Senior Rails Engineer
ChallengePost powers exciting competitions for the First Lady, City of New York, many corporations including Samsung, and the entire federal government. We make money and make a difference.
What We're Looking For:
You have a strong commitment to building great, well-factored code. You take pride in your work. You do well in teams. Developers and designers you've worked with think extremely highly of you and your work.
As a senior developer on our team, you'll have a significant impact on all of our current and future projects. You'll contribute to product design, implementation, deployment, refinement, and ongoing performance tuning.
For the past several years, you've been:
- Shipping Ruby on Rails applications to production
- Using Test-Driven Development to guide your software design and catch bugs and regressions
- Treating software engineering as a craft and exploring it outside of your day job
Salary and Benefits:
- Competitive Salary
- Stock Options
- Great Benefits
- Food and fun
We'd Like to See:
- Interest in understanding and improving our collaborative, agile software development processAbout ChallengePost
ChallengePost is a web platform that connects talented problem solvers with rewarding challenges. We’re well-funded and based in the meatpacking district in New York City. Our clients include First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA, the City of New York (and the NYC BigApps challenge), Thomson Reuters, Samsung, and more. We also were chosen to create and power the US Governmentwide Challenge Platform across all federal agencies for crowdsourced problem-solving: Challenge.gov. We are a lean team, and our business is growing rapidly.
The Culture & Location
We’re more focused on deliverables than meetings. Everyone’s opinion is respected and all ideas are given equal consideration. It’s a culture of meaningful work by dedicated, hard-working individuals, but the environment is relaxed and creative too. Our offices are in the meatpacking district.