Web Application Engineer
The Climate Corporation - San Francisco, CA

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About Us:
The Climate Corporation’s mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.
The Climate Corporation is focused on helping farmers protect and increase their profits in the face of increasingly extreme weather. At the heart of the company is our unique Climate Insights™ technology platform, which encompasses our core competencies across weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and weather simulation.

This platform powers the company’s portfolio of technology-based products and services, which are revolutionizing agricultural risk management and farm management. At The Climate Corporation, leaving a mark on the world is in our DNA; we want to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We relish big problems because they are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable to solve. We also thrive on finding the possible in the impossible. If you are the best at what you do, you like solving interesting problems, and you are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

See our video about what it’s like to work at The Climate Corporation: http://vimeo.com/62657628

Web Application Software Engineer

We are looking for experienced full-stack Engineer to help build our next generation products and services. This tightly-knit team tackles a wide variety of challenges, including building complex transactional workflow, sophisticated webapps and implementing user experiences that make working with big data tractable and fun.

What you will do:
use Rails 3.2, Ruby 1.9.3, backbone.js

work in a Service-Oriented Architecture environment

employ test-driven development, rapid release schedule, and continuous integration

participate in daily stand-ups, sprint planning, reviews, retrospectives, and the occasional ping-pong game

go above and beyond and explore EventMachine, Goliath, and other cutting edge frameworks

What you bring to the table:
experience building transactional systems with Rails, Ruby, Javascript, MySQL

experience with deployment in distributed environments and are familiar with the associated challenges

intuitively understand web technologies and web application architectures

familiar with RSpec, Cucumber

are creative, self-motivated and able to prioritize & get things done

have contributed to an open source effort

write elegant, maintainable and easy-to-follow code

BS, MS or equivalent in Computer Science or related technical field

at least one year of experience developing web apps in Ruby, Python, Java or Clojure

team player who feels at home in an open and flat-structured environment, and takes pride in a job well done

What We Offer:
Our team is composed of some of the most brilliant interdisciplinary minds in the industry. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible product and experience for our customers.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

We provide meals and a large assortment of snacks, drinks, fruits, coffees, and teas to help you get through the day

Spend 25% of your time (2 solid weeks out of 8) exploring personally compelling topics through independent research/development work

Company sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.

We sponsor hackathons, meetup groups, networking events, tech-talks, and conference trips. If you want to get involved in the tech community, we'll support your efforts

We encourage all employees to better understand our customers by getting out of the office and hearing firsthand from the agents and farmers our products serve

Energetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture

Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on the world

A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform

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