RecNation is seeking an outstanding programmer to lead our site development. Our core belief is that passion is what drives people to excellence. As such, you must be passionate about your work. You are hard working, intellectually curious, driven to succeed, and have a positive attitude. You’ve also got to know how to laugh and have fun! While we prefer that you live in the DC area, we are open to remote candidates.
We are looking for a generalist: somebody who is an architect, web developer, interface designer, and debugger. You will be responsible for all technical aspects of the business and manage any technical resources or team members as the company grows.
Do you like puzzles?
So do we
Design, develop, implement, and maintain web software applications
Lead future development hires and mentor team members
Review requirements and functional specifications providing analysis and feedback
Select and set up a web based internal communication system, such as wiki, blog, chat room, project management, and bug tracking systems
Create and maintain documentation
Debug and troubleshoot some broken code
Take a leading role in managing both front- and back-end development
Experience with Rails, writing tests and maintaining production environments
Experience with Rails engines
Dev-ops experience in managing servers and scalability
CSS (be able to slice a PSD file into a CSS layout (we like html5!)
Basic OAuth knowledge
Familiarity with internet marketing and search engine optimization (SEO)
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
Currently plays (or played) a recreational sport/activity
Side project experience is a big plus
Competative salary & early stage equity