Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Flavorpill

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We’re looking for a passionate Senior Developer who wants to be part of a lively, focused work environment and who wants to help build a discovery engine for cultural events, driven by social and strong editorial, helping people go experience more things.

About you:

  • You have 5+ years of web development experience
  • You have 3+ years experience architecting and building scalable web apps with Ruby on Rails
  • You have a solid understanding of the full web technology stack
  • You have experience working with databases and key-value stores such as Postgres and MongoDB
  • You TDD everything you do (we use Rspec, Cucumber, Jasmine, Capybara)
  • You are proficient using Git
  • You have experience working with agile processes/techniques such as Scrum and XP
  • You love pair programming and code reviews
  • You are comfortable working with a distributed/dispersed team

About us:

  • We're Agile (1 week iterations, TDD, pair programming, refactoring, weekly retrospectives)
  • We work out of an open-plan office in the heart of Soho, NYC: http://flavorpill.tumblr.com/about
  • We work hard, have fun, and have amazingly talented people: http://flavorpill.tumblr.com/staff
  • We don’t just talk about culture, we DO it - parties, museums, gallery openings, theatre, film - getting out to experience the city we live in

About what you'll be working on:

  • Our team is creating a new Flavorpill product, the go-to discovery engine for culture (http://www.flavorpill.com) - a social tool that helps users find, share, and go to the best culture events happening around them
  • We recently launched
  • We work as a startup team within Flavorpill
  • We're different from other startups in that 1) we're funding ourselves, 2) we already have a well known and loved brand, and 3) we have users 

To apply, send us:

  • Your Github and/or code samples
  • Why you want to work at Flavorpill

 

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