ProFounder seeks Sr. Rails Dev (San Francisco)

June 3, 2010 Sean Beckett

At Pivotal Labs, one of the services we provide is helping clients interview and hire. Pivotal Labs and our clients place a strong emphasis on Agile development and its many aspects: test-driven development, rapid iterations, frequent refactoring, etc.

Here is a job posting from ProFounder, a Pivotal client looking for a senior Rails developer.

Sr. Rails Developer – San Francisco

ProFounder is a new way of crowdfunding startups and small businesses through friends, family, and social network/community involvement online. There is a huge gap and need for funding for startups/small businesses right now and ProFounder has an innovative solution for it.

Founded by Jessica Jackley (Previously Co-Founder of Kiva, the world’s first peer2peer microfinance site) and Dana Mauriello (previously an entrepreneur with real experience). We are all passionate about entrepreneurship and its transformative power in the world.

We are looking for a Senior Rails Developer to work along side our CTO (Ryan Garver). This person should have experience with TDD and modern Rails best practices. You will be our second developer pairing with our CTO and eventually helping to build a team as our company grows.


  • Ruby on Rails
  • Rspec
  • Cucumber
  • HAML/Sass/Compass
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • MySQL
  • Git
  • Linux

Development leadership experience is a plus.

We have a solid code base to start with thanks to the hard work by Pivotal Labs. An ideal candidate is someone who can code up a storm but also can facilitate sane TDD and agile practices with themselves and their teammates.

This is a full-time position located in the Bay Area. Please no consulting firms or off-shore providers.

To apply please send your information via

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