Senior Software Engineer ( Ruby on Rails )

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

General Lead Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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General Lead is working with a management consulting and business advisory company on a Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails) position located in Chicago, Illinois.

Job Description:
Seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer with solid skills in Rails development. This individual will play a key role in the ongoing feature-driven development of (SaaS) Software-as-a-Service applications. This Senior Software Engineer will write code that directly influences the success of our products, apply software engineering competencies to build and scale secure, enterprise-class solutions, create and execute a complete set of unit test cases and follow a test-driven methodology, interact and pair program with other software engineers, interact with key stakeholders, think independently and share knowledge and expertise with others.

Job Requirements:
5 years of industry experience as a professional software developer with specific experience in web application development. 3 years of experience in developing applications using Ruby on Rails. Passion for building simple and intuitive solutions to complex problems. Experience with Git, Chef and Capistrano. Experience writing automated tests in Ruby and JavaScript. Solid verbal and written English communication skills. Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline or work experience. Experience in agile software development lifecycle, specifically XP and SCRUM. Knowledge of Redis, PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch. Experience with one or more of the MV frameworks, preferably AngularJS, Backbone.js or Ember.js.