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Ruby Developers - A Well-Funded Start-Up - Big Data + e-Commerce Marketing

Tim G.
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Atlanta, GA
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Do you want to be challenged daily?

Want to develop cool software?


RUBY DEVELOPERS - Contract-to-Hire OR Permanent - Midtown

Optomi, in partnership with a Big Data and eCommerce marketing company, is seeking Junior Ruby Developers to fulfill a contract-to-hire opportunity for a client located in Midtown. Our client is listed as one of the “startups to watch” in Atlanta and they’re working at the cross-section of the hottest spaces in tech, Big data and ecommerce marketing (social, mobile, online, etc.).

A Typical Day In Your Life:

Start with a blank page and some business goals. Help define the architecture, frameworks and design patterns to use. Start coding and help enforce the architecture. Help craft a lightweight build/deploy process. Release
frequently. Interact with customers. Iterate and support the product moving forward. Work hard, play hard.

Skills/Experience You Need to Succeed:

+1 - 2 or more years of experience in web programming

+1 - 1 or more years working with Ruby (not "experimenting"... full time coding)

+1 - Proven ability to architect, build, maintain and scale a complete system from blank page to production

+1 - Experience with most key frameworks from the Ruby ecosystem

+1 - Experience defining and implementing APIs (REST, XML-RPC, etc)

+1 - Experience integrating distributed/disparate systems via API

+1 - Experience scaling a system (clustering, memory leak, bottleneck identification, etc)

+1 - Solid database experience (but not necessarily a full DBA skillset)

+1 - Hands on experience with front-end development (JQuery, JS, ExtJS, Html5, etc)

+1 - Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

+1 - Ability to articulate, defend and evolve an idea

+1 - An always-positive-but-brutally-honest attitude 


Extra Credit:

+10 - Magento, OSCommerce, ZenCart or other ecommerce platform development

+10 - Hadoop, MongoDB or other big data techs

+10 - Build/deployment process management

+10 - Social Media API experience

+10 - Data Science/Analytics background

+10 - Open Source Contributions 



If this sounds like you, please contact - Tim Gunter - timgunter@optomi.com - 678.916.3822
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