Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack
WhitePages - New York, NY

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Job Description

We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer that thrives on designing, coding and maintaining web and mobile applications written in Ruby, Objective-C and Java. Our ideal candidate would have the skills and desire to understand our entire stack, from Solr to Rails and the passion to champion new and exciting technologies to solve WhitePages' unique and challenging problems.Your ideal job should be one where you work on a small team and are empowered to make yourself and your team more productive on a daily basis. You should want to be part of a teamwhere your desire to grow and learn are valued and aptly rewarded; where using and contributing to open source are looked upon as an asset; where innovating and executing are core toyour teams' beliefs.


You must have
A passion for building scalable web services and applications; Proven experience building highly scalable and available production web apps, from the glass to the database; A desire to be own design and architecture end to end; A philosophy of iteration and continuous improvement; A B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent;
You must be
Extremely knowledgeable of JavaScript, MVC, and client/server interaction; Fluent in a variety of languages like Ruby, Java, Python, Objective-C, etc; Experienced creating websites with one of the many web framework like RoR, Django, Backbone.js, etc.; Deeply versed in internet protocols and standards; Proficient with writing and optimizing cross-browser CSS and HTML; Knowledgeable of scaling techniques (caching, asynchronous/background job queues, etc.).
Extra points if you
Have written a cross-domain JavaScript application; Are unusually knowledgeable with HTTP (eg. when to use what response codes, how cache headers work, etc.); Have experience with any NoSQL database; Have deployed apps to the cloud (Amazon, Rackspace, Heroku, etc.); Know a non-Rails Ruby web framework, especially Sinatra; Have extensive experience with *nix; TDD. Mega points for RSpec.

Additional Information

We're headquartered in the heart of downtown Seattle, and that's where our engineering team works their magic. We've got sales folks across the country, including an office in New York. We have strong company values and culture, and would love to share why ours is an opportunity worth considering. We appreciate and respect diversity, and are an equal opportunity employer.

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