest. OtherInbox shows the consumer
who is really responsible for sending them spam and gives them a
powerful new Block button to stop it once and for all. OtherInbox
launched publicly in September 2008 at TechCrunch50.


To apply for this position, please send your resume to
50601@americanworkforce.jobs. No phone calls, please. Please include the
job title “Ruby On Rails” in the subject line of your email. Qualified
applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible. Local Austin
candidates will be considered first.
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