Senior Ruby Developer-13005399
American Express Publishing Corporation is an authoritative content company primed to deliver lifestyle expertise that informs choices, enriches perspectives, and empowers affluent and accomplished people - and the businesses that serve them - to make decisions and lead extraordinary lives. Through the lens of five multi-media brands — Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Departures, Executive Travel and Black Ink —content is available in magazines, websites, international editions, custom publications, consumer and business-to-business events, affinity clubs, books, products, and services.
- Develop and maintain web-based software systems in Ruby utilizing industry standards and best practices.
- Ruby on Rails programming following Test Driven Development and/or Behavior Driven Development.
- Ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
- Be comfortable interacting with clients and scope project requirements.
- Keep stakeholders apprised of project status.
- Perform other job related duties.
- A willingness to learn, and teach, and make a lasting impression.
- At least 3 year of experience working directly with Ruby. Past contributions to Open Source Projects, or - maintaining your own project are a huge plus.
- 3 year experience working with Rails
- Experience with jQuery
- Familiarity with Git or other distributed version control system
- Enough SQL to understand what Rails is doing under the covers. Experience with CouchDB or other Document store a plus.
- Familiarity with Test Driven Development, preferably RSpec and Cucumber.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar.
- Inclusion of online portfolio of work strongly preferred.
Primary Location: US-New York-New York
American Express - 17 months ago
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