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Company profile
Human Capital Consultants provides recruitment process outsourcing, recruitment process improvement, and contract and project recruiting services to top tier firms across the United States. Our mission is to be the one-stop human capital solutions provider of choice for America's top corporations. For more information on our firm visit our web site
Job details
Job industry : IT-Software
Job segment : Other
Job role : Software Developer
Position vacant : Senior Software Engineer
Job location : CambridgeMassachusetts
Job details
Company name : Human Capital Consultants
Minimum experience : 10 years
Maximum experience : 15 years
Job type : Permanent
Gross pay : Negotiable for the right candidate
Job posted : Oct 07, 2013
Start date : Oct 21, 2013
Job view count : 201
Job description
Job description: Human Capital Consultants is a professional services consulting organization serving startups, near startups and growing mid-market firms across the United States. From locations in Boston and Philadelphia Human Capital Consultants offers proven, customizable and metrics driven solutions for our clients Recruitment and Human Resources consulting and outsourcing needs.


Our client is seeking a proven software engineer with a track record of providing technical and architectural leadership in a startup environment. Technical challenges include managing big-data at scale in a cloud-hosted environment. We are looking for a driven engineer who loves the craft, is invested in building product, and is excited about working on the technological and business challenges that crop up as we build the future of SaaS backups.

About Our Client

Our client’s mission is to allow people and organizations to maintain control of their data, even as those data are constantly flowing into cloud applications and into storage repositories that are out of a user’s control. Our client believes that your data is, well, yours. They provide tools and applications that make sure you maintain access even when you’ve entrusted data to a cloud application. They provide backup services for the largest cloud applications in the world, have thousands of customers, and store nearly a petabyte of data for them. Our client is expanding their coverage and user base every day.
Job duties: About The Role:

The senior software engineering role is a coding role with architectural and technical leadership responsibilities. In addition to contributing code, day to day work includes guidance and mentoring for the rest of the team with code reviews, design meetings and participation in architectural decision-making. You’ll be joining several other highly experienced engineers to balance our client’s growing team.

Our client’s technology stack makes extensive use of Ruby, Redis, Cassandra, Postgresql, Amazon EC2, and S3. Our client is continually re-evaluating their architectural needs, so an experienced engineer is needed to help make informed decisions about new technologies and how to transition legacy systems.

Our client’s work is fast paced and challenging. They offer the benefits of a startup culture without the anxiety. Their office is small (just around 45 people) so they work without any of that “faceless big company” bureaucracy.

Our client uses Agile development processes and test-driven development techniques. They’re always experimenting and improving their processes based on what works well for the current size of the team and the current challenges in front of them.

Some of our client’s engineers use Mac OS X with Vim, some others use Linux with Sublime. They believe that engineers choose the best tools that work for them.

Our client offers great, competitive benefits including an excellent health-plan, dental, vision, 401(k) and unlimited vacation.

Yes, they have a ping pong table and all the cherry coke zero you’d ever want.
Req. candidate profile : Skills and Requirements:

10+ years of professional experience delivering production software

•significant experience working within a SaaS model
•experience with large-scale systems / deployments
•experience with big-data, NoSQL DBs, MapReduce preferred
•technical team-leadership experience is a must
•some management experience is a plus

Strong hands-on engineering skills. Very well-qualified candidates:

•are versed in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
•know their way around the Unix command line
•are solid with Git
•have excellent knowledge of server side and backend best practices
•have at least a passing familiarity with various front-end technologies like HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
•engage in TDD and BDD with regularity
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Third party mediation allowed : No
Telecommute : No
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