Senior Software Engineer Alice.com
Alice.com is growing. We're looking for senior software engineers with strong backgrounds in web development, both on the client and server sides, who want to join a fun, sociable team of bright engineers who excel at getting stuff done. We do our web work with Ruby and Rails and much of our supply chain management with Java. Ideal candidates will be equally comfortable discussing jQuery selector mechanics, Ruby monkey patching, web services, and MySQL explain plans with a team of passionate peers. Candidates should enjoy hands-on work in a self-directed, fast-paced environment that gives you room to apply your expertise and make an impact. We expect to learn a lot from you, but also expect that you will learn a lot from us.
Alice.com is an internet start-up founded by a management team with a history of successful start-ups, the most recent of which sold to Microsoft in 2007 (Jellyfish.com). We're headquartered in Middleton, WI. You can learn more about Alice.com by reading our community blog and by doing some shopping on our site.
What You Would Do:
Quickly grasp high-level business goals, vet requirements, and turn them into effective solutions
Collaborate with management and other team members to define requirements
Contribute in architectural discussions and be responsible for implementing all or parts of a project
Be passionate, take pride in your work, and have a sense of ownership
Build stuff. Get stuff done.
What You Need To Have:
A minimum of 5 years experience working with OO languages. Ruby preferred
If you're a Java guru, a desire to embrace Ruby and get stuff done quickly
A minimum of 5 years experience developing, testing, and maintaining interactive web apps
A minimum of 5 years experience designing databases and working with SQL
The ability to work in a high-energy, somewhat chaotic environment
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