Ruby on the Rails Developer


Salary:

$35.00 to $40.00 per hour

Location:

Washington, DC

Date Posted:

May 1, 2019

Employment Type:

Consulting

Job Reference:

04510-9501888493

Staffing Area:

Technology & IT


Description
Our client is seeking applications for a Software Developer.The successful candidate will combine a strong service
orientation and experience in software development to ensure that our client maintains and builds
upon its commitment to excellence supporting researchers and facilitating information discovery
for our client.

The Software Developer will work independently and as a part of a team of software developers.
S/he will be responsible for developing and contributing code to original software development
projects and implementing open-source software tools. S/he will be responsible for facilitating
discussion with stakeholders and translating those discussion into improvements to strategically
evolve our clients systems and workflows.

The Software Developer will perform software development, front end design, production support, and other tasks to develop custom software
tools primarily in support of library services and our client's research projects.

A successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders strategically to meet our client's needs to
produce new tools, address maintenance needs, and pursue new innovative ideas in support of
our clients research enterprise..

The Software Developer will serve as part of our clients Scholarly Technology Group which is
composed of software developers, librarians, IT professionals, and GIS specialists working on
projects that include software development, digital collections, student success, and research
support initiatives.

The Software Developer will work closely with or clients Communications team which includes web developers and web designers. The position reports
to the Director of Scholarly Technology.

*******For direct consideration, please email your resume directly to [email protected]********
Requirements
Bachelor's degree in computer science, or Information Systems or relevant experience;

? Two years post-bachelor?s experience as a software developer working on the full
software lifecycle, either as a solo coder or as a part of larger teams.

? Knowledge of Ruby on Rails.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED:

? Knowledge of other software languages such as Python, Java, Javascript or other similar
language.

? Experience working in an academic library or consortial library environment

? Project management experience, including planning, communication, and assessment;

? Experience leveraging Application Program Interfaces (APIs) through original and
community software development projects to create new user applications and support
data-driven decision making

? Demonstrated experience with open source development practices, and willingness to use
proprietary tools when appropriate.

? Experience using source control systems such as Git or GitHub

? Knowledge of container tools such as Docker

? Strong engagement in detail oriented service and scholarship


*******For direct consideration, please email your resume directly to [email protected]********
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