Our client - a rapidly growing, well-funded financial services company
based in Manhattan that facilitates the creation and servicing of
loans between students and credit unions nationwide - is looking
for 2 experienced Ruby on Rails developers, for a consulting project.
Only candidates that can work onsite, please...
Our client's systems are written in Ruby on Rails and thus they have a
need for experienced Ruby on Rails developers. They have one of the
biggest and most complex financial applications written in Ruby; are you
up to the challenge? Preference will be given to those candidates who
have experience with transaction-based systems such as e-commerce or
trading. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years with Ruby on Rails
and several years of software development experience overall.
Their application is probably one of the most complexly designed
applications around (100 models). The hiring manager is looking for
someone that is very well-versed with Ruby coding. Work includes many
enhancements, some remediation, addressing performance issues and
migratin some code (some legacy apps are on Ruby 2, which will need to
be migrated to Ruby 3, like some others already are).
They practice agile techniques from Scrum and Kanban, including TDD,
standups, code review, story cards, etc. Candidate should be comfortable
with rspec and/or cucumber. Additionally candidates should be proficient
with MySQL, git, rake, and related tools. As senior software engineer,
you will also be responsible for helping to mentor others on advanced
Ruby programming techniques, designing solutions to complex problems,
and digging into an existing codebase to derive understanding and intent
of various application features. The senior software engineer is also
expected to be an advocate of Ruby best practices, continuously
expanding and sharing knowledge.
All developers are given nice equipment (Apple computers and large
screens). Candidates are required to work on-site, which maximizes
communication and collaboration. Candidates should be strong team
players with solid communication skills and an ability to write code
that is easily understood by others.
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