Jackpocket is the first mobile service for playing state lotteries. Come join a tight knit group of passionate product builders, working in the heart of Silicon Alley’s startup scene.


We are looking for an experienced Rails developer who isn’t shy of solving difficult unique problems using the Rails 4 framework. Someone who understands the importance of Rails conventions but is also able to think of things from an architectural point of view.


This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, to be part of an exciting company from the early stages, while having to use all your skills to disrupt an industry that is desperately in need of a technology makeover.


One to two years experience in real world web development using Ruby on Rails is essential for this position.




  • A proven track record of solid Rails programming.

  • Experience working with:

    • Rails 3 or 4

    • HTML5

    • SASS/CSS

    • Javascript

    • Rspec

  • RESTful web services

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced startup environment

  • Can take charge of a project from beginning to end

  • Is diligent about writing high quality code, that is maintainable, testable, and scalable.




  • Degree in computer science or a related field

  • Experience working with:

    • Haskell

    • Go

    • Java

  • Systems administration


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