RoR Software Engineer
Job Code: 13SE.001
Location: Lexington, MA
FirstFuel Software is looking for a talented and creative full stack Ruby on Rails (RoR) developer to join its Engineering team. As a ROR programmer you will take the lead in developing engaging ROR applications by interactive presentation of complex energy data and patterns. You will work closely with the user experience designers and product managers to create full-stack prototypes of new concepts and ideas. You will work on cross-functional teams and collaborate with product management and software engineering teams to convert prototypes into enterprise grade applications.
If you have experience creating simple, engaging consumer applications using ROR and related technologies, want to work had in a fast-paced environment for a rapidly growing start-up, and want to make an impact on a global energy conservation effort for the result of your work, this is the job for you…
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: pair programming, 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
Ability to implement HTML and CSS from mockups.
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. Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a Mac or Linux environment.
Working knowledge of MVC and ORM architecture.
Knowledge of Java and AWS deployment.
Experience implementing responsive designs using
Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation or other frameworks.
Experience working with EC2/Hiroku, Capistrano, Git,
newRelic, CoffeeScript, SCCS, etc. Contact: To apply for this position, please send your cover email and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we are unable to provide work authorization (H1B, Permanent Resident or similar) sponsorship.
“Managers and policy makers are referring to Energy Efficiency as the ‘first fuel’”- Jon Wellinghoff, FERC Chairman
FirstFuel Software is the trusted source for energy use intelligence. FirstFuel helps customers deliver scalable energy efficiency through the Remote Building Analytics platform, which uses advanced meter data analytics to identify, enable, and track energy efficiency savings behind the meter in commercial buildings - all without onsite visits or device installations. Designed to be rapidly and cost-effectively deployed across hundreds or thousands of commercial buildings, FirstFuel changes the scale at which the sector can achieve its energy efficiency goals. Founded in 2009 and privately held, FirstFuel is headquartered in Lexington, Mass. For more information, please visit firstfuel.com.