Senior Rails Developer wanted in New Haven, CT

You:

* Programmer
* Loves to code - Creating and building stuff excites you
* Knows OO Uncle Bob's SOLID, you also understand the principles of
design patterns rather than knowing rubber stamped templates
* Appreciate elegance, to include Kent Beck's rules of simple design
* Works efficiently and effectively, striving to always get better and
lean
* Team player
* Has fun, is fun
* Polyglot - you use the right language for the job, 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

Us:

* Hedgeye Risk Management is a premier online financial media company
and a leading independent provider of real-time investment research.
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. Our research teams have buy-
side experience, which adds uniqueness in our approach to delivering
value-added research, insights and ideas to our clients
* Startup that actually makes money, with revenues increasing many
fold each year since inception in the last 3 years
* 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
* Engineering offices in New Haven, CT and Dana Point, CA (This
posting for the New Haven, CT office)

Things that excite you

* Agile - the more eXtreme the better
* Lean Startup/UX - let's build the right stuff and not waste time
doing it
* Web development, esp. Ruby on Rails, but keep an eye for what's
going on, Sinatra, Seaside, Wicket, Django all have good things about
them
* 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 have

* Ruby - this is what we code most of our stuff in
* Javascript and Javascript frameworks - coz there's always code in
the browser
* TDD/BDD - this is how we work
* Rspec, Cucumber - these are our main automated testing frameworks
* Distributed version control
* *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
* an eye for design/UX
* active github account

Perks:

Paid Conferences
Cool offices
Apple hardware
401K
Medical, Dental, Vision (97.5% paid by employer)
Flex schedule

Do we have a match?

Salary commensurate with ability

To Apply:
* Please send resume and cover letter to HR@Hedgeye.com
* Follow the directions on https://github.com/hedgeyedev/Developer-Applicant-Exercise

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