Senior Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails - Education

Company: Michael Page
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.FEB.2020

Summary

The Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer has the opportunity to work in a scrum teams with collaborative, inquisitive, personable team members whil...

Description

The Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer has the opportunity to work in a scrum teams with collaborative, inquisitive, personable team members while working on their mission to foster appreciation for world languages and cultures in the classroom.Client DetailsThis mid-sized company is focused on software and education and collaborating with the two to build engaging and authentic language products for in and out of the classroom. With current programs in Spanish, French, Italian and German this education company is committed to helping people communicate across languages and culturesDescriptionThe Duties and Responsibilities of a successful Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer: Work with the following technology stack: Languages/Frameworks: Ruby/Rails, JavascriptPersistence: MySQL, Postgres, Redis, ElasticSearchAutomation: Chef, CloudformationHosting: Rackspace, AWSExpand interoperability within VHL offerings within Ed Tech SystemsAdopt and implement standards produced by IMS GlobalImprove accessibility and usability of product by working with UX design.Develop next generation / content curation and management systems"Look at" Voice RecognitionProfileThe Ideal Candidate for a Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer:BA/ BS in computer science or other related field or equivalent experience7+ years engineering experience developing large-scale systemsExperience in ed-tech or education fields, a strong plusExperience building and deploying high-capacity applications in cloud environments (AWS or GCP)Strong command of Ruby on Rails, Javascript and or PythonExperience with SQL, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch and or Redshift, CodeBuild & CodeDeploy, Lambda, S3, API Gateway, Unix command-line navigation, Git / GithubExperience with Linux (especially Ubuntu/ Debian)Ability to work well with geographically distributed teams as well as highly collaborative environmentsAbility to execute on projects with fast deadlines, comfortable with ambiguity and is flexibleExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsArchitect and/or Developer background is a strong plusSome proficiency in Spanish is a strong plusJob OfferThe Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer job offers the opportunity to join a passionate company while benefitting from great PTO, paid holidays, and many in office perks!

 
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