[Melbourne-pm] Melbourne job: Linux C++, Ruby on Rails, Perl, FlexBuilder 2

Andrew Stuart andrew.stuart at flatraterecruitment.com.au
Sat Feb 4 23:47:50 PST 2006

Melbourne job: C++, Ruby on Rails, Perl, FlexBuilder 2

* Developing new and innovative Internet applications
* Front end and back end development
* Exciting small company experiencing significant growth

We're looking for someone who loves the latest technology and loves to

Very strong Linux C/C++ experience is the core requirement of this role, and
you'll also be working with a wide variety of languages including Ruby On
Rails, Perl, Python and ECMAscript/Javascript in Macromedia Flex 2.

You'll be in a small team, developing a range of cutting edge Internet

You will be developing sophisticated user interfaces using Macromedia's new
Flex 2 technology - haven't heard of it yet? - check it out at

You will also be developing powerful back end servers using Ruby On Rails,
and also using C++ under Linux.

SOAP will be the interface between the front-end user interfaces and and
back-end systems that you develop, so you'll need an excellent knowledge of

You've probably been passionate abut computers and programming since school
and started out on the Commodore 64 or Amiga, Apple 2 or Z80 systems. You've
been coding for 10 - 20 years now and over that time you've developed deep
and broad software development skills.

You're still coding because you enjoy the challenge and mental stimulation.

You don't see yourself only as a back-end developer - you are also able to
develop intuitive and powerful client side user interfaces and you pride
yourself on your talent in designing usable software interfaces.

At the back end you know how to wring every last cycle of performance out of
the CPU and you know how to build Internet applicationscapable of supporting
hundreds of thousands of users.

You have mastered the powerful low level languages C and C++ and you like to
use these in conjunction with modern glue languages such as Ruby and Python.

You have mastered the Internet technologies and you can make just about
anything work in Linux.

You know how to build high performance apps by selecting the right
algorithms and data structures. You are unafraid of working with complex and
powerful technologies and you love to take on the tough development

We're searching for a Senior Programmer who understands that a truly great
programmer can adapt to any language and can work with a range of
technologies - even those they haven't yet worked with. The truly great
programmer knows how to learn and adapt their previous experience to new
languages and technologies.


* Very strong C/C++ Linux development experience
* Very strong experience integrating Linux tookits and libraries
* Keen to work with new technologies including Ruby On Rails and Macromedia
Flex 2
* Deep understanding of Internet technologies

Not required, but advantageous:

* Strong understanding of SOAP, XML, XSLT & XPath
* Excellent knowledge of SQL
* Deep understanding of Linux networking, security and common server
* History of working on open source projects

This is a salaried role in a small South Melbourne company - please state
your salary expectation and availability.

Send your resume to info at flatraterecruitment.com.au

Telephone queries are welcome to (03) 9696 1616

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