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Rails Engineer Contractor (with Angular experience)

🏢 Exygy 🌎 Remote 🕑 July 28

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We are looking for a passionate web engineer to help build high-quality web applications for our mission-driven clients. You will collaborate closely with our diverse and talented team to build robust back-end solutions that deliver on Exygy’s reputation for outstanding quality. You will be instrumental in the successful delivery of our core services offering: innovative software solutions to pressing real-world problems.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop well-written, human-centered, and scalable front-end and back-end features that are thoroughly tested
  • Attend scrum meetings such as sprint planning and daily standups to coordinate and meet sprint goals with the team
  • Rotary error log monitoring and production monitoring duties
  • Participate in debugging, DevOps tasks, code reviews, unit testing and end-to-end testing
  • Cache, optimize and develop systems that can handle thousands of requests.
  • Develop APIs for dynamic front-end features.
  • Collaborate with team in the design, development, maintenance of our application

Candidate Profile & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent experience required; MS in CS, or comparable degree preferred
  • You equally love sharing your expertise and learning new things from your peers.
  • You are the kind of person who isn’t satisfied until it’s as good as it can be.
  • You are patient and can distill and articulate technical issues in language that non-technical stakeholders can understand.
  • You are an expert at creating the responsive web
  • You have demonstrated experience developing enterprise-class, consumer facing applications
  • You thrive in an environment driven by quality and sensitivity to client happiness
  • You can balance several priorities, be flexible in meeting urgent client needs when they arise, and effectively communicate your needs and priorities to the rest of the team
  • Your peers see you as a thought leader in your field; you take responsibility for championing best practices and standards; others enjoy learning from you

Required Skills
  • Expert knowledge of functional languages and MVC architecture (Ruby on Rails and Angular)
  • Recent Ruby on Rails development experience
  • Experience consuming and designing RESTful APIs
  • Understanding and grasp of Agile development and Scrum practices
  • Solid understanding of Front End technologies: Javascript, HTML, and CSS. (Bonus points for experience with Pattern Libraries or use of Fabricator)
  • Understanding of algorithms, data structures, and design
  • Excitement and some knowledge about other technologies like Node.js, Redis, MongoDB, Gulp, Webpack, Meteor
  • Experience with version control, particularly Git, and use of Github
  • Experience and excitement around pair programming
  • Effective and empathetic communication with your peers, your manager and external clients
  • Intuitive understanding of engineering tasks, ability to estimate your progress and time to completion


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