Joyce Schiffer is looking for a Ruby on Rails Developer - remote option

    Company Description

    Join an elite team of experts supporting NBC Universal's custom applications. This position has the option of 100% remote…

    Job Description

    We are currently seeking an experienced Ruby Developer to develop and support custom applications. The right person would become part of an elite team of other talented software developers assigned to work on various project teams at NBC Universal.

    This is a full-time position - possible remote from EST, CST, MST zones only

    Benefits include medical, dental, 401K, 15 days PTO + 5 days professional development etc… We provide a computer.


    Major Responsibilities

    • Understand our client's fast-moving business requirements

    • Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stake-holders

    • Write and maintain complex, mission-critical software

    • Deliver high-quality, scalable, and maintainable software; contribute technically to projects

    • Support and troubleshoot issues (process and system) related and implements sustainable corrective actions

    • Identify new opportunities, tools, and services to enhance the custom software platform

    • Serve as a subject matter expert in software development

    • Some travel required

    Desired Skills and Experience

    Required Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in any discipline

    • Minimum 5 years Java experience with notable accomplishments

    • Ruby, jRuby or Ruby on Rails required

    • Strong JavaScript skills

    • Java coding skills a plus

    • Knowledge of SQL and JDBC

    • Experience developing with at least one major JavaScript library (examples include: jQuery, Angular, D3, Bower, Grunt or Sencha ExtJS

    • Basic understanding of network infrastructure and services required

    • Strong team-building, vendor and customer relations skills

    Desired Skills & Experience:

    • Experience writing single-page JavaScript applications a plus

    • Knowledge of web services a strong plus

    • Familiarity with media files a plus

    • CSS, SASS, JSP's and User Interface Design a plus

    • Experience with Mobile Web projects is a plus

    Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines