[LRUG] Job Posting - Nature Publishing Group

Alex Speller A.Speller at nature.com
Tue Nov 30 07:40:07 PST 2010

Nature Publishing Group (NPG), the leading name in Science, Technology &
Medical (STM) publishing, has a vacancy within the New Product Development
for a Ruby developer.

The role will be responsible for developing and supporting web applications
ranging from classifieds boards such as naturejobs.com and natureevents.com
to academic applications such as www.connotea.org , precedings.nature.com ,
and network.nature.com

We mainly develop using Rails, and are looking for a candidate with strong
Rails experience, along with BDD experience. Technologies that we use
regularly include:

Rails 2.3 / 3, Capistrano, Jruby, Redis, Cucumber, Rspec

HAML / SASS / Javascript with jQuery / Prototype

MySQL, MarkLogic (XML Database)

Linux servers for deployment, Mac OS X for development

We are following a SCRUM process, and have been working to constantly
improve within the constraints of a small team working within a larger
organization. Any agile experience, a positive demeanor and a willingness to
work for change and bring your ideas to the table will be a big plus. You
will be working with some very talented developers in an environment where
good ideas, investigation, innovation, and doing things right are well

If you are interested, please send a CV to a0bif9 at tempalias.com  (Email
address valid for 60 days from 29-11-2010).

Alex Speller
Senior Developer for New Product Development
Nature Publishing Group


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