Lead Developer RAILS/Full stack

Posted over 3 years ago at 27 March 2014

Company name: UPFLUENCE
Location: Lyon, --, France
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URL: http://www.upfluence.co


Upfluence is developing groundbreaking tools dedicated to the content marketing industry. Our products include ultra efficient web crawlers dedicated to aggregating and analyzing data about millions of social influencers and bloggers as well as a marketplace and a SAAS product. With offices in San Francisco, Geneva and Lyon and a two-digit monthly growth we need an experienced developer profile to lead our tech team. You will also be actively participating in analyzing business needs and operational metrics with the goal to improve existing business process and systems performance.

What We Offer:

• Competitive salary (30K€ ~35K€) + equity
• Flexible time-off policy
• 10% of working hours dedicated to a free project
• Apple Laptop + LED Cinema Display

What We Care About:

• Building scalable and flexible systems to cater to continuous business improvement and growth
• Writing clean and maintainable code with complete unit & integration tests
• Setting realistic estimations and meeting deadlines
• Following up after deployments & analyzing system metrics to ensure that the systems work as intended
• Collaboration and effective communication
• Commitment to quality

What You Will Do:

• Lead a team of 5 developers and report to the board of shareholders
• Manage and optimize development process
• Write technical specifications of key new features and products
• Develop applications and systems using Ruby on Rails and Python
• Work with R&D to improve the efficiency of our proprietary crawlers
• Work closely with business teams to build the necessary business services

Required skills:

• Experience in Technical team management using Scrum / Kaban
• 2+ years of programming experience (Rails, Ruby and/or Sinatra preferred)
• Working knowledge of front-end technologies (JavaScript (CoffeeScript), CSS (SAAS), HTML)
• Experience with non-relational DB such as MongoDB
• Strong understanding of OOP, TDD concepts and the latest design and architectural patterns
• Experience building applications using AWS services including EC2, S3, ElasticCache, CloudFront
• High comfort level with Git & Github

Desired skills:

Employment Terms: -
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Onsite: No

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