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Ruby on Rails Developer / Architect

Ruby on Rails Developer / Architect

Job Description

Ruby on Rails Developer / Architect

The Senior Back End Developer / Architect role is a 6-month contract-to-hire opportunity with one of our clients in Raleigh, NC. Target salary rate upon conversion is $80,000 - $120,000 with comparable rate range during the contract portion. Local candidates strongly preferred. No sponsorship or C2C arrangements available.

Join our client in the small, start up environment with plenty of opportunities to truly make a difference. It is a highly collaborative environment with very intelligent people who want to change the world of cloud computing. The passionate team of technologists is focused on high quality applications.

Responsibilities of the Ruby on Rails Developer:
  • Plan, process and perform all jobs in an efficient manner with little assistance from the supervisor
  • Design and develop software solutions, making specific determinations about system performance
  • Respond promptly and professionally to bug reports
  • Review and refactor legacy code
  • Analyze current programs, improving performance and troubleshooting defects
  • Develop new programs, making recommendations which yield a more cost effective and higher quality product
  • Test new programs to ensure that logic and syntax are correct, and that program results are accurate
  • Assist junior developers with programming assignments
  • Document code consistently throughout the development process

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications of the Ruby on Rails Developer:
  • Proficient in the following technologies: Ruby on Rails, Capistrano, Git and SQL (Microsoft and PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with REST based architectures
  • Experience working in an Agile setting
  • A passion for creating high quality software
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
  • A desire to keep their skills sharp by continuously learning about new technologies and trends
  • A passion for architecting intelligent, highly scalable applications
  • A desire to be the “go-to" expert, driving technology decisions and coding best practices
  • Ability and willingness to mentor less experienced engineers
  • Possess excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on verbal and written communication
  • Possess a positive attitude

Desired Skills of the Ruby on Rails Developer:
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Xen, HyperV)
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies (AWS, GCE, Azure, etc)
  • Experience scaling technologies (database sharding/partitioning, queueing mechanisms, asynchronous processing, etc)
  • Experience with multiple languages
  • Experience with large databases

Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Amanda King at aking AT hirenetworks.com. To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBAK-4552 in the subject heading of your email message.

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Whether your current contract is coming to a close, you’re looking to advance your career or are a company on the hunt for new talent and wanting to expand…let HireNetworks put our networks to work for you.

HireNetworks is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBAK-4552
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Ruby on Rails Developer / Architect


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