JOBS: Principal Ruby on Rails Software Developer (Boston - relocation assistance provided)


Brief Description

Does the idea of working in a start-up environment where you have a
significant role in defining and creating the product get you excited?
We’ve got some big product ideas that will have an impact on millions
of people and are looking for the right people to help us build them.
We’re looking for passionate engineers that love solving large, hard
scaling problems and appreciate beautiful UIs.


This position is located in Cambridge, MA and relocation to that area
will be necesarry. Relocation assistance is available for those
individuals that will require it.

Summary - Principal Ruby Rails Software Engineer

You will be joining a team of technical and business veterans whose
collective experience includes writing J2EE servers, launching the
Flash platform and growing successful, public companies. We look
forward to learning as much from you as you will learn from us.

Working for Brightcove will give you a unique opportunity to join a
growing, privately held company, and play an integral role building
products and online services that promise to transform the media
industry and change the way people all over the world watch video.

Responsibilities - Principal Ruby Rails Software Engineer:

Develop subsystems that are scalable, maintainable and debuggable.
Participate actively in software design discussions.
Participate actively in product definition discussions.
Writing code that is both functional and elegant.
Design and implement unit tests.
Diagnose performance bottlenecks and implement optimizations.
Minimum Job Requirements:

Excellent knowledge of Ruby, Rails and JRuby
In-depth experience building distributed, multithreaded, scalable,
fault-tolerant systems
Excellent knowledge of Web service technologies (HTTP, AJAX, REST,
Solid coding practices including design, unit testing, and peer code-
5 to 7+ years of development experience
Strong knowledge of Java
Excellent technical communication skills in both written and spoken
Why Brightcove?

Brightcove is an online video platform that is used by media
companies, businesses and organizations worldwide to publish and
distribute video on the Web. We've worked hard to create a company
where talented, passionate people can thrive in a culture that values
individual empowerment, excellence and collaboration. Working at
Brightcove gives you the chance to reshape how media is published and
consumed while you develop your skills, grow your career, and have

We look forward to receiving your application! Brightcove is an Equal
Opportunity Employer (EOE).