Rails Developer
Vidwal - Austin, TX

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Rails Developer/Engineer Wanted
About Vidwal.com:
Austin based Start-up venture to build a first-of-its-kind video based social networking platform. Vidwal will define the next trend in the “user sharing videos experience”. Vidwal seeks to grow its user base with a fine balance of functionality and user experience that defines much of today’s social media.
Job Description and Responsibilities: Ruby on Rails Developer
The following are general guidelines of key tasks that you must be able to perform.
You will be involved in all aspects of software development from architecture to coding to testing. You will be taking responsibilities for back-end logic, from data architecture to business logic to performance optimization, load testing etc all following the latest industry standards. You will be working with a small but very capable team of mobile and web development engineers. Your ability to work in a methodical and organized fashion while solving challenging problems at the intersection of multiple technology platforms will be key.
Requirements and Skills:
We would like to have applicants with 2+ years working on back-end for web apps -
Deep expertise in Ruby on Rails, and relational and/or NoSql alternatives. Should have one or more RoR apps developed.
Knowledge and experience with all major social web API’s Expertise with Facebook & Twitter API
Experience developing, releasing, supporting, and evolving the back-end of a social web/mobile application. This will include developing a REST api for mobile clients
Entrepreneurial and ‘get-things-done’ type of attitude with a high level of quality
Experience with git and other collaboration tools such as Jira, basecamp etc
Familiarity with agile development, comfortable working with small, close knit team
Full-stack engineer willing to dive into any part of the code that needs work
An eye for great design and user experience This is a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new and exciting niche industry. No doubt video is the future and VidWal will become a household name because of it. You will be working alongside one of the best teams in Austin Texas and on the planet. With hundreds of projects, websites, and apps worth of individual experience our team is surely the best at what they do. Vidwal is positioned to be the hottest and fastest growing company in Austin with a solid business model and a plan to generate real revenue streams.

You will be joining our team as a Level 2 Founder with the opportunity and challenge to build the next revolutionary start-up website. Should you be accepted onto the team you will be given clearly defined deliverables, as precise tasks and consequently precise deadlines that you will be required to meet. Your equity stake amount is guaranteed and shall be awarded to you upon meeting all given requirements for your position.

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