Senior Rails Developer

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Are you interested in building products used by millions of people? Do you wish you could launch code daily? Webs is looking for a talented Senior Rails developer that is passionate about building user-facing web applications. This position is full-time and is based at our main office in Silver Spring, MD.

Responsibilities

  • Work with product designers and engineers to implement the next generation of Webs products.
  • Build web applications that can scale to a million page views per day.
  • Work independently on projects developing web applications from scratch, front-to-back.
  • Practice test driven development using unit tests and integration tests.
  • Develop software iteratively and deliver working code each iteration.
  • Review application with stakeholders each iteration

Required Skills

  • Ruby, Rails 3.2
  • jQuery, JS, HTML, CSS (SCSS), Templating (Mustache)
  • Postgresql (ActiveRecord), Git, Heroku
  • TDD with RSpec
  • Experience developing Facebook Platform, Graph API
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer Science degree from a reputable school in the US.

Bonus Skills

  • Restful web services
  • Opensource contributions

Benefits

  • Newly renovated work environment
  • Fun team that is passionate about developing great web applications.
  • Casual dress and flexible work schedule
  • Lunch catered three times a week and a fully stocked kitchen.
  • Paid parking or metro (one block away)
  • Healthcare, vision, 401K and stock options

About Webs

Webs (http://webs.com) is the world’s largest do-it-yourself solution to create a free website with over 40 million sites created, and counting.  Webs enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to easily make a great-looking website.  The Webs family of products—including ContactMe.com and Pagemodo.com--provides small businesses with simple and cost-effective ways to launch and grow their companies across web, social and mobile platforms.  Webs users can build custom Facebook pages and manage their business contacts in the cloud. Founded in 2001 by the Mokhtarzada brothers, Webs is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vistaprint N.V.  Webs is a top-100 website worldwide, with a warm, collegial environment that is home to a staff of smart, dynamic individuals. Our offices are located in downtown Silver Spring, just steps from the Metro. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare and 401(k). Perks include a catered lunch three times a week, paid parking or transit, casual dress, and a flexible work schedule. By joining our team, you get the chance to immediately make a positive impact on the millions of people who use our website creation platform.
 

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