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.
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
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
Have experience scaling web applications to handle millions of users
Have experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc…)
Have experience developing APIs
Have contributed to open source projects or side projects
Have experience in Test Driven Development
Have coded with Haml/Sass/CoffeeScript
Have used testing frameworks like Capybara, Cucumber, RSpec
Salary + lots of equity