Internet / Web Engineer – Project Lead


Scope of the Project:

  • To update and expand an existing Ruby on Rails application and incorporate new features requested by the client.
  • Work will include front end development, backend development, API development, and other development work to meet contract deliverables.
  • We work closely with our customers, and candidates will be expected to participate remotely in weekly meetings to discuss requirements for new development and give demos of completed development.

Job Description:

  • Works under general supervision and participates in the design and development of internet/intranet systems.
  • May work independently or as a part of a team.
  • May serve as senior technical staff member for assigned projects.
  • May coach more junior technical staff.

General Characteristics:

  • Integrally involved in the development and support of a complex web application and supporting systems.
  • Works closely with other IT groups and customers to define the system design and user interface based on customer needs and objectives.
  • Participates in all phases of the development and implementation process, and may act as a project manager on special projects.
  • Ensures the integration of the web servers and all other supporting systems by using message based middleware and interfacing with relational databases.
  • Be knowledgeable of best-practices for building secure web applications.
  • Responsible for developing client-side scripting and server-side application code.
  • May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area and 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Responsibilities:

  • Ruby and Javascript development
  • Ruby on Rails development
  • Writing tests
  • Generating ad HOC reports for client as needed
  • Providing daily status updates to team
  • Following change management workflows
  • Participation in client meetings for requirements gathering and demos of finished work
  • Presence on our internal IM system during work hours.

Required Skills (Rank In Order Of Importance):

  • Ruby, Rails, GIT, Javascript, Web Security, Linux Experience, SQL, Jquery, Rest API Experience, Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills, Test-Driven Development.

Preferred Skills (Rank In Order Of Importance):

  • JSON, Command Line, SSH, HAML, SCSS
  • Ability to work independently, creating technical documentation, prior experience working as a remote contractor.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Additional Skills:

  • Candidate should have experience with Git, REST API, and test-driven development.
  • Experience with command line, SSH, HAML, SCSS, and technical documentation creation are preferred.
  • Should be able to work independently and will ideally have prior experience as a remote contractor.

Company Info

Website: http://www.softwarespecialists.com
Headquarters: Cranberry Township, PA
Size: 51 to 200 employees
Founded: 1998
Type: Company – Private
Industry: Business Services
Revenue: $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors: Mastech, Artech Infosystems, Collabera

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