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Re: [NYC-rb] [JOB] Rails Engineer at Acquaintable

From: romy
Sent on: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 6:58 PM
Hi Casey,

I am a front end developer & UI/graphic designer looking to work with a sharp startup, let me know if you like my work.


On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Casey Gibbons <[address removed]> wrote:
Hi everyone,

Acquaintable is a NYC-based startup that is changing the way people meet online. While Facebook helps you connect with people you already know, Acquaintable helps you connect with friends-of-friends you want to know. Acquaintable is venture-backed by great investors and we are currently in beta. Our users love us and our metrics are great. You will be working with other great engineers who have a lot of fun building great products. If you think you might be interested in getting to know us and what we are up to, we?d love to talk to you. More details below.

Senior Rails Engineer

Acquaintable is looking for a Senior Software Engineer that wants to join as part of a small, cofounding team going after a huge opportunity. We?re looking for a stellar problem solver who can architect a great product. Your creativity and problem solving will have a major impact on the direction and success of the company. We?re developing at a fast pace and are constantly iterating and pushing releases into production. While we develop and deploy quickly, we also strongly believe in maintaining a clean and quality codebase that is enjoyable to work with. There will never be a single boring day at Acquaintable and we?re looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced and exciting environment.

Desired Skills

  • Programming Languages/Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, HTML, Javascript, jQuery, CSS, SQL, REST, Facebook APIs, Java, iPhone/Android
  • Technologies: Nginx, thin, AWS
  • Database: PostgresSQL, NoSQL
  • Front-end experience is preferred
  • Experience building mobile applications is preferred
  • Ability to deliver cross-browser compatibility
  • Experience in an Agile software development environment in a web context
  • Demonstrated expertise with the entire software development lifecycle


Competitive. Combination of cash and equity.

If you're interested, please email me ([address removed]) with links to any projects or profiles (GitHub, LinkedIn etc.) that would help us get to know you. We're also looking for an interaction designer and a front-end developer. Please feel free to pass this along to any friends that may be interested. 


Casey Gibbons
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