Forum: Ruby on Rails [JOB] Lead Web Developer, NYC | 80-100k

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8667d86e3ec984c0238a6988004ae66c?d=identicon&s=25 OSS (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 23:47
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Our New York City client is the developer of the worlds first
marketplace for privately held businesses, seeks a lead engineer to
join our team and lead the development of our next generation of our
web-based product offerings. This is an opportunity for a technical
lead who believes in our business model, wants a huge technical
leadership role in a start-up, and is inspired by the technical
challenges and commercial opportunities our business model presents.
This role requires one to effectively and frequently engage directly
at the business level in addition to the technical level. The engineer
will be instrumental in MAKING and IMPLEMENTING strategic decisions
regarding our technology infrastructure, programming languages used,
etc.

As the first full-time technical professional, you will be asked to
lead up the following initiatives:

* Set up from scratch our cloud computing infrastructure
* Select our programming languages, environment, and development
tools
* Lead the develop applications that pertain to or include elements
of:
* B2B web-based marketplaces
* Gaming-resistant systems
* Sophisticated Matching and Recommendation Engines for business-to-
business use cases

Preferred Skills:

* Competency with agile-based development demonstrated ability to work
in a highly entrepreneurial environment with colleagues with modest
technical backgrounds
* Ability to set up a cloud-computing infrastructure FROM SCRATCH
* Direct experience with web services APIs for Amazon Web Services and
Salesforce.com
* Server technology
* Proficient with the web application development stack, especially
the back-end (MySQL)
* Experience programming in PHP, Python, Ruby or RoR - HTML, CSS, a
plus
* Passion for technology and providing valuable, usable products to
customers via the SaaS model
* Excellent communication skills

They are creating the first technology-powered marketplace where
privately held businesses can be discovered, evaluated, invested in or
acquired by corporations, private investment firms or business
operators. They currently serve several hundred customers and have
established partnerships with nearly 2000 intermediaries.

They are the only firm that is aggressively and creatively applying
technology-based innovation to help solve this commercially
significant opportunity. Founded in 2007 by a team of executives with
significant experience in B2B information services, corporate
development, and private equity, they are now building a small team of
creative web-based software development professionals who can think
with us at the business level and execute at the technical level to
solve client problems with technology. They are securely funded by the
founders and a small devoted circle of angel investors whose careers
range from venture capital in Silicon Valley to leadership of major
multi-billion dollar financial technology firms.

To be considered, please submit your resume and salary requirements to
beau at open-source-staffing.com

Thank you,

Beau J. Gould
Open Source Staffing
www.open-source-staffing.com
beau at open-source-staffing.com

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