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Shutterstock is looking for a Ruby on Rails Engineer

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Shutterstock is a rapidly growing and profitable tech company headquartered in New York City that powers visual creativity around the world. We are seeking an experienced and intelligent software engineer that is excited about working on a startup within Shutterstock.

You will be a part of a small, fast-moving independent team that is focused on making this product successful. You will have a voice in setting priorities and will be expected to tackle complex and ambiguous technical problems quickly and iteratively. You will work on a team that has the independence of a start-up, while having the resources and customer reach of a billion-dollar tech company (NYSE: SSTK). The work you do will improve the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands of designers, developers, and marketers around the world. You will have the opportunity to work directly with our Founder/CEO, SVP of Engineering and VP of Corporate Development.

Qualified candidates are:
In love with programming and building things that have never existed
Curious and passionate about finding creative solutions to complex problems
Able communicators that are used to talking through problems and feel a deep need to share the cool stuff that they're working on with others
Experienced enough to know what to build themselves and what not to
Aware of what they don't know yet and are excited about what to learn next
Excited to teach us some new tricks
Able to take care of business

Required skills:
Deep experience with Ruby on Rails
Years of experience with at least one database (Postgres preferably)
A thorough knowledge of how the web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, etc)
Experience building and maintaining applications on Heroku

Bonus skills:
Ecommerce experience
Solr experience
Experience with Ember.js
RESTful API design and development
Memcached / Redis
Experience with HTML5 video & video transcoding

This position is based in New York City. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates. In addition to other great benefits, Shutterstock offers competitive salaries, health and dental plans, 401K, daily breakfasts, weekly massages, discounted gym memberships, and most importantly, the opportunity to work with people who love their jobs.

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