Ruby on the Rails Developer

Company: Robert Half Technology
Location: Washington , Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 14.APR.2019
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Summary

Our client is seeking applications for a Software Developer.The successful candidate will combine a strong service orientation and experienc...

Description

Our client is seeking applications for a Software Developer.The successful candidate will combine a strong service orientation and experience in software development to ensure that our client maintains and builds upon its commitment to excellence supporting researchers and facilitating information discovery for our client. The Software Developer will work independently and as a part of a team of software developers. She will be responsible for developing and contributing code to original software development projects and implementing open-source software tools. She will be responsible for facilitating discussion with stakeholders and translating those discussion into improvements to strategically evolve our clients systems and workflows. The Software Developer will perform software development, front end design, production support, and other tasks to develop custom software tools primarily in support of library services and our client's research projects. A successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders strategically to meet our client's needs to produce new tools, address maintenance needs, and pursue new innovative ideas in support of our clients research enterprise.. The Software Developer will serve as part of our clients Scholarly Technology Group which is composed of software developers, librarians, IT professionals, and GIS specialists working on projects that include software development, digital collections, student success, and research support initiatives. The Software Developer will work closely with or clients Communications team which includes web developers and web designers. The position reports to the Director of Scholarly Technology. For direct consideration, please email your resume directly to Daniel.CruzRHT.comBachelor's degree in computer science, or Information Systems or relevant experience Two years post-bachelor's experience as a software developer working on the full software lifecycle, either as a solo coder or as a part of larger teams. Knowledge of Ruby on Rails. EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED Knowledge of other software languages such as Python, Java, Javascript or other similar language. Experience working in an academic library or consortial library environment Project management experience, including planning, communication, and assessment Experience leveraging Application Program Interfaces (APIs) through original and community software development projects to create new user applications and support data-driven decision making Demonstrated experience with open source development practices, and willingness to use proprietary tools when appropriate. Experience using source control systems such as Git or GitHub Knowledge of container tools such as Docker Strong engagement in detail oriented service and scholarship For direct consideration, please email your resume directly to Daniel.CruzRHT.com

 
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