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Full Stack Engineer - Ruby on Rails Expert

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Vitamin T's client, a well-known eCommerce company, is looking for a Senior Full Stack Developer to join their team in a temp to perm opportunity.

You'll have the opportunity to take your ideas to the next level right away. We experiment, iterate, learn, and repeat.
Build things people love. Our goal is to surprise and delight our customers as much as possible. Great design, simple user experience, and access to data to make smart decision help us to achieve it.
Collaborate, with purpose. You’ll work in small groups with other talented thinkers and figure out how to make Birchbox’s software even better.
Work with people who care. We’re a group of talented professionals who pride ourselves on what we do. We’re smart, innovative, energetic, and lots of fun


The technology team is responsible for development of the company's customer-facing sites (in the United States, France, the UK, and Spain), managing hosted and cloud infrastructure, and closely supporting other teams (logistics, marketing, et al.) in our 210+-person company. We work with a wide variety of open-source technologies: Debian-based servers; Chef deployments; Ruby on Rails, Java and PHP services; and Python, Perl and R scripts.

Responsibilities:
You will have the opportunity to work with our team on all aspects of our technical infrastructure including:
Developing scalable backend services in key focus areas such as logistics, payments, and inventory management.
Building our internal and developer APIs.
Developing new user facing features for our incredibly engaged customer base across all markets.
Working with our data science team to develop an infrastructure for personalization.
Working with the entire team to provide a consistent, fast, and delightful, experience to our customers and partners.


Requirements:
5+ years professional software engineering experience, 2+ years web-stack.
Experience developing in multiple languages including Java or C/C++ and Ruby, Python or PHP
Experience building restful services.
Experience with large scale relational and non-relational databases.
Experience with testing and the associated tools/frameworks.
A solid grounding in computer science, and an understanding of the efficiency of the code in terms of time and space.
You have a thirst for new knowledge, and responsibility. You want to own projects in their entirety, and master new problem spaces and technologies.
You are compelled to excellence.
You are pragmatic: sometimes a beautiful solution is impermanent and expedient. You know how to make the call.

Pluses:
Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Computer Science
Startup experience
Experience relevant to E-commerce
Fluency in French and/or Spanish

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