Sr. Software Engineer
RightScale, Inc - Cocoa Beach, FL

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Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
· Actively participate in an agile software development life-cycle, decomposing requirements, documenting and discussing the design, estimation and implementation, being a strong communicator is imperative.
· You are going to have to be able to understand existing architectures and the associated technologies, having a solid computer science grounding with relevant experience is definitely a requirement.
· Design, implement and troubleshoot multi-layered, SOA structured, cloud-based software application in Ruby on Rails framework
· As part of the software development life-cycle, your expected contributions will be : requirement and risk/benefit analysis, effort estimation, acceptance testing, and implementation.
· Performance tuning and MySQL queries for massive, high-availability deployments.
· Proficiency in Unix-like environment for development, staging and deployment of software.
· Developer rapid prototypes and participate in pair programming.
· Demonstrate excellent customer service skills through all levels of communication
· Contribute to the knowledge base, Wiki and other RightScale resources to help build the best customer experience
· Ability to quickly triage problems, determine root cause and drive resolution
· Work closely with the team to ensure that all company and personal goals are met or exceeded.

The position requires a Technical Background and Experience that includes:
· B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
· 8+ years of hands-on software development experience #
· Experience with network programming
· Experience with API design (SOAP, REST)
· Experience with relational databases
· Experience with security technologies (SSL, Authentication)
· Experience with a scripting language (Perl, PHP, Ruby, Python)
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
· Experienced in model-view-controller web frameworks
· Must be comfortable developing for and on Linux environments

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience with Ruby
· Experience with Ruby-on-Rails.
· Familiarity with noSQL databases.
· Experience in designing & developing scalable, distributed, multi-threaded applications
· Prior experience with Amazon EC2/S3 or other cloud service providers is a plus

RightScale is a great place to work and we are looking for only the best.

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