Java + Clojure -or- Senior Rails Engineer for well-regarded startup

The Culture:

Our client is growing their small team of developers. There are 4 developers right now and they will be adding 2 more. They provide a service based in geo location, big data, and mobile applications.  The team works 40-50 hours a week and believes in the importance of work/life balance. They don’t believe in siloed developers, so you will work on projects throughout the company.

The Job:

You will be doing 50% Ruby on Rails and 50% Clojure in a Big Data and large scale environment. You must be familiar with scale, queueing, Mongo, PostGres, and have at least a familiarity and interest in machine learning. You will be able to work 1-2 days a week from home after you’ve proven yourself.

The Required Skills:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Clojure or a strong Java background
  • Mongo
  • PostGres
  • Experience with Continuous deployment
  • Write your own tests in Rspec and Cucumber
  • Willingness to help train and teach junior developers
  • You need to be able to work without instruction, helping the team move forward
  • Confidence (without cockiness) and the ability to work with a close knit team

The Nice to Have Skills:

  • Git experience, if you have a github account that helps
  • Agile experience helps, but not required