Senior Web Applications Developer
Rocket Fuel Inc. - Redwood, NY

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If you are a talented, creative, problem-solver with mature front-end programming skills and a hunger for impact, now is a unique moment to join Rocket Fuel's applications group. Help us match our exceptional bidding engine with an equally powerful and elegant front-end UI that emphasizes ease-of-use, simplicity, clarity, and performance.

Job Requirements

3+ experience in web applications development

BS / MS /PhD in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Mastery of JavaScript or Ruby on Rails (preferably both)

Solid background in web-based applications (HTTP, AJAX, REST, JSON)

Familiarity with the Unix command line environment


Knowledge of unit- and integration-testing, sandboxing, and build pipeline

Experience with pure HTML and CSS, as well as server-side rendering engines

Experience or desire to work with Ruby on Rails, Node.js, and Web Sockets

Experience designing and manipulating SQL and/or noSQL databases

Contributions to open source software projects

Experience building user interfaces that support analytics and interactive data visualization

Benefits & Perks

Competitive salary

Stock options,

Full health care, including dental and vision

Catered lunch

Social activities, such as a weekly happy hour

About Rocket Fuel
Rocket Fuel is a fast-growing startup dedicated to pushing the boundaries of real-time advertising. We develop sophisticated real-time decision systems that bid in electronic marketplaces on behalf of advertisers for billions of advertising opportunities per day. These systems require equally sophisticated user interfaces to manage them and visualize the reams of data we collect about business metrics and user behavior. Rocket Fuel is now embarking upon an effort to integrate its best-of-breed back-end system with a next-generation front-end UI.

Our team is passionate about both the products we develop and the way in which we develop them. Our process is guided by the unix philosophy, agile methodology, and the principle of test-driven software development. Our culture is lively and inclusive: you will participate in pair programming, peer code reviews, technical talks, and hackathons. We have a state-of-the-art software engineering environment with distributed source control, full release cycle, and continuous deployment.