Software Engineer, Ruby on Rails

Who You Are:

You love developing elegant solutions to complex problems. You are a developer who enjoys coding and find yourself exploring the latest code development practices, platforms and design patterns because it's fun. You regularly read code blogs to stay in touch with the development community and are passionate about finding ways to improve quality, performance and delivery times. You are well established as an excellent individual contributor, but do your best work as a member of an effective team. You have a great mix of technical and soft skills which allows you to excel in a highly collaborative, agile work environment. Software craftsmanship means something to you.


Your Next Challenge:

Be a part of development and maintenance of project code including:

  • Take an active role in all aspects of the development life cycle
  • Utilize TDD and BDD
  • Work within a continuous integration release cycle
  • Create and maintain project documentation, in accordance with established standards
Participate in implementation of a high volume, high traffic web based application including:
  • Develop proprietary and open-sourced technologies
  • Have impact on the direction of projects and features
  • Work in an agile environment utilizing the LEAN/KANBAN process
  • Work on a development team that is within a larger technology organization

What You’ll Need:

  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming (OO) with real world enterprise web development experience
  • Ruby with RoR experience is a must
  • Must have experience with Javascript, jQuery, AJAX and ideally Angular.js
  • Must have experience with HTML5, CSS3 and other front end tools (Sass, Less, etc)
  • Experience using Git or a similar version control system
  • Strong creative problem-solving ability
  • Ability to contribute to cross functional team discussions
  • BSc. in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with C#, Visual Studio, PHP or Java is a definite asset


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