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Ruby on Rails Developer

Move, Inc. (New York, NY)

Posted: July 12, 2013 | Job Type: Full Time
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Doorsteps is a part of the Move, Inc. family of businesses and provides an online tool for prospective home buyers who are looking to save time, money, and stress. We help you know whether it’s smart for you to buy, how to get ready faster, and make the best possible decisions along the way. 

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team at the Doorsteps office in the Union Square section of New York City.This position will involve working with the entire web stack here at Doorsteps. We use a mix of new technologies, and try to solve problems with tools that make sense. We strive for short iterations and delivering deployable code as quickly as possible. Our core infrastructure is built using Ruby on Rails, Javascript/Coffeescript, jQuery, SQL, Resque, Heroku, and Git. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be comfortable working with our core technologies
  • Have a passion for clean, test-driven, and well-documented code, and be comfortable with occasional pair programming
  • Develop consumer-based features/applications that will excite and please a user base of millions
  • Collaborate with Product Management and User Experience regarding product definition, schedule, scope, and project-related decisions
  • Develop best practices and architecture

Education, Skills & Experience:

  • 2-5 years of web application development experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent real-world experience
  • Strong, in-depth knowledge and experience with standard testing tools, including RSpec, Capybara, and Jasmine
  • Familiarity with the full Rails stack, including database, web service and web front-end development
  • Passion for developing intuitive, high performing user interfaces

Personal characteristics include:

  • Believing smart, elegant design can disrupt and inspire
  • Wanting to treat our users — and each other — like the most important people in the world
  • Feeling a good day is when you leave the office more energized than when you arrived
  • Love working with people who make you better, and who are always looking to be better themselves
  • You are passionate about creating world class consumer web experiences for our consumers, customers, and partners
  • You enjoy collaborating with colleagues to maximize success


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