Senior Software Engineer, Ruby on Rails

Company: Jobot
Location: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.FEB.2024


Ruby on Rails Expert with Polyglot Experience Needed for Profitable Hedge Fund Research and Analytics Company This Jobot Job is hosted by: ...


Ruby on Rails Expert with Polyglot Experience Needed for Profitable Hedge Fund Research and Analytics Company

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Matt Shakin
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Salary: $150,000 - $200,000 per year

A bit about us:

One of the leading financial risk advisory and risk management research companies is hiring a Senior Software Engineer experienced in Ruby on Rails and other Programming languages

The ideal fit is skilled in Ruby on Rails, with a Polyglot engineering background, with experience in Javascript and fullstack development.

Why join us?

Be part of an industry leader working on ground breaking research, data, and analytics products, as well as a media arm servicing high net worth customers and retail investors alike.

Job Details

• Develop web, multimedia and mobile applications including planning, coding, testing, debugging, and deploying in an Agile team environment with an emphasis on TDD/BDD
• Maintain, modify, and update web and backend applications
• Design and create engineering specs, prototypes, and features for web-based applications
• Use, maintain, improve DevOps
• Collaborate with developers, product managers and other participants in the development of solutions
• Gather requirements and development specs
• Provide technical assistance
• Assist in continuous process improvement
• Develop products and services, build and maintain software in support of all digital media offerings including web, mobile, video and audio

• Agile - the more eXtreme the better
• Web development, esp. Ruby on Rails, convention over configuration so you can code the app
• TDD/BDD - nuff said, you believe this to be the most effective way to develop
• Refactoring - without quality, code is nothing
• Pair Programming - quality, sharing, synergy are important to you
• Making the customer happy
• Collaboration
• Making this work, and work well
• Exploring new tech - you know that somewhere someone's writing the new hotness and you'd like to be in on it

• Experience with web development in Ruby on Rails, (Ruby, JavaScript, JavaScript/AJAX libraries expertise implicit)
• Strong knowledge of internet protocols and applications
• Commitment to continuously improve software craftsmanship
• Experience and respect for Agile/Lean development and best practices
• Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skill with attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively both individually and as a part of a team
• Ability to pair code using remote pairing tools and ability to prepare code for review and to review completed code

• Degree in Computer Science or related or comparable business experience
• Experience in all phases of the web application development cycle and working with a mix of web technologies. Ruby on Rails experience optimal, Comparable open source web framework experience acceptable
• Broad programming experience with depth in several languages. Ruby, JavaScript, optimal. Additional language experience preferred
• DSCM experience such as git

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