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Sr. Ruby Developer
Minneapolis, MN  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60658 Posted November 22, 2022

Job Description:
  • The development and automation team provides an application management platform to Client.
  • We enable the provisioning of applications to runtimes across cloud and containers, provide deployment capabilities, and improve the monitoring/logging of applications.
  • The team is driving efforts that expand features to make developers lives easier, such as adding autoscaling and traffic switching after their releases.
Project Description:
  • Our platform runs on a microservice architecture with the backend APIs developed primarily in Ruby, and the frontend running on Angular.
  • We are constantly improving how we provide automations to simplify support needs.
  • We’ve got a team of engineers with varying levels of seniority and interests within the project.
  • We are looking for passionate developers of all levels to help to accelerate the empowerment of Client developers.
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • An ideal candidate participates in the creation and presentation of technical designs.
  • They will lead in the delivery of complex solutions.
  • They demonstrate creativity and takes initiative in solving complex problems.
  • They are able to fill in holes in product direction and take the appropriate action within their team.
  • Aware of the technology landscape, they plan delivery of coarse-grained business needs spanning multiple applications.
  • This candidate sets a consistent example of agile development practices and coaches other engineers to work as a team with Product and UX.
How much time will the resource spend pair programming? 
  • 10-75% according to the stories and personal preference.
Skills Overview:
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?
  • 5+ years Ruby application development experience.
  • Codes larger features from start to finish.
  • Keeps up with industry trends and be an advocate for the standards.
  • Creates and improves internal libraries and tools.
  • Designs Features.
  • Takes responsibility in ensuring team's high code quality.
  • Teaches best practices and context to internal engineers.
  • Improves knowledge and understanding of core concepts of engineering.
  • Be a mentor for the personal and peer growth.
  • Takes ownership of code base and its quality.
  • Defines and drives technology strategy.
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and written with various business partners.
  • Helps in bringing the team together as a whole.
  • Participates in and leads production support situations.
  • Teaches best practices and context to internal developers.
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for?
  • An ideal candidate participates in the creation and presentation of technical designs.
  • They will lead in the delivery of complex solutions.
  • They are an active participant in planning activities and contributes to strategic planning.
  • Their depth of knowledge aids them in anticipating technical issues at the product level and makes architectural and design decisions to avoid them.
  • They are able to fill in holes in product direction and take the appropriate action within their team.
Will there be a Hacker Rank test Required for this REQ? 
  • No.

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