Lead Ruby / Rails Engineer (Remote accepted) LivingSocial
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city. We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars. We are in a position to change the face of the $100B+ local marketing industry.
At LivingSocial, we expect our engineers to be a vital part of the product development process. We build, measure, and learn, deploying to production multiple times per day and using data to drive decisions. As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and deliver value on a regular basis.
As a Lead Engineer on the Consumer Engineering team, you will:
- Build intuitive, responsive experiences our millions of customers will enjoy engaging with every day.
- Help customers find what they?re looking for, and discover new things across our varied suite of offers.
- Find new ways for our customers to engage with us through sharing, personalization, etc.
- Personalize our content to provide the most value to our customers
- Optimize placement of promotions to deliver measurable ROI to merchants
- Work with our shared services teams to implement and integrate with our backend platform.
We are looking for dedicated and pragmatic engineers that enjoy building reliable and performant solutions. Well-qualified candidates will have:
- 5+ years of web development experience; preference given to candidates who have experience with large applications of some scale
- Exceptional competency in object-oriented programming
- Experience developing in a web framework, with Ruby on Rails background a plus
- Solid foundation/knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
You will be a great fit for the team if you enjoy:
- deploying to production multiple times a day
- collaborating daily with your team and other groups
- working on a distributed team
- iterative and incremental development
- fixing existing production issues as much as building new solutions
- taking smart risks and championing new ideas
- working with applications of scale
- Competitive Base Salary and Bonus Plan
- Opportunity to work with committed, talented people with a great sense of humor
||1445 New York Ave. NW |
Washington, DC 20005
LivingSocial is redefining localized online advertising and social commerce, while building a great company and having a blast along the way. The explosive growth and potential of LivingSocial has been recognized by both new and traditional media - from the Wall Street Journal to Facebook's CEO. To help fuel our growth, LivingSocial has secured over 49 million in funding this year from some of the most prominent venture capital companies in the nation.
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Grotech Ventures
, IVP-Institutional Venture Partners
, U.S. Venture Partners All Jobs: at LivingSocial
|Headquarters:||1445 New York Ave. NW|
Washington, DC 20005
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city.
With unique and diverse offerings each day, we inspire members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences to exclusive gourmet dinners to family aquarium outings and more.
We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars.
Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.|
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