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Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Flavorpill (New York, NY)

Posted: July 8, 2013

We’re looking for a passionate Senior Developer who wants to be part of a lively, focused work environment and help lead a team that's building the discovery engine for cultural events - a unique platform driven by social tools and a strong editorial sensibility, helping people go experience more great things.

About You
  • You have 5+ years of web development experience
  • You have 3+ years experience architecting and building scalable web apps with Ruby on Rails
  • You have a solid understanding of the full web technology stack
  • You have experience working with databases and key-value stores such as Postgres and MongoDB
  • You TDD everything you do (we use Rspec, Cucumber, Jasmine, Capybara)
  • You are proficient using Git
  • You have experience working with agile processes/techniques such as Scrum and XP
  • You love pair programming and code reviews
  • You are comfortable working with a distributed/dispersed team
About Us
  • We're Agile (1 week iterations, TDD, pair programming, refactoring, weekly retrospectives)
  • We work out of an open-plan office in the heart of Soho, NYC: http://flavorpill.tumblr.com/about
  • We work hard, have fun, and have amazingly talented people:http://flavorpill.tumblr.com/staff
  • We don’t just talk about culture, we DO it - parties, museums, gallery openings, theatre, film - getting out to experience the city we live in
About the Work
  • Our team is creating a new Flavorpill, the go-to discovery engine for culture, a social tool that helps users find, share, and go to the best events happening around them: http://www.flavorpill.com
  • We recently launched
  • We work as a startup team within Flavorpill Media, which also publishes Flavorwire, which reaches 3M uniques per month
  • We're different from other startups in that 1) we're funding ourselves, 2) we already have a well known and loved brand, and 3) we have users 
To Apply, Send Us:
  • Your Github and/or code samples
  • Why you want to work at Flavorpill