Senior Agile Rails Developer
SharesPost - San Bruno, CA

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PRINCIPALS ONLY -- NO RECRUITERS PLEASE SharesPost is changing the way companies, investors and shareholders will transact in the pre-IPO economy. We ’re building a market where the leading private growth companies can satisfy their shareholders ’ desire for liquidity without sacrificing control. Where technology connects companies in need of growth capital with investors in search of growth investments. And where technology and hands-on expertise come together to create efficiencies, accelerate transactions, forge connections, and empower participants.

SharesPost is hiring Senior Agile Ruby on Rails developers to join our team. Work with cutting-edge technology in a disruptive company We are committed to rigorous extreme programming (XP) development with a Rails stack. We have years of experience applying the full suite of XP practices, including TDD/BDD, pair programming, and regular refactoring. We have retrospectives to help us improve our process, and one week iterations.

Of course, we develop on Macs; we use RubyMine and vim, run rspec integration tests in multiple modes including Selenium, and use Jasmine-driven Javascript including backbone.js and Coffeescript. We use jQuery, and write most of our Javascript as either backbone.js models/views/controllers and/or jQuery plugins. We are investigating big data solutions for our analytics, especially Hadoop. We use Haml " Sass for our views.

We use Pivotal Tracker for managing priorities, both customer stories and infrastructure tasks, so everyone shares a common view of the project. The codebase is brand new (no legacy code problems!) and was written test-driven from the ground up. Do you have what it takes to join a highly motivated development team? We are looking for great developers who love XP, enjoy sharing knowledge, and want to have some fun with us!

Must be basically a cool person who enjoys pairing every day. Easy going, drama free, and patient are all pluses. Passionate -- about anything -- is a huge plus. Qualifications Well versed in RoR with a minimum of 1-2 years of RoR experience plus 5 years overall development experience BS/CS or equivalent experience Rails 3.2, jQuery, Sass/Haml, Postgres, Git, MacOS X, and Linux Agile experience including test-driven development You like pair programming Experience with testing frameworks from rspec to Selenium and Jasmine Hadoop (optional bonus) Benefits of joining SharesPost Competitive salary, based on your level of experience Attractive employee stock option plan (we want you to share in our success) Health benefits (medical, dental and vision) with employer contribution to premiums Please include your resume and a code sample or link to some of your code (e.g.


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