Looking for a new team member

<EDIT – this is long since filled, just in case you’re wondering.>

I have an immediate opening for a software developer.

Level of experience is not my primary criteria. I am more interested in

good object oriented design skills and a willingness and ability to

learn and work in a team environment.

About the company: Drillinginfo is a smallish company (about 100

people). We gather data on the

domestic oil and gas industry and put it all into a big database with a

web front end with search, maps, etc. We sell subscriptions to

companies ranging from 1-2 man shops all the way up to ExxonMobil. In

the past few years, we have been growing at an annual rate of 30-40%.

This year we expect that to be lower, but still growing. The company is

about 9 years old, is privately held (no venture capitalists telling us

what we should do this quarter), and has been profitable for several

years. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including a 401K with

match, company-assisted health insurance, vacation, etc. The company is headquartered in

Austin, TX, on the south side of town near Loop 360 and MoPac. We have

a great office space with views of downtown, direct access to the

Barton Creek greenbelt, an exercise room, covered parking, and free

lunch once a week.

About the team: I

lead up the data integration team that writes the loaders bringing new

data into the system. The team is 5 people, and we work in a large team

room. We believe very strongly in the principles described in the agile

manifesto, and use most of the XP technical practices along with Scrum

project management practices. The software is 99% Java, with some

groovy used

in a few select places. We use a lot of open source tools and believe

in contributing back to those projects where we can. The great thing

about working here are the smart people you’ll get to work with, the

camaraderie of the team and the company, and the technical challenges

we run into daily.

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