Agile Rails job in Oceanside CA (w/plans to move to Orange County in the near future)


* Programmer
* Loves to code. Creating and building stuff excites you
* Knows OO Uncle Bob's SOLID, the principles of design patterns rather
than rubber stamped templates
* Appreciate elegance, to include Kent Beck's rules of simple design
* Works efficiently and effectively, striving to always get better and
* Team player
* Has fun, is fun
* Polyglot, but loves Ruby
* Web programming, but it's not all you've done or will do
* Have ideas, willing to pitch and see them come to fruition

* We publish the best financial research in the world, including real
time commentary and trading recommendations. Hedgeye Risk Management
is the leading real-time research firm. The Hedgeye team features some
of the world’s most regarded research analysts – united around a
vision of independent, un-compromised real-time investment research as
a service. Hedgeye is taking the processes of a world-class investment
team and ripping back the curtain on Wall Street, by making the real-
time insights the bankers have jealously guarded available to every
* Startup that actually makes money
* Our web application is the distribution part of our business, not
the only part of the business
* Do Agile development with a small team, with company buy in
* Developer and Business work together directly

Things that excite you

* Agile - the more eXtreme the better
* Web development, esp. Ruby on Rails, the Rails/Merb 3.0 merge
excites you
* TDD/BDD - nuff said, you believe this to be the most effective way
to develop
* Refactoring - without quality, code is nothing
* Pair Programming - quality, sharing, synergy are important to you
* Exploring new tech - you know that somewhere someone's writing the
new hotness and you'd like to be in on it

Skills you ought to have
* Ruby - this is what we code most of our stuff in
* TDD/BDD - this is how we work
* Rspec, Cucumber - these are our main automated testing frameworks
* *nix savvy - we develop on OSX, deploy to linux
* Verbal/written communication skills - everyone asks for these, we'll
be lemmings on this one

Bonus points
* scaled a web application - the bigger the better
* security - extra points here

Do we have a match?

Attention Jr. programmers. If you don't match this yet but aspire to
such, we may have an opening for you!

Salary Commensurate with Ability

Office is in Oceanside, CA, with plans to more north to Orange County
in the near future.

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