It ain't easy running a web app with over 35 million users, but we do it anyway. We're a lean team of engineers that operates one of the largest RoR applications, use agile methodologies and rely on data to test and iterate quickly.
To improve yourself as an engineer.
To work collaboratively with talented people.
An agile environment, TDD, pair programming, and continuous integration.
To keep up with emerging technologies and application of the latest engineering trends.
Write clean, thoughtful, and test-driven code.
Build systems that are simple and scale well.
Worked on a high-performance, consumer-facing web site.
Comprehensive computer-science fundamentals.
The ability to work across the software stack.
BA/BS in Computer Science or related field.
Command of your favorite object-oriented programming language: Ruby, Python, Perl, Java, Objective-C, C++, etc. Battle-worn MySQL knowledge.
Lumos Labs - 20 months ago