Ruby on Rails Developer - Full stack




Palo Alto, CA

Date Posted:

May 10, 2019

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Technology & IT

We are looking for a Ruby on Rails Developer - Full stack, who will leverage your knowledge to develop new consumer focused products using modern Engineering such as Continuous Integration and Deployment. As a developer, your code, designs and decisions will be highly visible, and will directly impact and delight lots of users.

Most of the work could be done remotely but the client would like to see candidates onsite at least once a week.

If you are interested, please reach out to me at [email protected] - 408-271-9063
Key responsibilities
? Program daily in Ruby, Rails, AngularJS, Express and others.
? Build out restful endpoints and lightweight aggregation layers.
? Build out unit tests and other automated tests.
? Build out new features and iterate on existing features.
? Design and implement low-latency, high-availability and performant applications
? Enable analytics via tag management and logs.
? Help define architectures and design patterns.
? Participate in code reviews.
? Answer technical inquiries on code base and product
? Lead the way with writing programmatic unit tests.
? Design to build programs to help kids, teens families lose weight and live healthier
? Experience with Ruby on Rails in a production environment
? Experience with React.js, Backbone.js or similar JavaScript frameworks
? Experience with web services API integration (Rest, JSON, XML).
? Good understanding and experience with a variety of web-related technologies (i.e., JavaScript, CSS, HTML, browser security)
? Enjoys building features end-to-end, from HTML and CSS through the backend, including the database
? Understanding of efficient and effective schema use in databases within Postgres, MySQL or other relational databases
? Experience with RSpec or TestUnit/Minitest and a strong desire to use them
? Experience designing and implementing backend systems for mobile and web-based applications
? Experience incorporating Open Source subsystems into production code
? Understanding of general user experience and UI design principles.
? Ability to understand requirements and map to technical implementation.
? Experience modelling domain data in service and storage layers.
? Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design
? Strong track record of shipping products
? Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT, SVN,
? Deployment experience with tools like Docker and Aptible/Heroku
? Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
? Experience working on Agile teams (pair programming, refactoring, story writing and estimation)
? Experience in mentoring and leading other Engineers
? Computer science degree or equivalent academic or professional background.
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