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Software Engineer

at Scribd in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 17, 2014   |  
The Job
Scribd has built the #2 largest Rails site on the web (by traffic), and we'd love for you to help us take it to the next level.

We have a flat engineering structure without strictly defined roles. There are ongoing projects in areas from web UI's to new mobile apps to hard machine learning problems. We use a variety of technologies, including ruby/rails, Javascript, iOS, Java, and C. Whether you're an expert with these now or looking to learn, if you can build software well we'd like to meet you.
We are looking for people with strong general engineering backgrounds and a lot of passion for developing software.
Experience building web or mobile applications (in any language) is a plus.
A good product sense, an understanding of the web 2.0 ecosystem, and strong personal initiative are essential.
Whether you gravitate towards front-end or back-end development (or both), we have exciting projects in all areas of web and mobile development.
1+ years equivalent work experience as a software engineer (internships included)
Understanding of scalability, systems engineering, and algorithms
Comfortable with SQL and databases
Strong product sense
Knowledge of the web, mobile, and startup ecosystems
Knowledge of some of the following: Javascript, HTML, CSS, Ruby, Rails, Objective C, Android
Experience with web development, mobile development, machine learning, or computer graphics
Strong mathematical, algorithmic and analytical skills
Experience with NoSQL technologies, Hadoop, data warehousing, and other big-data topics
Understanding of the business side of startups, like the online ad market, search engines and SEM, e-commerce optimization, and user analytics.
Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
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