WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER – BACK-END LEANING

Posted on: Jul 17

inSparq Inc.
Location: New York, NY
insparq.com

WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER – BACK-END LEANING
 
This is an amazing opportunity to make your mark developing very cool products for a tremendously promising start-up. You will work with the most cutting edge technology, supported by an experienced team of entrepreneurs. Joining at this stage, you will have the opportunity to leave your thumbprint forever. 

inSparq is a New York tech startup that is re-inventing how products are sold online. We are taking what is most compelling about real world shopping and building products that improve product discovery and social engagement for major retailers. The company is backed by an amazing group of angels and VCs, and has deep connections into the NYC startup ecosystem. Our products are live on 350+ retailers and we’re growing fast.

We are looking for a smart, highly motivated individual with at least seven years of experience in middle-tier/back-end development to join our fast-growing team. We want you to have strong, pragmatic, hands-on knowledge of both server and browser-side technologies (full-stack capable), and a passion for building great web applications.

About you:
  • Self-starter and professional developer, in every sense of the word
  • Well-organized individual who documents their work and code
  • Proponent of test-first development
  • Passionate about writing lean multi-useful code
  • Great communicator and excellent multi-tasker
  • Have a good reputation on GitHub and/or Stack Overflow
 
Technologies we use (you do not need experience with all of these):
  • Languages: PHP (CodeIgniter), Node.js, Ruby (NOTE: we are moving more of our backend to Ruby)
  • Database: CouchDB, MySQL and Redis
  • Web Server: Nginx and Apache
  • Version control: Git
  • Deployment: Capistrano
  • Front End: HTML/CSS and lots of Javascript/AJAX.

Your primary responsibilities will be:
  • Leading in the creation and development of our new product suite
  • Assisting in the maintenance of our current product suite
 
Compensation is startup market rate and includes full health benefits and equity. 

Apply for this position.
In order to apply, please send your resume to: Richie@insparqinc.com. Include your LinkedIn URL, GitHub URL, Stack Overflow Account and code samples.