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Ruby on Rails Developer

Mechanikal is looking for an outstanding, experienced Ruby on Rails Developer for a role in software development for Mechanikal clients. Highly organized software developers with real people skills seeking to take the next step in their careers are encouraged to apply. We’re looking for that special mix of developer, consultant, and project manager and won’t settle for anything less. We know they exist because those people are us. If you’re special, you have the opportunity to have an impact here.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with clients to spec and build quality Ruby on Rails web applications
  • Produce UML modeling documents to establish use-cases and guide team development
  • Code complete Rails applications and maintain the code base with version control
  • Be able to deliver quality software in a team environment against real-world deadlines

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Strong OO development skills – solid experience with Ruby and the Rails platform
  • Strong db experience – solid relational database theory, data modeling, SQL
  • Passionate about (so-called) web2.0 application development – familiarity with additional development languages and frameworks a plus (e.g. Flex, JSON, Scriptaculous, JQuery, etc.)
  • Solid experience with web services, XML processing & translation
  • Be able to produce clean, CSS-based HTML
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services a huge plus
  • Should have a strong entrepreneurial interest and enjoy working in dynamic, challenging startup environment

Minimum Experience & Education Required:

5+ years web development experience
2+ years Ruby on Rails development experience
Bachelor’s degree (or related experience) preferred
Candidates with previous consulting experience will be strongly preferred
Previous work experience with a startup desired, but not required
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