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Senior Rails Engineer

AFAR Media
🏢 AFAR Media 🇺🇸 San Francisco, CA, US 🕑 July 11

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Senior Rails Engineer helping to build an award-winning travel media site

AFAR Media is looking for a senior rails engineer to join our team in San Francisco.  Our team is a cohesive group of engineers who are tackling different challenges every day -- from CMS and ad-tech to AMP and new product features. Traffic is growing rapidly and we've made significant investments into the site this past year. This small team has a real say and impact on how things get built on the site and helps the product team pursue better ways of getting things done.  We use Rails and all the attendant technologies (slim, rspec, jQuery) and a splash of Ember.js The Senior Rails Engineer will be responsible for developing high quality code for our web site and ensuring that all code is cross-browser compliant.

AFAR is moving quickly, has big plans for the future, and is searching for someone as determined as we are who will thrive in our fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

Afar.com is a hybrid media site designed to take discerning travelers from inspiration to action. We provide editorially curated guides, organized by destination and topic, useful travel news and inspiring travel stories alongside tools that help travelers actually plan their trips.  Our current focus is building out the inspiration part of the site and growing audience. But we are invested in exploring how our users can take that content and make it actionable.


QUALIFICATIONS
• 5+ years of development experience using Rails, Javascript (including jQuery and React), HTML5 and CSS
• Experience working in an agile environment (we do near-daily releases and have an active storyboard)
• Experience working closely with a creative product team
• Experience working collaboratively as a team (we use GitHub, Pivotal Tracker, Engine Yard and Campfire to get stuff done)
• Great communication and interpersonal skills

Successful candidates will be collaborative, entrepreneurial, accountable and passionate

Check out our site: http://www.afar.com

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and any links to their blog / twitter / github / stackoverflow to jobs@afar.com

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