Ruby on Rails Developer
We have an immediate 6-9 month temporary position available for an experienced Ruby on Rails developer to join us in implementing new and exciting features on our website GreatSchools.org. Candidates must have demonstrable success as a web developer, at least one year of experience with Ruby on Rails, and excellent skills working on an agile Scrum team.
At GreatSchools you will be part of a fun team of experienced developers and will work in a test-driven development environment. You’ll brainstorm solutions to challenging problems, use great tools like Ruby on Rails, RSpec, Git, and JIRA, maintain excellent code quality, and collaborate with other teams. You’ll help make a measurable difference in the lives of people who use GreatSchools.org, while growing your skills as a web developer.
More About You
We’re looking for a passionate developer who loves writing elegant, well-tested software as much as we do, all while helping American families find a great school for their children. Additional qualities include:
• A team geek with strong work ethic but enjoy a good work / life balance
• Enjoy pair programming in a collaborative agile Scrum environment
• Use best practices and understand design patterns
• Focused on delivering great products to users and creating business value
Our team is comprised of people from a diverse set of backgrounds, and we all share a joy of working in a fun and supporting environment. We have high expectations of each other, but also have respect for one another’s work/life balance. We keep our skills up-to-date with brown bags, tech workshops, pair programming, and online training. Team lunches, salad club, darts, and ping-pong matches are used to nurture new ideas.
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