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Ruby Engineer Intern

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

Ruby Engineer Intern, Shop It To Me, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)


Are you a software engineer looking for an internship at a fast growing startup where you'll be given a ton of responsibility? Do you want to be involved in everything --- brainstorming, requirements, design, coding, scaling, deployment, and operations? Check out Shop It To Me, a small (under 20 employees), hot, profitable startup in the online shopping space. We're looking for 1-2 smart developers to help us build our next-generation shopping personalization engine.

We're growing exponentially, have been described by Sara Lacy at Business Week as the "Twitter of Shopping Applications", and have been featured on Good Morning America, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, and Fox news. We are growing so fast, we now need a couple key developers to help us! You'll be working in a fun environment near the ball park in SF with an all-star team. Your work will be appreciated by millions of adoring users.

• Experience programming in Java and/or Ruby.
• Experience with web development (HTTP, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Javascript).
• Smart and productive - can you contribute from day one and continue to take on more and more responsibility?
• Passion for building a hugely successful company.

Considered a plus:

Knowledge of Linux, Rails, multithreaded programming, parsing, SMTP and related protocols (SPF, DomainKeys/DKIM, etc), SQL, Sphinx search, JRuby, Capistrano, Apache, Nginx.


Awesome location, ability to work with small super-smart team, intellectual challenges, hidden puzzles on the website, millions of adoring fans.



  • No Recruiters Please!
  • Only applicants authorized to work in the United States will be considered.

How To Apply:

Please include a cover letter if you are applying directly. Applications without cover letters WILL NOT be considered. We need people who can write code and possess strong English communication skills. In your cover letter, please discuss why this job sounds like a good fit.


About Shop It To Me:

You can think of Shop It To Me as a free personal shopper for sales of clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories. Users choose their favorite clothing brands (such as Ann Taylor, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Theory, J. Crew, Tory Burch, etc...) and individual sizes. Shop It To Me will search the websites of leading retailers and email a daily or weekly summary of new items that go on sale in their size.

Shop It To Me has been featured in media like Good Morning America, The Today Show, The New York Times, and InStyle Magazine and  is described as "a pick-me-up in the morning", "addictive" and "dangerous" with the caveat "boyfriends and husbands beware!"

Shop It To Me is headquartered in San Francisco, California.  


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