Ruby Engineer
Shop It To Me, Inc - San Francisco, CA

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About us:
  • Shop It To Me is the #1 online personal shopping service and completely changing the way people shop online. We recommend 2+ billion products to our 4+ million avid subscribers every month. We are profitable, growing and on our way to completely disrupting the ecommerce industry by making shopping the easiest, most personalized experience you’ve ever seen.
  • Here’s how our current product works: You tell us your preferences like favorite brands (Prada, Nike, 600+ others), your individual sizes and price ranges. We scour the Internet every day and let you know when things you want go on sale.
  • We make money whenever people buy something. Our service has been called "addictive" and "dangerous." by our users.

About the Job:
  • Write code. Clean, elegant, practical, well-covered code.
  • Collaborate. Work with other awesome people in an environment where everyone builds upon each others' strengths.
  • Make a difference. Contribute to a service that helps millions of people get what they want / makes them happy.
  • Get stuff done. We are pragmatists focused on business success, not tinkerers focused on technology.
  • Be part of something big. Work on cool, new, secret projects that will completely disrupt the way people shop.
Requirements:
  • You have experience building, shipping and maintaing applications using Ruby On Rails or a similar dynamic programming language.
  • You understand object oriented design and patterns.
  • You are familiar with web development languages and protocols (HTTP, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Javascript)
  • You enjoy working on a small team of intellectually curious and talented engineers who like to get things done.
  • You take pride in the quality of your work and the work of your teammates.
Bonus Points:
  • You have a college degree but started coding before college (and maybe even before high school)
  • You made rails contributions. You've created a DSL or two. You've used jRuby for something.
  • You have experience with our tools: capistrano, GIT, sphinx, god (a monitoring tool, not a deity), chef (www.opscode.com).
  • You have a burning desire to build a massively scalable web/email service
  • You're into multi-variate testing.
  • Relocation bonus potential for candidates who reside outside of SF bay area.
Perks:
  • Competitive salary & options, medical, dental, vision, nice selection of free food & drink.
  • The ability to work with a small super-smart team
  • Sweet rig of your choosing, phat monitors, Aeron chairs, big windows, high ceilings, brick walls.
  • Optional one-on-one basketball arcade tournaments
  • Monthly waffle and juice breakfasts
  • Millions of adoring fans.

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