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Senior Rails Web Developer at Rapid Growth Pot

at Gust in New York, NY   —   Jul 07, 2014   |  
Overview
Gust, the industry leading global platform for funding startups, is seeking a Senior Web Developer to help lead the build out of our NYC tech team. The right candidate is someone that eats, drinks and sleeps agile based fast track, full stack pair programming and wants to build cutting edge products with Rails. You will be working with and leading a lean, agile, Pivotal Labs trained team ready to revolutionize and strengthen our approach to building products for investors and entrepreneurs. We want you to lead the overall development efforts in coordination with product management and lead the growth of the team’s processes. We're looking for brilliant software engineers who have at least five years working with Ruby on Rails. Your core responsibilities include developing web applications, working directly with product teams to manage requirements, pair programming, and refactoring. Programming in ruby on rails, javascript (particularly jQuery) with a test-driven and behavior-driven development approach is key. Significant experience with web application development using a variety of languages and tools, java, and strong opinions on how to write code is needed.

We are located in the heart of New York's Silicon Alley, one block from the Ace Hotel. An open office layout provides a highly congenial-yet-intense work environment with perks like breakfast Mondays, lunch Wednesdays, stocked fridge of food and drinks, $100 per month at Betterworks, and access to tech meet-ups and other great events around the city.

Gust is well funded and continues to achieve significant levels of growth. We have over 750 angel groups and VC’s signed up, 35,000 individual investors in 65 countries worldwide and over 150,000 entrepreneurs have already signed up. Our management team includes angel investing and technology veterans with a clear vision of how to make this business successful. We have been nominated as one of the best tech places to work in New York City and recently won the 2012 CODiE Award for Best Collaboration/Social Networking Solution, awarded the 2012 SWIFT Innotribe Most Innovative Financial Technology Company in North America and Breakthrough Angel Product of the Year by EBAN 2011.
Responsibilities
Developing web applications
Working directly with product teams to manage requirements
Pair Programming
Refactoring
Skills
Five or more years experience of software programming
Ruby on Rails
Javascript, particularly jQuery
Test-driven and behavior-driven development
Unobtrusive design and behavior with CSS and JS
JS Frameworks including backbone, node
HTML5
Visual design experience
Significant experience with web application development using a variety of languages and tools
Java
Strong opinions on how to write code
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