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Ruby on Rails Expert Programmer Needed in New York City

Location: New York, NY (Chelsea, area code 212)

POSITION SUMMARY: An Internet startup company based in New York City is currently seeking an expert Ruby on Rails developer to work with our development team on Web 2.0-enabled BarterQuest website facilitating the cashless exchange of goods and services between individual consumers. You should have very strong Web 2.0 programming background, fun personality, good attitude, and good sense of humor. The company is working on some fundamental problems in computer science, specifically in machine learning, natural language understanding (NLU), fuzzy search, and large-scale information retrieval (IR). Although this will initially be a contract-employee position, there is a chance for it to evolve into a full-time role. You must be able to work on-site at our office in New York City, Chelsea, near Penn station.

- 1-2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails & MySQL
- Prototype AJAX libraries and JavaScript development experience
- OOP experience
- HTML, CSS, XML-RPC/SOAP/Web Services experience
- MVC design patterns
- Comfortable working with UNIX based systems, preferably Linux
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Fun personality, good attitude, and good sense of humor

B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience M.S. preferred

Full-time equivalent pay rate: DOE

Benefits: Stock grants based on vesting schedule, vacation

To apply:
If you are interested, we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume to Any links to projects and code samples would be appreciated as well. Please NO RECRUITERS and no off-site contractors and agencies.

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