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Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

at BiggerPockets in Denver, CO   —   Jun 30, 2014   |  
BiggerPockets CEO, Joshua DorkinBiggerPockets Logo
Overview
BiggerPockets.com continues to build our rapidly growing real estate investing social network (185,000+ members, 550,000 unique monthly visitors) and applications platform (SaaS), and is looking for a talented Senior Developer to lead the next stages of our development.

Our goal is to continue to transform our industry by establishing THE one stop-shop for the real estate investment space that includes social, content, data, and SaaS to facilitate user networking, education, deal making, and marketing.

We're looking for someone who is not only brilliant and creative, but who is motivated to help drive the growth of what is quickly becoming the de-facto online destination for the industry. Of course, our ideal candidate has unquestionable coding skills, an eye for detail, leadership, planning & management capabilities, problem solving skills, motivation and the drive to succeed.

To Apply: Please send your cover letter, resume & GitHub link to jobs@biggerpockets.com with the subject, “BiggerPockets Jobs: YOUR NAME for Senior Developer”
Responsibilities
Help manage and lead a remote development team
Work closely with CEO to determine product requirements
Help coordinate development cycle and schedule
Develop, design, test and deploy new features for the website (both front and back end)
You will need to be well versed in the technologies that comprise the environment hosting the app (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Memcached, Phusion Passenger / mod_rails).
Familiarity with Capistrano, Git, GitHub, SVN, NewRelic
You will need to be able to work on any side of the application, including UI
Full oversight over the BiggerPockets application
Experience
4+ years Ruby on Rails development experience and the ability to quickly jump into a project and begin executing.
Skills
Passion for solving problems
Leadership and management capabilities
Familiarity and experience defining product specs
Experience using Rails, Capistrano and generally maintaining testing and production environments
Good architectural skills
Strong HTML/Javascript/AJAX/MySQL/CSS & UI Development Experience
Familiarity with version control (specifically Git)
Experience handling scalability
Strong database skills
Experience with testing frameworks
Knowledge of APIs - both implementation and creation
Ability to own projects end-to-end as demonstrated by significant open-source contributions, independent projects, team leadership, or startups
Education
CS/Engineering degree, Computer Science degree or demonstrated equivalent experience.
Compensation
Competitive salary + health & dental benefits
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