The ideal candidate has a passion for being a part of a founding team, social networking, algorithms (such as statistical distance and similarity), and helping people with discovering their passions (bars, restaurants, museums, wine, etc).
Our products incorporate Ruby on Rails, iPhones, and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
We love telecommuting, and care more about the output of work completed than the when, where, and how of the hours that are worked. We typically communicate via IM, email, Unfuddle project management, and the telephone.
Collaborate with the Chief Technologist to architect core functionalities of each product
Optimize and refactor existing code bases to improve performance and preserve maintainability
Implementation of new product features and algorithms
Innovate and design new techniques for improving consumer results
You've built several Ruby on Rails websites and/or you've refactored and optimized them to be very DRY and scalable
Interest in Facebook, Twitter, and/or other social networks
Ruby / Ruby on Rails (most important! you should really shine here at the very minimum)
Optional: iPhone SDK (SQLite, CoreData, CoreLocation, UIKit, etc)
Optional: UI/UX Design
A college education means you're possibly well-rounded, but in our experience, we haven't noticed that this makes a huge difference. College dropouts are encouraged if they've got great on-the-job experience and life lessons as a previous consultant, contractor, or entrepreneur history.
You will be treated as a co-founder with 10% equity.