Senior RoR Engineer - Playlist - SF

Jam Music is a free, fully licensed music streaming service for the Instagram generation that has 10X the engagement of Pandora and 3X their profit margin potential. Jam lets you listen to music at the exact same time with friends and interact while you listen. We’re making music streaming social. Jam Music is already a top 10 iOS app.


Senior RoR Engineer with MongoDB - Bay Area Office,  remote considered


Jam is looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails engineer with MongoDB experience to help advance our large-scale, fast growing consumer app. Offices in Palo Alto, CA.


What you will be doing


  • Designing and implementing server-side features for our flagship iOS app.

  • Collaborating with the design team to create innovative user experiences.

  • Releasing iteratively in an agile software development environment.

  • Collaborating closely with the mobile team and the product team to define and implement features.


What you need to work with us


  • 5+ years of experience with RoR

  • Proficiency in REST APIs, Redis and MongoDB.

  • Knowledge of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS and React

  • A hunger to learn (about code, tech, and yourself).

  • A hunger to build (apps, code, and most importantly: a blisteringly awesome development team).

  • Experience working with a remote/distributed engineering team -- Able to self manage


What would make you stand out


  1. Considerable programming experience with Ruby and MongoDB.

  2. Ability to be an high powered engineer who strives to understand the toughest problems and propose creative solutions.

  3. Passion for creating high quality mobile apps.

  4. rspec unit testing experience

  5. A love of Music

The company’s founders are serial entrepreneurs (multiple exits, IPOs) who built one of the fastest growing streaming music services in US history, generating over $50M in ad revenues. Free and ad supported is the mass play in social and streaming music. The leadership team has deep, relevant experience that spans: selling major brand advertising and sponsorships; innovating ad supported, consumer facing platforms with 10's of millions of users; developing core software for five generations of iPods; architecting platforms for social networking, location-based services and cloud-based media; utilizing advanced analytics, machine learning and big data for recommendations; operating top US radio stations; licensing streaming music rights with all major record labels and significant indies; and building the first secure transfer of MP3s to a mobile device.


Jam is backed by great VCs and is part of Stanford’s prestigious StartX accelerator. We are passionate about music and social. Our culture is centered around music, creative freedom, innovation and fun. Our offices are at Stanford StartX in Palo Alto, CA.

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