Groupsite.com is building a team of talented, hard working, fun loving people. We believe our best employees are also Groupsite users who are passionate about our product.
We are looking for self-starters who are experienced in areas such as customer support, user experience design, front-end web and graphic design, Ruby on Rails application development, and business development. Applicants should also have a solid understanding of the needs of our target customer base.
Groupsite.com is a profitable startup building a platform that sits at the intersection of online groups and listservs (Yahoo! Groups), collaboration software (MS Sharepoint) and social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook). Our core application has been live and growing in users since 2006. We offer a great learning opportunity in a company led by a CEO who has founded previous successful startups, and have an established team and proven business model.
This is a management level Communications & Customer Support position. You must be willing to work in a rapidly changing environment and be passionate about the idea of using Groupsites to help our customers achieve their goals.
You must be an experienced manager with experience working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment that demands focus and grace under pressure. Exceptional communications skills including experience working with executives, users and engineers will ensure your success. Experience with, and interest in, consumer web products is a plus.
This is a hands-on role for someone who wants a leadership role while remaining deeply involved with customer support operations.
There are 4 main areas of opportunity and responsibility:
Our team wants you if you are an experienced, passionate Ruby developer ready to work on some exciting new projects. You must know consumer web products and have a knack for improving existing ones. We pay great salaries and include generous stock options. We prefer candidates who can come into our Columbia, MD office a few days a week, but we will happily discuss telecommuting options. We enjoy our jobs while building something unique and profitable for a growing market.
Our hosted platform sits at the intersection of online groups/listservs (Yahoo! Groups), collaboration software (MS Sharepoint), and social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook). We meet the growing demand for "collaboration communities" by offering an unparalleled, seamless and completely integrated service where group members can communicate, share, and network to make things happen.
Our users have created over 40,000 Groupsites. In addition to thousands of individuals who have created Groupsites, organizations using our service include Accenture, The Nature Conservancy, American Chemical Society, ACORE, National Education Association, the American Bankers Association, Jacksonville Jaguars, Monster Government Solutions and more.
Familiarity with REST principles, relational DB design, new NoSQL options, web design and usability, listservs and web forums, content management systems, web security, and mobile web development is desirable. If you are passionate about scaling web infrastructure, zero downtime, pair programming, continuous integration and deployment, the YAGNI ethic, behavior driven design, and agile development, then we'd love to have you.
Candidates with demonstrable open source contributions will be given priority. Send us your Github (or Launchpad, Bitbucket, etc) username, please!
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