What you should expect

  • Develop features for the Kapow platform on a Mac using ruby/rails, git and mySQL
  • We use jQuery; we’d love to hear your opinion on Angular vs. Backbone
  • Support mobile versions of existing and new features
  • Work in an agile environment (one week sprints, continuous delivery)

Your creds

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

  • 2-5 years of experience in all aspects of software development 
  • Demonstrated ability with ruby on rails, OOP, design patterns, MySQL, JavaScript
  • API integrations (REST/SOAP)
  • An entrepreneur’s soul and the ability to thrive in an agile environment
  • You are a problem solver and an executor 

Nice To Have: 

  • Experience with TDD approaches (RSpec, cucumber)
  • JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, ExtJS, Backbone, AngularJS)
  • Experience with ecommerce transactions and related security
  • Experience developing and improving eCommerce platforms
  • Experience with continuous integration environments and deployment tools (Jenkins, Capistrano)
  • Knowledge about server/application performance optimization
  • Familiarity with third party API integrations
  • Front-End HTML5/CSS3 experience

About Kapow Events

We create events for companies to WOW their clients.  Kapow Events started in 2012 and has been revolutionizing the event space.  Combining the ease of an online marketplace showcasing hundreds of venue and service partners with the knowledge of expert local event planners, Kapow helps companies plan and execute the coolest events anywhere.  Some of the nation’s largest companies, including Google, LinkedIn, HP, and Accenture rely on Kapow Events to design unique experiences for their most important clients and colleagues.  Kapow is a great place for highly-motivated, energetic, flexible team players who want to be a part of a business growing at lightning-speed.  

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