Softworld Ruby on Rails Developer in Seattle, Washington

Ruby on Rails Developer

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Date posted:

October 10, 2016

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Seattle, WA

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Ruby on Rails Developer Softworld, Inc. client is looking for multiple Ruby on Rails Developers that will act as Individual contributors, delivering high quality solutions that address business requirements. Their code is well factored, tested, performant, and easy to enhance. They will conduct, manage, and enforce code reviews. Provide solutions to foundational and cross-team technical challenges. Conduct technical and feature risks assessments and communicate to the architecture and product management groups. Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for issues that are escalated by the team. Enhance team accomplishments and competence by planning the delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions from less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; and mentoring team members. Documents important technical risks and decisions in the corporate wiki. Understands and influences the vision and overall strategy. Creates proper unit, integration and system level tests. Work with Architects to ensure proper solution based on the established architectural principles and patterns Work with development teams in an agile context as it relates to software development, including test driven development, sprint planning, and meeting commitments. Continuously learning by tracking research regarding web design and usability; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations. Required Skills: • 10 plus years of experience as a technical lead, senior engineer, or solutions architect on enterprise programs  • 5 plus years developing applications using Ruby on Rails • 5 plus years of experience developing client-side JavaScript using Jquery • Experience with current JavaScript frameworks, such as React. • Deep understanding of HTML5, CSS, and Bootstrap • Deeply knowledgeable about: Object Oriented Programming, concurrency, enterprise design patterns, RESTful Web service implementation, Service Oriented Architecture, Test-Driven Development. • 10 plus years of experience with relational databases, especially SQL Server. Experienced with data modeling and SQL queries. • Experience with automated continuous integration and deployment tools, especially Atlassian Bamboo • Deep understanding of HTTP and Web development. • Deep understanding of distributed and multi-tier system design and development. • Proficient in the use of Rails and JavaScript tooling, e.g. RSpec, Rake, Bundler, as well as npm, bower, and Jasmine. • Excellent problem solving skills. • Agile or Lean Software Development experience such as Kanban, Scrum, Test-Driven Development, and/or Extreme Programming methodologies

This position can sit in: Seattle, WA; Portsmouth, NH; or Philadelphia, PA