Senior Ruby on Rails Software Engineer (Contract)

Company: General Assembly
Location: New York , New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 14.JUN.2018

Summary

Who are we? Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today s ...

Description

Who are we? Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today s most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, and more, both online and at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 full- and part-time alumni and counting.
What You ll Build We are seeking Senior level Ruby on Rails engineers for a 3 month + contract. You will be working on a team focused on Marketing efforts, the GA Website, and Infrastructure initiatives. This is a full time commitment.
Requirements

  • Solve complex architecture and business problems. Solutions are extensible. Works to simplify, optimize, remove bottlenecks, etc...
  • Suggest new architectural elements to improve the existing architecture
  • Write high quality code that are modular, functional and testable; - Establish the best coding practices
  • Formally mentor junior engineers on design, coding and troubleshooting
  • Communicate, collaborate and work effectively in a global environment unafraid to think out-of-the-box
Basic Qualifications
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in software design, software development & architecture
  • Excellent Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience building large-scale applications in a Linux environment
  • Excellent communications skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience building complex, scalable, high-performance software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience developing on Unix/Linux
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices
  • Strong focus on clean code and robust design
  • Heroku and AWS technologies experience
  • Good Front End development skills
  • Experience with design and development of Web Services
  • Strong customer focus
Who can apply? You are living in or willing to self-relocate to...
  • The USA in any of these states: CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, KS, MA, NY, NC, TX, VA and/or WA
  • Germany, Toronto and the UK

 
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