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Funding500K-1M USD
Employees3
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryConsumer, Entertainment
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Lead Principal Web Engineer - Ruby/Python/PHP | Rails/Django

at CityPockets in New York, NY   —   Apr 24, 2014   |  
Overview
CityPockets (www.citypockets.com) is an exciting startup in NYC looking for our #1 & #2 engineering hires to be part of the early founding team.

We’re building an extensive platform using best of breed technologies including Rails3, jQuery, Redis, MySQL, Memcached, Unicorn, NginX and more. We are a huge proponent to experimenting with new technologies (such as MongoDB, WebSockets, Node.js, etc) and contributing back to the open source community. Come excited to contribute to a passionate, visionary team with deep experience and relentless drive.

http://techcrunch.com/2011/06/20/daily-deal-wallet-citypockets-raises-735k-adds-secondary-marketplace-for-deal-resale/
Responsibilities
Design, build and test the core components of the platform
Create innovative solutions to platform requirements, thinking outside the box to get things done
Optimize slow performing web transactions
Become a leader on the team helping grow and mentor new engineers
Experience
Are well versed in Ruby (or other scripting languages)
Have system administration experience and can deal with database administration such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, or MongoDB
Can handle front-end development and get your hands dirty with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Have experience scaling web applications to handle millions of users
Have experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc…)
Have experience developing APIs
Skills
Have contributed to open source projects or side projects
Have experience in Test Driven Development
Have coded with Haml/Sass/CoffeeScript
Have knowledge of JavaScript MVC frameworks like BackBone.js
Have used testing frameworks like Capybara, Cucumber, RSpec
Compensation
Salary + lots of equity
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