Ruby on Rails Developer

Chad Medcroft (USA, USA)
Posted: 2011-10-29
Type: Fulltime
Description:
Zep Solar Inc. is one of the fastest growing solar manufacturers in the world and has developed an award-winning, patented photovoltaic (PV) mounting system that is revolutionizing the solar industry and helping to make solar energy safer and more affordable for the masses. Our technology enables solar installations up to 5X faster than standard mounting systems while reducing raw materials up to 90%. As part of the new platform, we have developed a design tool that enables a user to calculate complex structuralloads and automatically configure an optimal system layout while determining a bill of materials with the click of a few buttons.
 
Now we’re ready to add new features, products and internationalize the design tool and are therefore seeking a brilliant lead developer to manage the project and take responsibility for the whole technical stack (front-end and back-end) while weighing priorities and costs of development. The successful candidate will be employed full time in the Zep Solar headquarters in San Rafael, CA (30 minutes north of San Francisco) and receive a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, matching 401k and stock options. 
 
A great candidate should

-have publicly released a Ruby on Rails site or web service (please include links)
-be a “full-stack” developer and be proficient from the database to javascript and everything in between
-prefer test-driven development and demonstrate proficiency in this area
-be able to translate the business needs of Zep Solar into implementation
-be interested in enabling the proliferation of solar installations worldwide
-value precision and be mathematically savvy
-want to work in Marin County at our San Rafael headquarters
 
The technical requirements for this position are as follows:

-thorough understanding of Ruby 1.9.2
-thorough understanding of Rails 3.0 internals
-ability to work in jquery and coffee script
-deep understanding of html 4/5 and css 2/3
-ability to work with linux and heroku

Send resumes to Chad Medcroft at chad@zepsolar.com. Emails only, no calls will be taken.
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chad@zepsolar.com