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NYC-rb [JOB] ROR Team Lead

From: Charlie K.
Sent on: Monday, December 19, 2011 3:34 PM

Dear Rubists,

    Hope all is well. Tis the time for a new year and yes.......maybe a new job. I'm currently working with Lifebookers here in NYC to find them a RoR Team Lead. If you would like to know more please feel free to call or email me directly...212-[masked] all my info can be found below the description.



Ruby on Rails Team Lead

Lifebooker is a rapidly expanding, venture-backed firm in the Daily Deal space. We offer great discounts to our users through both a traditional Daily Deal and an inventory yield management program that allows service providers to discount wasting hours without cannibalizing existing business. Our best-in-breed technology drives our innovative approach to discounting, consumer targeting and product recommendation.


About the Position
Join a fast-moving, Agile team in one of the industry's hottest sectors in perfecting the technology that is revolutionizing the Daily Deal space. Our application is built on Ruby on Rails (2.3.x) and uses MySQL and Memcached as data stores. On the front-end, we use jQuery, CoffeeScript, HAML and SASS. We are looking for a sharp, experienced individual to make an immediate impact on our team. That individual will work directly with the CTO on implementation strategy for new features and refinement to the existing code and architecture.  He or she will be responsible for managing the velocity of a team of 2 other engineers.

The ideal candidate for this position has a great work ethic and self-management skills. He or she will be a key member of our development team as we seek to further build out our product and expand both domestically and internationally. The position will be based out of our headquarters in DUMBO.

Required Skills

?    Ruby on Rails architecture and development
?    Apache, SVN, Memcached, SQL
--   Standard Rails stack tools
?    Object-Oriented JavaScript, preferably with jQuery
?    Experience in a fast-paced, Agile environment
?    Bache    lor's Degree or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience
?    5-7 years of experience designing production-level applications
?    Strong command of web standards and best practices

Personal characteristics
?    Self-motivated individual willing to take ownership of key projects
?    Excellent communication skills and leadership potential
?    A passion for entrepreneurial endeavors
?    The ability to
innovate when necessary to meet business requirements on a short timetable

Desired Skills
?    NoSQL and MapReduce (e.g. MongoDb, Riak)
?    Continuous Integration, BDD, TDD
?    CoffeeScript

?    Previous Team Lead/management experience a plus


Charles Keinath
Senior Talent Consultant
Information Technology Direct Hire Practice
19 West 44th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
D. [masked]  M. [masked]
E. [address removed]

A referral is the best compliment I can receive.  If you enjoy working with me please do not keep me a secret.

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