Wouldn’t it be great if you could find a job at a stunningly successful company that will help you master Ruby/RoR? Well, consider your wish granted! ModCloth.com, a young, fun, rapidly growing company, is out to hire a Senior Software Engineer. Though it’d be awesome if you have Ruby/RoR experience, it’s not necessary — we’re also looking for senior Java and/or Python engineers with strong test driven development experience and a desire to learn. So, come join our fun-loving team, and help us tackle the complex and challenging development tasks that we’re overcoming on our mission to shake up the world of social commerce!
Use your impressive talent to develop ModCloth infrastructure using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, and a slew of common open source supplemental technologies like Rack, RSPec, Jasmine, Cucumber, Solr, etc.
Learn and break up a large monolithic legacy Rails application into small, testable, and well-designed functional units
Embrace your love of collaboration by pair programming full-time
Employ test-driven and behavior-driven development
Lend the QA Team a hand with testing and delivering quick feedback on bug reports
Support continuous integration by ensuring that working branches pass all tests
Participate in daily stand-ups, sprint planners, reviews, retrospectives, and the occasional ping-pong game
5+ years of software engineering experience
Familiarity with object-oriented design and design patterns, and how they apply to Ruby, Java, Python, etc.
Impressive understanding of SQL and data modeling for scalability and performance
A fan of using and contributing to open source
Able to compare various languages and frameworks objectively
Eye for good design and ability to implement ‘pixel perfect’ UI designs
Knows agile development practices, thinks they’re awesome, and is excited to use them
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to clearly articulate design ideas while being receptive to constructive criticism
Nice to Haves:
Mastery of Ruby language and Rails framework
Is a ‘Ruby meta-programming whisper.’ a.k.a. know it like the back of your hand and can articulate where it’s appropriate
Familiarity with Git version control system
Knowledge of Solr, Redis, MySQL
Experience with high-performance Rails applications
Experience with Sinatra, Rack, and services layer in Ruby
Previous TDD and pairing experience
Experience with building mobile applications (iPhone, Droid, Blackberry)
The Benefits You’ll Get:
As part of the ModCloth community, you’ll be entitled to a great list of benefits including (but not limited to!) medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, emergency travel assistance, flex time, and continuing education stipends. Oh, and let’s not forget the snack wall and the staggering employee discount!
If you’ve made it this far, you probably want some more background on ModCloth. Not a prob! ModCloth is an innovative, rapidly growing e-retailer that sells affordable independent designer fashion and decor. Through groundbreaking technology, social media, and customer involvement, we’re creating a brand that’s disrupting the world of social commerce. You’ve already seen how this is happening with our consumer-empowering Be the Buyer program and customer-designed Make the Cut initiative, and that’s just the beginning of what’s up our sleeve. By combining this eye for innovation with a fun-loving group of employees whose culture centers on passion, entrepreneurship, and monthly lunch cook-offs, ModCloth is furthering its current success!
Itching for more info about life at ModCloth? Then, take a look-see at our ModCloth Careers Twitter ( http://bit.ly/dNSfyh ) and Facebook ( http://on.fb.me/eImYYU ) pages!
Think you’re up for the challenge? Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter telling us why you can’t wait to join our team of Ruby Engineers! Links to your work are encouraged.
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