Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

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Career Techniques Inc.
January 2, 2020
New York, New York
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Ruby on Rail Software Engineer . You will design and develop software to bring client services into a single “web self-service” umbrella. Main technologies are Ruby and Ruby on Rails and C# .Net.


  • Write software programs ranging from process automation to interactive Web applications.
  • Develop and implement APIs and provide support in a Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Perform troubleshooting to identify and diagnose problems.
  • Debug and analyze issues in production applications.
  • Develop prototypes.
  • Evaluate development tools and languages and make recommendations for incorporating those tools into projects.
  • Assist web team in troubleshooting application issues and development process issues.


  • 3 years’ experience writing applications in Ruby.
  • 3 years’ experience using Ruby On Rails, writing Bash scripts.
  • Experience using Apache and/or equivalent web server software.
  • 3-to-5 years’ experience with object-oriented programming.
  • Working knowledge of other web frameworks such as mod_perl, embperl, PHP, JSP, ASP, ColdFusion, or equivalents.
  • Knowledge of essentials of Unix server architecture, particularly Linux and Solaris.
  • Experience with most common command line tools.
  • Ability to use compiled and interpreted languages.
  • Ability to analyze hardware disk I/O, CPU utilization, memory swapping, virtual machine threading, and garbage collector tuning.
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose application problems, including: compiler linkage errors, run-time bottlenecks, multi-threaded race conditions, and database query optimization.
  • Experience using MySQL and/or equivalent database systems.
  • Solid understanding of ACID database properties, query isolation levels, and SQL coding practice to avoid database deadlock scenarios.
  • Experience with other modern Unix dynamic languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, and Bash and the ability to identify the appropriate tool or language for assigned tasks


  • Experience developing high-performance APIs.
  • Experience developing in a Service Oriented Architecture.
  • C# .Net preferred
  • Java and C++ and Perl
  • Objective-C, Swift, or Ruboto experience is a major plus, as mobile application development is part of the product roadmap.
  • User experience with Solaris, Linux, and/ Mac OS X systems and Windows.
  • Understanding of modern networking protocols (TCP/IP addressing and higher network layers).
  • The ability to program using a terminal-based text editor.
  • Understanding of customary source control practices and procedures in a team environment. (SVN and GIT)
  • Experience with Agile software development practices

Nice to have experience with:

  • Informatica
  • Oracle SOA
  • Fusion
  • MySQL


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or other technical field, or combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • 3+ years of programming experience, with at least 3+ years in a business environment.

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