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Software Development


2013-04-19 21:05


The Position

Site5 is seeking a full-time, mid-level Ruby on Rails developer. The chosen candidate will be working from home with a small group of top-notch, highly knowledgeable developers who are passionate about their code. You will be working on writing a group of related Rails 3.2 applications which are being developed in-house from scratch. The applications will replace our CRM & billing system, Synco, and our client account manager, Backstage. You can read more about them at http://www.eng5.com.

Why should you work at Site5?

Site5 is a well-established company with more than 10 years of experience in the web hosting industry and more than 350,000 websites hosted. Site5 is built on top of open source software; we understand how important open source is and remain very active in the community. More information is available on our projects page. Don't forget to have a peek at our GitHub organization.

Here are a few other reasons you will enjoy working for Site5.

  • You will become a better software engineer by working through problems with highly talented and opinionated engineers.
  • We use GitHub to build our applications.
  • You will be working from the comfort of your home anywhere in the world!
  • We are a small company with under 100 team members and have some great opportunities to move up and further your career!
  • All employees receive 20 days of paid time off per year and increases to 25 days after three years.
  • Health/dental/vision insurance is available to U.S. employees.
  • Your input and suggestions matter, and we encourage them.
  • We encourage learning new skills and we will pay for the books to help. We want you to grow and move up in the company. Your success is our success!
  • Emphasis on using and contributing to open source software.
  • Creative and fun atmosphere. Our development team is just as passitionate about their music as they are their code.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Variety of problems to solve.
  • Freedom to use the tools you want to develop our software.

Skill Requirements

  • Ruby and object-oriented programming (3+ years)
  • Rails (1+ years)
  • Testing (RSpec/Shoulda is used on most projets, Test::Unit on the others)
  • PostgreSQL or MySQL database design
  • jQuery
  • API integration experience
  • Modern HTML & CSS skills
  • Comfortable working with Git
  • Opinionated

Additional Skills desired

  • Systems Admin background
  • SOAP
  • Sinatra
  • Rack
  • Active::Merchant
  • Gem Authoring
  • SCSS
  • CoffeeScript
  • Involved in open source projects
  • PostgreSQL and MySQL performance tuning

Please include a link to your GitHub profile when you submit your resume.

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