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[nycphp-jobs] Ruby on Rails Engineer position available in NY!!!

Joe Balsamo joe at axcore.net
Wed May 26 19:32:28 EDT 2010


Hi,

 

My name is Joe Balsamo from Axcore Consulting.  I have a Ruby on Rails
Engineer position available in Long Island, NY.  Please email me your resume
along with salary requirements and then I'll give you a call to speak with
you about this position in greater detail.

 

Here is the full job Desc:

 

Ruby on Rails  Engineer:

We are looking for an experienced Ruby on Rails developer with top-notch
software design and coding skills, ideally with knowledge of jQuery.  Our
stack includes Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Sphinx, and MySQL and we prefer
generalists who have lots of successes at every layer of the stack.

Qualifications:

*	Ambitious, driven, and talented individual who wants to work on
significant, game-changing problems 
*	Able to design and write well-structured, easily maintainable,
well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism 
*	Strong knowledge of Ruby on Rails and strength in all the Rails
fundamentals 
*	Demonstrable track record building distributed, clustered,
high-throughput applications that can really scale 
*	Background in building highly scalable applications designing for
n+1 clustering with zero downtime 
*	Demonstrable knowledge of Javascript and CSS (preferably leveraging
jQuery) 
*	Solid SQL skills, preferable with MySQL 
*	Experience squeezing out milliseconds out of rails to make blazing
applications 
*	Ability to create well-designed API's - we'd love to hear about your
favorites and why they are great 
*	Knowledge of search frameworks such as Sphinx 
*	Experience with user-centered interaction design 
*	Proficient in both Linux (production) and Mac OSX (development)
environments preferred 
*	Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, EBS, etc.) preferred

Responsibilities:

*	Architect, build, test and refine new products and services 
*	Develop and expand infrastructure to process many millions of page
views and transactions with fault-tolerance and predictability 
*	Tackle a wide variety of coding problems throughout the stack - we
all work on everything 
*	Brainstorm and prototype new concepts and approaches fast. Turn
prototypes into real things 
*	Troubleshoot and maintain production and testing environments.
Contribute to diagnosing and solving performance issues whenever the occur 
*	Be a team player  in a flat-structured, highly collaborative
environment

 

If interested, please send me your resume along with salary requirements for
a perm position.  

 

Thanks,

Joe Balsamo
Axcore, Inc.
Office: 914-630-7400
Fax: 914-835-8811
www.axcore.net <http://www.axcore.net/> 

 

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