Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails, Python and/or Java)
Rafter - San Mateo, CA

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Senior Software Engineers (Ruby on Rails, Python and/or Java)

Multiple Openings!!!

What You'll Be Doing...

As a member of the core engineering team you will:
  • Collaborate in a team oriented, exciting, challenging, and rewarding environment
  • Design and develop applications with consumer and business targeted audiences
  • Cultivate and champion the product, user experience, and elegant architecture
  • Experiment with technologies including: clojure, node, and whatever else strikes your fancy!
  • Build fun (required) and useful (optional) plugins for our campfire bot

About You...
  • 3+ years of experience developing in Ruby, Python and/or Java
  • Experience in designing and building web applications
  • Enjoy whiteboarding data models, user interfaces, and workflows with others
  • A good eye for intuitive UI and UX
  • Comfortable working in Git and Unix / Mac OS X

Hopefully you have experience with the following (if not, don't worry you'll pick it up quickly)
  • TDD and writing automated tests (test:: unit, shoulda, rspec, or similar)
  • Data modeling and performance optimization
  • API and SaaS development

About Us…
  • We love Ruby (some of us are drawn to Clojure too)
  • Whiteboarding on the walls
  • Pair program on the hard stuff, but not on everything (phew, that'd be exhausting!)
  • Set aside time to try new technologies and build fun (or funny) things
  • Are pragmatic, curious, collaborative, iterative, and fun
  • Work with many technologies including: Ruby, Rails, Python, MySQL, iOS, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Backbone, HAML, SASS

Are you an active contributor to open source software? We love to see your work - send us a link to your GitHub projects.

We offer competitive salary, benefits, and the chance to improve the lives of millions of students!