Ruby on Rails Developer @

Hi there,

We're looking to add an experienced Ruby/Rails developer to our team here at SideReel in San Francisco. is a fast-growing web site with millions of users that aims to be the center of the online TV world. We are a small established start-up located on the top floor of an old brick office building south of Market Street in San Francisco. We offer competitive salaries, great vacation time, significant equity and paid benefits. SideReel is a great place to work!

About the job: We are looking for an experienced Ruby on Rails software engineer to help build a community-based site focused on helping people find great entertainment online. We are a small, relatively experienced team that is passionate about learning and dedicated to continuous improvement. Joining now means that you'll have tremendous influence over the technology, features, the direction of the product, and the culture of the company.

Process-wise, we use a test-driven approach to engineering including some elements of Extreme Programming. We're focused on rapid product iterations, frequent prototyping, and a fanatical belief in user feedback. We test early and often. We're very interested in how we can improve how we do what we do.

The ideal candidate is a Ruby/Rails expert who: * Has shipped multiple high-traffic Rails sites * Has published or maintained a Ruby Gem or Rails Plugin

You should be skilled in many of following areas: * jQuery + Rails * Memcache * Java/J2EE * Rspec * CSS * Cucumber/Integration testing

You must be at least this tall to ride: * Have shipped a Ruby (with or without Rails) web project * Have significant javascript expertise * Love working with and in teams * Be excited about Agile software development

Please respond with at least 2 of the 4 following pieces of information: * What previous projects are you particularly proud of? * What interests you about working for an early start-up? * What are your favorite agile development practices, and how have they helped you? * What excites you about software development in general?

To apply, please email us at with the above requested information and your resume.