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Job Description

Technical Skills

We’re looking for an extremely passionate individual who cares about building amazing products that people love to use.

- You can work in a fast-paced Rails development environment. You have a working knowledge of Rails core features and are able to apply them to real problems

- You use best in class Javascript / HTML5 / CSS3 / Less

- You are able to apply solid engineering practices and patterns to server-side Javascript via Node.js

You are familiar with the concepts behind front-end frameworks and libraries like Angular, Component, Backbone, Ember, Bootstrap, JQuery (obviously), even if you have not used them in a production setting (yet!)

- You write automated unit & feature tests

- You are comfortable using Git, Git branches and Github to manage codebases

Personal Preferences

- You want an environment to be challenged in, and create something amazing

- You develop with performance in mind but don't dwell on it

- You want to grow with the company you join and have a say in the outcome

- You are comfortable with change and can write code that responds to rapid course corrections

Skills & Requirements


• Help build out rock solid APIs that are flexible & speedy, for our mobile and web platforms

• Speed up slow areas of PetroFeed APIs

• Work with the team to come up with solutions to tough data problems

• Lead or participate in intelligent debates about technology, company strategy, and balance contrasting opinions

Nice-to-haves (but not required)

  • Experience with Neo4J, Postgres, mongoDB
  • Knowledge of the oil/gas industry and the data involved
  • Relevant experience to show that you can get the job done, even if you don't have a related University degree.
  • Contributions to or ownership of open source projects (tell us all about them!)
  • StackOverflow, HackerNews, or GitHub profile

Salary Band

$90,000 to $150,000 dependent on candidate experience, calibre, skill and convergence with PetroFeed team. Incentive stock options also offered.

About PetroFeed

PetroFeed is a well funded startup that is adapting the best consumer tech concepts to modernize the world’s single largest industry. While Oil & Gas is the backbone of the world economy it is living in a antiquated age of technology. We’re looking for the world’s best tech talent to help shape our global energy future. 

Benefits to working at PetroFeed:

• Creative and executional freedom
• Stock options in an early-stage, fully funded, private company that is loaded with talent
• Unlimited paid vacation
• Being part of a high-performing team trying to solve really hard problems

How we work:

Continuous builds, multiple daily production deployments, Github Pull Requests, maintained test suite, pairing… basically, standard operating practices of a modern tech shop.

Where we work:

119 14 Street Northwest, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6, Canada

Joel Test score: 8 out of 12

The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.

  • Do you use source control?
  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you make daily builds?
  • Do you have a bug database?
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
  • Do you have a spec?
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy?
  • Do you have testers?
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview?
  • Do you do hallway usability testing?

Learn more about PetroFeed

We have great benefits

Creative and executional freedomOptions in an early-stage, fully funded, talented private companyUnlimited paid vacationBeing part of a high-performing team solving really hard problemsYour choice of office refreshments

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