2 Ruby on Rails positions in DC Metro area

I am currently working directly with the hiring manager at an internationally recognized e-commerce company on a unique Ruby development project. This is development of an entirely new portal and so your chance to influence design and development is tremendous.

Please email me at semmons@mindseeker.com if you are interested in learning more. This position is initially contract with the opportunity of FT hire. Rates between $90 and $110 depending on level of experience with web services and/or front end development.

Seeking a passionate Ruby developer that will support critical web applications that use Ruby on Rails and Oracle technologies. The candidate must be a self starter and have experience building web applications. The candidate will support the development, enhancement, and operations and maintenance efforts for multiple Ruby on Rails applications. Utilize critical thinking skills to proactively identify efficiencies, new partnerships or new features.

Required Qualifications:

Formal education or experience in structured software development. B.S./M.S. in Computer Science preferred. 3-5 years of RoR and web development experience (REST, Web Services, XML, HTTP). Experience developing production quality commercial applications through a full lifecycle of product development, validation and deployment. Experience with agile design and release methodologies and Scrum lifecycle practices, or a strong desire to learn including: test driven development, continuous integration, iterative delivery, retrospection. Interpersonal skills to collaborate closely with cross-functional team and to communicate with executive sponsors. Expert level knowledge and hands on experience working with Ruby On Rails technologies (Ruby, Rails, Rspec, Active Record, etc). Strong understanding and hands-on experience working with HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript libraries (JQuery, etc.) and SQL. Ability to implement HTML and CSS from mockups. Experience developing highly interactive applications. Exposure to large scale systems development, especially enterprise distributed systems. Passion for building and delivering high quality products in a timely manner. You jump at the chance to sketch, post-it, mind map, and brainstorm to solve problems. You enjoy exploring new technologies and ideas for creating compelling interactive applications. Responsibilities Write clean, maintainable and efficient code. Design robust, scalable and secure features. Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle. Follow best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring, code standards). Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into design. Upon code review, deploying code to EC2 and RDS instance. Working knowledge of MVC and ORM architecture.

Thank you, Stacy Emmons Senior Technical Recruiter semmons@mindseeker.com