Senior Ruby/Rails Developer

Company: Pearson
Location: Minneapolis , Minnesota, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.JUN.2018


Description Pearson VUE (www. pearsonvue. com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, governme...


Description Pearson VUE (www. pearsonvue. com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).
The Online Proctored team is a collaborative, entrepreneurial and high-energy team that operates like a startup within the larger company of Pearson, Inc. We re looking for the right person to help us tackle our new project and some interesting problems:
1) Incorporating new and maturing AI technologies into our product
2) Moving to modern web technology (Angular 6, WebRTC)
3) Reliability and connectivity as we scale globally.
Job functions

  • Design and implement clean and scalable APIs and data models.
  • Perform prototyping, system analysis, development, and maintenance of systems
  • Work with our amazing QA as needed on automated testing.
  • Ensure code quality with the team (rspec, code reviews)
  • And, of course code!
Skills required
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or combined relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 5 years of Ruby on Rails experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with Ruby as a programming platform to develop multi-tier web-based applications
  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools.
  • Willingness to learn some or all of the technologies listed in this posting!
Experience with some or all of the following tools is considered a bonus:
  • Understanding of front-end technologies (JavaScript, HTML5) and at least one modern framework (Angular, AngularJS, React, Backbone .).
  • Familiarity with Docker and Docker-machine environments
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure & CI/CD Experience
  • CI experience (Teamcity, jenkins)
  • Experience using agile development methodologies
  • Database/key-value store technologies (Redis, Mysql) experience

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