Senior Rails Engineer
Versatile, experienced Ruby on Rails developer needed to join CakeStyle, where we are revolutionizing e-commerce and making style a piece of cake for busy professional women.
CakeStyle is a promising, VC-backed startup that was founded within, and currently officed at, the Foundry at Sandbox Industries (teams in both SF and Chicago). Since our launch in November 2011, we have delighted hundreds of busy women by delivering to their doorsteps boxes of 4-6 fully-accessorized outfits selected for them by our stylists. For more info, please see our recent write-ups in the Washingtonian and TechCrunch.
Our small engineering team has already built a robust CRM / inventory management / e-commerce / fulfillment system (CakeRM), but we plan to build even more impressive technology in the coming months and years. This is a great opportunity to get involved early and make your mark with a promising, funded startup with rapidly-growing revenue and interesting technologies.
- Lead development for our existing Ruby on Rails-based systems
- Collaborate with founders on strategic development and product roadmap of CakeStyle
- Lead technical decision-making, including technology platform selection and recruiting, hiring and managing the technical team
- Contribute to the development of our company culture (both within the engineering team and overall)
- Ensure our platforms scale with our growing startup
- Can clearly explain technical concepts and make decisions with technical and non-technical team members
- Can slice a PSD and create clean, standards-compliant HTML and CSS
- Can complete basic server administration tasks
- Experienced with TDD, Agile, etc., but also sensitive to balancing process and progress
- Experience with e-commerce and inventory management
- Interest in or experience with machine learning
- Interest in fashion (there are employee discounts on inventory!)
HOW TO APPLY
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with:
- Resume or LinkedIn Profile
- Explain why you’re specifically interested in this position and CakeStyle
- Provide some links to your public GitHub projects or other code samples, and online work examples
- Make one technical suggestion for our company (could be an improvement to our existing website, or a general idea of something that could help bring our business to the next level)
CakeStyle offers competitive salaries, equity and full benefits, including health, dental and vacation. We are conveniently located in SoMa, San Francisco, close to public transit (Caltrain, Muni).