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Ruby Engineer Intern

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

Ruby Engineer Intern, Shop It To Me, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)

About Us:
Shop It To Me is the #1 online personal shopping service and completely changing the way people shop online. We recommend 2+ billion products to our 4+ million avid subscribers every month. We are profitable, growing and on our way to completely disrupting the ecommerce industry by making shopping the easiest, most personalized experience you’ve ever seen.  Here’s how our current product works: You tell us your preferences like favorite brands (Prada, Nike, 600+ others), your individual sizes and price ranges. We  scour the Internet every day and let you know when things you want go on sale.  We make money whenever people buy something. Our service has been called "addictive" and "dangerous." by our users.  


Description:
Are you a software engineer looking for an internship at a fast growing startup where you'll be given a ton of responsibility? Do you want to be involved in everything --- brainstorming, requirements, design, coding, scaling, deployment, and operations? Check out Shop It To Me, a small (under 20 employees), hot, profitable startup in the online shopping space. We're looking for 1-2 smart developers to help us build our next-generation shopping personalization engine.

Required:

  • Experience programming in Java and/or Ruby.

  • Experience with web development (HTTP, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Javascript).

  • Smart and productive - can you contribute from day one and continue to take on more and more responsibility?

  • Passion for building a hugely successful company.


Considered a plus:
Knowledge of Linux, Rails, multithreaded programming, parsing, SMTP and related protocols (SPF, DomainKeys/DKIM, etc), SQL, Sphinx search, JRuby, Capistrano, Apache, Nginx.

Misc:

No Recruiters Please!
Only applicants authorized to work in the United States will be considered.
 
How To Apply:

Please include a cover letter if you are applying directly. Applications without cover letters WILL NOT be considered. We need people who can write code and possess strong English communication skills. In your cover letter, please discuss why this job sounds like a good fit.

Perks:

  • Competitive salary & options, 401k, medical, dental, vision.

  • The ability to work with a small super-smart team

  • Sweet rig of your choosing, large monitors, Aeron chairs, big windows, high ceilings.

  • Monthly waffle and juice breakfast, Nespresso, make-your-own-soda machine and beer Fridays

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