Ruby on Rails Engineer @ Wiseview Research

Posted: 2011-11-21
Type: Fulltime
Who We Are:
Wiseview Research is a fully funded cutting edge mobile and web based start-up in San Francisco. Our platform connects companies with customers who are on the ground and nearby. The customers can do research on how the company's products are being displayed, how many are in stock etc. These customers become an on-demand real time accessible research panel of smartphone users.
Businesses see up to a 10x cost savings, information collection at 10x the speed and 10x the scale of traditional solutions. Consumers have a fun and simple way to use their smartphones to earn cash and other rewards.

Your Role:
We're seeking a talented, creative problem solver to join us in a Rails Engineer role. We built the initial web application and APIs for our mobile application, as well as v1 of our iPhone app. We need you to come on board to tackle some interesting and fun technical challenges involving data analysis and metrics, algorithmically pricing our service, and real time reporting. Want to really step outside the box? Help us delve into new capabilities such as: geolocation, mobile app and API development, gamification, and crowdsourcing.

Who You Are:
* You're a senior level engineer who's got some Ruby on Rails experience - you've been in the sphere for a while and want a new challenge
* You've worked on web based applications - you're comfortable with web apps and are looking for something new and cutting edge to work on

Bonus Points For:
* Experience with API's
* JavaScript
* Previous start up experience
* Deep interest in users and user experience
* Experience with geospatial applications, applied machine learning, and recommendation engines
* Comfortable with PostgreSQL and a NoSQL solution
* iPhone/Android development experience

What We Can Offer:
* Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
* Competitive salary
* Meaningful equity (NOT 10,000 options, we are talking about real equity ownership)
* Your choice of high end laptop (*nix, windows, os x) and a highend 27" display
* Transportation stipend...showers for the bike to workers
* Training stipend
* Flexible work hours and paid vacation

* This is a full time on site position in San Francisco, CA
* No Telecommuting

How To Apply:
* Captain Recruiter will be the first point of contact
* All applications receive a response
* All applications are kept strictly confidential
* To apply, go to:
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