GigPark – Ruby on Rails Developer

Toronto, ON

About us

GigPark is a Toronto-based web startup that’s growing fast

  • Built with Ruby on Rails and hosted on EC2
  • We develop iteratively and release regularly
  • We care about quality – our code is well-designed and tested
  • We work hard, but smart. We believe less code is better and simple UI design is key
  • We’re not religious about technology. We believe in using the right tool for the job
  • We like to give back to the open source community

About you

  • You have a passion for the web
  • You believe that database design is part of application development and you care what happens after your code is deployed
  • You have a portfolio of open-source or commercial work you’re proud to show us
  • You have opinions on better tools & technologies and love to try new things. You are also pragmatic and choose the best tool for the job
  • You have a solid understanding of software fundamentals including: programming languages, scalability, security and source code management

Ideally you have experience with most of the following:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • SQL and database design
  • HTML & CSS (we use Haml and Sass)
  • JavaScript
  • Linux or other *NIX OS’s
  • Test-driven development
  • Web standards

… but you love to learn new tools & technologies so you’re confident that you can quickly become an expert in any of these that may be new to you!

Design skills would be a bonus!

We’re offering

  • Chance to join a growing startup before everyone knows the name
  • Competitive salary

If you’re interested, or know someone that might be, please get in touch: