Senior Software Engineer HowAboutWe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Who We Are
HowAboutWe makes it faster, easier and more fun than ever to get offline on awesome dates. We are the offline dating site.
We're a well-funded ($18.5mm), rapidly-growing startup with headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. We build breathtaking products that transform people?s lives. You can read more about us at http://www.howaboutwe.com/about.
In addition to our core dating product, we are currently focused on creating the world's most innovative mobile/tablet dating applications and a new application focused on helping couples discover and buy amazing date experiences.
Our product team is small, smart, and fast. We value and support: design perfectionism, off-the-charts ambition, independent thinking, design-engineering collaboration, mobile-first deployment, true agility, user testing, analytics-driven UX design, constant iteration, and building a beloved consumer brand.
Who We're Looking For
You are an expert software developer who wants to join us in creating a suite of large consumer-facing dating products that are transforming the way people find love online and offline. People want you on their project because they know you will increase its chances of success.
You are excited to help define and build out our feature backlog, which includes recommendation algorithm implementation, API development, native mobile development, and a variety of scaling challenges.
3+ years web development with an MVC framework (RoR preferred).
Serious (but pragmatic) about TDD, and refactor aggressively.
Aware of performance trade-offs and write efficient, scalable code.
Familiar with a range of modern data stores (we use MySQL, Redis, Couchbase, and Sphinx search)
Full-stack developer, though you may prefer frontend/backend.
Enjoy pair-programming on larger stories, and rotating between projects.
Think independently and love sharing your own technical solutions with others.
Smart, with CompSci degree or equivalent
-Competitive Salaries and Stock Options - We pay highly competitive salaries in addition to significant stock options.
-Sustainable Pace - Our whole team is committed to a full workday of energized work that includes an hour lunch break and leaving at a reasonable hour. Really.
-Agile Process - Our product development is hugely collaborative and includes working directly with our stakeholders on delivering business value, pair programming and daily stand-ups.
-Modern Development Tools - We use Pivotal Tracker for project management, GitHub for source control, Ruby, Rails and Vim.
-Equipment - Each developer is outfitted with a new Mac Book Pro for development work and we pair on the latest, large-screen iMacs.
-Continued Learning - We?ll pay for developers to go to several conferences a year to continue learning their craft.
-Health Insurance - Exceptional Health Benefits.
-Ten Paid Holidays - Our office closes for all standard paid holidays.
-Fifteen PTO Days - We encourage all team members to take vacation and recharge.
-Food and Drink - Stocked fridge, some team meals, etc.
This position is for full-time employment on-site in our office in DUMBO. We will support relocation for the right candidates.
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