Software Engineer (Ruby)

Company: Sunbird Software, Inc.
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 18.NOV.2017


Job Description POSITION SUMMARY Are you a full stack Rails developer who stays on top of the latest technology? Would you like to help la...


Job Description


Are you a full stack Rails developer who stays on top of the latest technology? Would you like to help large data centers efficiently manage their power consumption, servers, and overall operations? Do you like Ping-Pong? If so, we would like to talk to you.

Sunbird (), an established leader in Data Center Infrastructure Management is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team. You will play an active role in the development of innovative web based Data Center Monitoring and Operations products. These award winning solutions help our customers understand and manage energy consumption, environmental conditions and assets in their facilities. You will team with other experts to help deliver these best in class solutions.

This position is based out of our Raleigh, NC office overlooking Lake Johnson Park. We have Herman Miller furniture, plenty of windows, coffee, and convenient access to I-40, US-1, and 440.

Day to day, we use Java 7/8, Rails 4.2, Ruby, RSpec, AngularJs, JavaScript, PostgreSQL and GitHub. You have your choice of operating systems and tools.


  • As part of a team, design and implement end to end features using Ruby on Rails 4.2 and JavaScript (ExtJS and\or AngularJS)
  • Model infrastructure, power distribution, and cooling for data centers and other facilities
  • Develop charts and analytics that give users insight into the energy consumption, savings, and environmental conditions at their facilities.
  • Work on overall architectural problems, particularly as they relate to product integration, data transfer, scalability and performance
  • Develop and maintain REST interfaces
  • Provide real value for our customers
  • Provide unit-test coverage for delivered code


  • 2+ years of commercial experience with Ruby on Rails or strong experience in another modern MVC web framework with a proven desire to learn Ruby on Rails
  • Knowledge of ExtJS, AngularJS, jQuery, or other feature rich Ajax JavaScript libraries
  • Experienced with hand-coding JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS and applying style sheets to create sophisticated layouts
  • 4+ years of experience in creating web applications
  • Solid understanding of User Interface design overall usability issues.
  • Linux power user
  • Strong experience with SQL databases (PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Excels when working as part of a small, highly skilled, product-focused team


A candidate with a mix of the following experiences will be at an advantage:

  • Previous experience with Energy Management products or Network Management Systems
  • Experience in the day to day operations of a data center environment, particularly as it relates to planning and infrastructure management
  • Experience with Rails Engines
  • Passion for throwing out ideas to see what sticks

Sunbird is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.

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