Wanted :RoR Software Engineer (Boston Area)

RoR
Software Engineer

Job
Code: 13SE.001

Location:
Lexington, MA

Position Overview:

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…

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: 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
    

    with HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript libraries (JQuery, etc.) and SQL.

  • 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 careers@firstfuel.com. Please note that we are unable to provide work
    authorization (H1B, Permanent Resident or similar) sponsorship.

Company Overview:

“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.