Ruby on Rails Developer Wanted in Lake Mary, FL

Company Background:

Avatar International (Lake Mary, FL), a research and consulting
services company, is the innovative leader in measurement and
continuous quality improvement in healthcare. As the fastest growing
healthcare survey firm in the country, Avatar strives to be the best
in integrated services, user-centered designs, actionable data and
reporting for the best outcomes.


As a Web software developer at Avatar, you will play an integral role
in developing flexible and scalable web applications and mobile
solutions serving organizations, professionals and patients in the
healthcare space. You will have the opportunity to architect and
develop mission critical new systems, as well as improve existing

Major responsibility will include, but not limited to,

• Solve problems and create solutions by producing great architecture,
design, application and user experience, with scalable high
performance and easy to maintain codes

• Full life cycle software development, both new products, enhancement
and maintenance of existing products

• Collaborate with IT staffs to ensure best practices in design,
development, quality assurance, documentation and deployment

• Scoping, estimation, planning and execution of plans to ensure
deliverables meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and
external customers; Establishes and maintains effective relationships
with customers and gains their trust/respect; Self-motivated and

• Immediate responsibilities are to be in charge of the continuing
development and maintenance of multiple web applications based on Ruby
and MySQL

Qualifying Skills:

- Advanced web development with Ruby, Ruby on Rails and PHP and
capable of handling the entire development project alone or in a small
team environment

- Advanced database design, implementation and programming with MySQL,
general SQL language and Active Records

- Advanced JavaScript, JQuery, Prototype, Spry and other JavaScript/
Ajax frameworks; HTML/CSS developments for multiple browser supports

- iPhone web development with Ruby and jQTouch

- Capable of deploying and managing Rails or PHP web applications with
FreeBSD/Apache/MySQL server environment

- GIT source code version controls

- Mac, Windows XP, Linux/FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008

- MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

- Multitasking; Proactive approach to problem resolution; Willingness
and ability to immediately adapt to changes in business requirements;
Results driven

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Bonus Skills:

- Webkit, Firebug or similar developer tools


- Photoshop

- XML skills and web services development

- Microsoft SQL Server