Challenging Full Stack position - Great work/life balance
SocialChorus - San Francisco, CA

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WHAT WE DO

SocialChorus created a platform that allows people to share their love for brands with the online community. Rather than relying on Mad Men like ad execs, our clients believe that the best form of advertising are happy customers telling good stories about great products. These happy customers, called advocates, are the best way for brands to promote their products through word-of-mouth marketing that you can trust. Every Tweet, Facebook post, LinkedIn share and blog post is the actual opinion of these brand advocates.

WHAT TECH WE USE

We do agile (XP), test-driven development and pair program 85% of the time. We believe that pair programming is the best way to create clean, simple, efficient code quicker. It also allows devs to enjoy a life outside of work. A typical day for a SocialChorus developer is spent giving constant attention to the ever-changing social API’s and building beautiful and simple UI for our advocates. Some of our big challenges include the next generation of our admin app and tackling our big data problem. We believe in following good practices and have already created new gems to help us with our admin app.

OUR GREAT TEAM

SocialChorus consists of 40 employees with a close-knit team of 10 developers who love what they do. Our company culture holds true to the work hard/play hard saying. Everyone is ambitious and wants to be the best at what they do, but know when to let loose. SocialChorus believes in investing in their employees, for developers, we do this by:
  • Contributing to open source,
  • Pair programming, which creates a learning environment,
  • Paying for conferences and courses in and out of the Bay Area for devs to attend, and,
  • Having people come in who can contribute to the team, i.e. Sandi Metz.
PERKS

This is a full-time, salaried position offering stock options, paid vacation, and benefits: medical, dental and 401k. Our salaries are competitive with the market rate. We are located on 3rd and Market Street, which allows you to easily access transportation and great food!

WORK SPONSORSHIP/RELOCATION

For the right candidate we will pay, up to a certain amount, in relocation fees and will help with lawyer fees for obtaining visas. We actively promote diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

If you have any questions or want to learn more, email me at Alexandra@socialchorus.com .

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • 1.5 - 3 years of professional Ruby experience,
  • Professional experience using JavaScript,
  • Previous experience with Backbone, Rails, and Node.js,
  • Open to pair programming,
  • Ambition to learn more, and,
  • Has worked in an agile environment,
Though thisis for our ideal candidate, we are open to talking to everyone, even if you're missing a few points!