Ruby on Rails Engineer
VerticalResponse - San Francisco, CA

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If you are obsessed with Rails and specialize in high-traffic, SaaS companies, we want you to develop our platform. You love test-driven development and are the type that takes pride in your deliverables. We are using all the newest toys – the latest versions of Ruby and RoR, agile development, paired programming, and TDD. We’ve got some interesting projects in which you can design and implement products from scratch.

The Job

Develop our industry leading email marketing platform

Develop new features and related documentation while maintaining existing code

Develop and maintain test cases using Rspec, capybara, jasmine or similar tools

Database design and performance tuning of any new features that you develop

Share your knowledge with other employees

Other duties as assigned

Your Skills

Killer abilities with Ruby on Rails, Linux, and MySQL stack

Expertise in sharded database systems

OO design skills

Experience with one or more caching mechanisms

Ability to design and implement RESTful and SOAP Web Services within a service-oriented architecture

Experience with complex server systems that serve high-volume consumer sites

An intimate understanding of issues involving the sending and processing high volumes of emails would be a big plus

Must be an energetic "self-starter" with the ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables

Obsessive about learning the newest technology tricks and sharing your intellectual gems with others

Proven success in leadership roles is a significant plus

Sense of humor is essential!

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