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If your career goal is to build commercial applications from scratch vs maintaining pre-existing apps, then this role may be for you.
Full-stack Design / Developer - RUBY - for a custom software development company specializing in in mobile and web based product development. They use open source development tools to build scalable solutions. They're 5+ year old growing firm with 15 software engineers, business analysts/project managers, and creative talent delivering some really cool stuff. They own some projects entirely, sometimes they’re an extension of the client. 50%+ of their products can be found in an app store or publicly on-line.
• Proactively collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, full-stack coding of new Products, features and functionality
• End-to-end delivery, implementation, development testing, defect investigation and resolution
• Direct interaction with the client
• Provide effort estimates, planning out weekly sprints alongside 5 month objectives, while identifying and assisting in mitigating technical, schedule, and other project risks
Experience & Background
• 3 years experience with open-source development and technology foundations, and a pragmatic approach to using the right tool for the job
• 5+ years of experience in a software development roles
• Successful track record of delivering projects, both individually and as a team member (hint: bring them to the interview!)
• Ruby on Rails v3/4
• MySQL/PostgreSQL and data model design (logical & physical data models)
• Effective communication skills as you will be in regular contact with the client – great opportunity to further refine your communication skills
• Experience working in a Mac and Unix environment
• Experience consuming third-party libraries, APIs and Web services
• Proficiency with cross-browser/cross-platform issues
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
• Flex-hours outside core hours 10-4
• Flexible working location when required
• Located in trendy ol’downtown area right beside a terrific coffee shop. Lots of eateries, specialty food shops and outdoor patios within a stone’s throw
• Walking distance to the GO station on Lakeshore West line which runs every 30 minutes
• We use Slack and other video conferencing tools to collaborate remotely alongside many other modern tools
• We have amazing clients who are fun to work with and appreciate our value to them
• We are the sole technology provider for several clients where we have been able to earn their trust and respect
• A breadth of experience exposure across several personalities, client types, projects, and industries
• Casual, yet professional environment
Connect with Us!
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