Ruby on Rails Software Engineer, Sr.

Playa Vista, CA 90094

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Ruby on Rails Job Number: 19552

JOB SUMMARY

Our client is looking for a talented Software Engineer driven to create fast and scalable systems. You will work with a team of world-class software engineers responsible for building and maintaining high performance, modular, and scalable components used across our entire platform.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, fast, scalable systems
  • Understand requirements from stakeholders and provide estimates of work
  • Interface with various internal and external teams to help define requirements, interfaces, and implementation approaches
  • Provide troubleshooting support and fix bugs across platforms
  • Work with Agile team members to write clear, concise and comprehensive features
  • Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives
  • Consistently execute against a product roadmap to deliver multiple features across the portfolio of service components enabling our clients to more effectively run their business
QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent engineering degree
  • 5+ years professional software development experience with Ruby on Rails stack.
  • Good understanding of relational databases (PostgreSQL/MySQL) as well as other data stores and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Experience developing high performance, large scale distributed services
  • A passion for writing great code that is maintainable and standards-driven
  • Must be self-directed and be able to prioritize own workload
  • Experience working with an MVC framework
  • Strong grasp of Computer Science fundamentals (Data Structures, Algorithms, etc...)
  • Able to approach large, complex problems and solve them systematically
  • Cloud-based hosting and systems architecture knowledge (AWS or other)
BONUS POINTS
  • Interest in learning Ruby on Rails
  • AWS Services
  • Programming languages (Shell scripting, Ruby, JavaScript)
  • Version control (Git)

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