Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails)
|Our client is a product development consulting company focused on designing and developing scalable high-performance web and mobile applications. Since its inception, in 2005, they have grown one of the most experienced teams within the web development ecosystem, their portfolio ranging from big data solutions, enterprise tools to consumer-facing e-commerce platforms.
What youre going to do
Design, develop and maintain complex, high performance and adaptive web applications using Ruby on Rails
Write clean, well engineered, maintainable code that conforms with accepted standards
Develop quality code through unit and functional testing
Participate in the iteration planning and team standup meetings
Communicate effectively with project managers, technical leads etc.
Understand the goals and strategy behind each project from conception through completion
Identify opportunities for process improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
What were looking for
BS or higher in Computer Science or related discipline
3+ years of experience with web/software development in general
1+ years of development experience with Ruby on Rails
Experience with both SQL databases (PostgreSQL/MySQL) and NoSQL databases (Redis/MongoDB); ElasticSearch is a plus
Very good knowledge of JSON, REST, HTTP protocol, Web Services
Familiarity with HTML, CSS, AJAX, SASS/LESS
Experience with version control software (preferably Git)
Development experience with Node.js or Socket.io is a plus
Linux basic knowledge
Experience with multiple backend development frameworks is a plus.
Experience with Agile methodologies
Good English skills (written and spoken)
We think its essential to have a continuous drive for self-improvement and self-motivation. Instead of opposing change, we count on you reshaping your mindset to accommodate the new in your daily craft. Your initiative and accountability will open doors much faster and we trust youll do your best in being productive and efficient.
Your positive and team oriented attitude will support you in working well with your colleagues. Good communication skills will help you create stronger connections. The secret ingredient to succeed in a rapidly expanding environment is to be highly organized and able to balance multiple simultaneous projects. Whatever the (technical) problem, utilize your skills to be part of the solution.
The difference between something good and something great will be your extreme attention to detail and the consistency of your work. Performing independently, with little supervision, will unlock more of your creativity to encourage you to reach your potential. Your passion towards web development will fuel your inspiration to come up with original ideas on how to get things done. All these will make a major impact on your results.