Ruby on Rails Developer (Remote)

Company: Linux Academy
Location: Keller , Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.AUG.2018


Linux Academy is seeking a driven Ruby on Rails Developer to support our team and the thousands of students around the world who learn throu...


Linux Academy is seeking a driven Ruby on Rails Developer to support our team and the thousands of students around the world who learn through us and our cloud technology. Our mission is to provide advanced training tools that increase skills and encourage critical thinking for advanced IT professionals. Linux Academy offers a full-featured training library with everything one needs to learn new skills and advance in one s career path. As we continue to grow at an unprecedented pace, we need to find the best talent around. Come join us and help build our team. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.
Some responsibilities may include:

    • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
    • Integration of data storage solutions
      {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}
    • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
    • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
    • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
    • Effectively and efficiently communication with other team members, as well as other departments, on goals, best practices, and implementation of standards and features
    • Solid understanding of Ruby principles and core concepts
    • Solid understanding of supporting production environments and best practices
    • Solid understanding of implementing architectural changes with an existing production environment
    • Experience with building API's, including authentication, cleanliness, and role-based access permissions
    • Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq
    • Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
    • Good understanding of MVC frameworks
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
    • Familiarity with concepts of Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
    • A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
    • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
    • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
    • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
    • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
      such as Git
    • Familiarity with development aiding tools
      such as Bundler, Rake, etc
    • Familiarity with continuous integration
    • Familiarity with Redis
    • Minimum of 3 years experience using Ruby on Rails specifically
    • You must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

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