Sr. Ruby Developer
CorSource - Chicago, IL

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Joe Hammond, Technical Recruiter , 503-726-4575
Sr. Ruby Developer
Chicago, IL
Our client is building an industry changing way to deliver Life Insurance to the public. To reach those goals, highly skilled, team minded, developers are need to create new distribution and sales channels for insurance products and integrating with all business partners we they in between.
The system is service-based, written primarily in Ruby, utilizing the Ruby on Rails framework, in addition to its lighter-weight companion framework, rails-api, to build small, independent services that compose a larger platform. They also make use of RabbitMQ for integrating services and handling workflow. For persistence, we use Postgres and MongoDB.
The team operates in an Agile environment no long drawn out - never ending product launches. The current technical stack as described above is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the business, with that in mind, we also offer dedicated time to experiment and to learn our client is looking for the best solution for the business.

Hands-on development, design, and testing of custom software
Work on a small team as a self-starter
Test at the unit, functional, and integration level
Working on legacy code as well as green field development
Provide on-call support as needed
Collaborate with various software, IT, and support teams including work with Subject Matter Expert(s) and/or Product Manager to gather requirements for new platform functionality
Decompose and coordinate tasks with Agile PM
Lead and mentor through example
Actively track new languages and technologies

Building servers in Ruby (Rails experience is not required, though helpful and likely you have it)
A strong software development background ideally working with agile practices
Proactive communication skills and ability to meet self established timelines for completing work products
Previous production experience architecting solutions that utilize MVC & SOA frameworks
Expertise developing with multiple distributed system styles, including: request/reply (e.g. REST or SOAP) and message based (queues or pub/sub)
Experience working within all aspects of an n-tiered architecture, e.g. comfortable coding views (templates), models, and comfortable working in a shell environment on remote servers
Experience as a technical lead of a small team
Be fully functional with HTML / CSS / JavaScript
Multiple in-production, reference able systems where you contributed significantly to the solution and implementation
To meet these typically means you have had 5-10+ years software development experience

Familiarity with:
Other object-oriented programming languages, e.g. Java, C#, Python, Scala, etc.
HTML / CSS / JavaScript
Distributed version control systems
Relational and non-relational databases

Interpersonal Skills:
Strong initiative and a proven track record of independently driving projects to completion
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills
Understand urgency, and when to apply it
Aptitude and desire for learning new concepts and procedures
CorSource Technology Group is one of the Pacific Northwest's largest locally-owned technical staffing and recruitment firms offering a full range of benefits including health, dental, and vision to its employees. We have a diverse client base offering contract and direct-hire positions at some of the most recognized companies in the world.
Our team would love to get to know you and find that perfect career fit. Please contact us for more details, and click above to apply.
Does this position sound interesting, but perhaps not for you? If you know of a friend or colleague that could be a match, your referral could be worth an attractive referral bonus.
Joe Hammond, Technical Recruiter , 503-726-4575

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CorSource Technology Group is the leading provider of strategic consulting, development services and technical staffing that businesses need...