RUBY SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Location: Kenya, Nairobi
Date Posted: 09-05-2017
Ruby Software Engineer Job Description
 
Our client is a data-driven marketing and sales support company that creates demand for their clients’ businesses. They focus on strategy development, program implementation, customer contact services, rebate programs, business intelligence, and database management.
 
Role Description:
This position is a mid-level Ruby application developer with Ruby on Rails experience.  The employee has a passion for clean, well-tested code and a desire to learn and try new technologies. Our current technology stack includes:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • CoffeeScript
  • EmberJS
  • Resque
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • ElasticSearch
  • AWS
 
Experience requirements:
The employee has experience with a range of technologies from CSS and HTML to database design.  For example, you do not need to be a JavaScript or PostgreSQL expert but you should be comfortable with jQuery and know the principals of good database design.
 
Required:
Software Engineer having experience in these areas and toolsets:
  • 2+ years professional experience with Object Oriented languages
  • 1+ year(s) professional experience with Ruby/RoR
  • Experience with Git version control
  • You have some open-source code on GitHub for us to look at. 
  • A passion for TDD principles.
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC frameworks (preferably Ember.js)
 
Candidate should have experience in software development practices and should have excellent programming skills. Candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be energized by performing in a team environment.

Educational Qualifications Desired:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or information sciences with experience of 2+ years in the areas outlined above
 
Competencies and Experience Desired:
  • Strong business and technical knowledge. Must be able to initiate and handle projects (along with team lead). Must be able to clearly communicate the results to non-technical audiences. Strong team player, excellent communication skills across all levels within and outside the organization.
 
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