Ruby on Rails - Back End Developer
Description: This is a key development role at Mixbook, a profitable, rapidly- growing startup that is changing the game in the personalized photo books / photo products market. In the past, the standard applications for creating photo book products limited users to strict templates and few options. Mixbook has created a powerful and intuitive Flex application that allows users to fully express their creativity with stickers and backgrounds, fully-editable layouts and photo editing features. Despite the breakthroughs that Mixbook has made, the team that works on it is still small, and you will have a huge impact on the product.
We are hiring a Ruby on Rails developer to improve the entire back end for Mixbook.com. This position will be tough, yet extremely rewarding. You will sculpt the entire back-end development of a platform used by millions of people.
Role: • Work directly with the co-author of RubyAMF on Mixbook’s services architecture. • Design and implement Mixbook’s core feature set through full product lifecycle. • Make mission critical architecture decisions. • Own Mixbook Product Architecture from front to back. • Work with Co-Founders to brainstorm, design and develop customer features.
Qualifications: • Passion for building a great consumer product that everyone will love and use. • Strong experience with Ruby on Rails, Apache, and MySQL. • Extremely strong object-oriented development skills. • Knowledge of EC2, S3, and new server technologies. • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent required, Masters degree is a plus. • 2 - 20 years of experience. Hardcore Coders of any experience level should apply. • Extremely hard working. You should be ready to make Mixbook a priority in your life. • Thrive on working with A-players. You’re too good to spend long hours with B-players. • Easy to get along with - people like you and like working with you. And they’ll tell us that!
About Mixbook: Mixbook is a profitable, rapidly growing startup that offers the most customizable way to create photo books and cards on the web. Users can share their creations online for free or purchase professional- quality photo books and cards to share in person. Over 2 million people have created over 5 million photo books on Mixbook’s platform.
We’re looking for talented and passionate people who take pride in giving customers a phenomenal and enriching online experience.