Senior Ruby on Rails Software Engineer & Manager
Wall-to-Wall Studios - Pittsburgh, PA

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Wall-to-Wall Studios (W|W) is looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails software engineer / web developer to fill an immediate position in the Pittsburgh office. This individual should possess expertise with Rails and experience leading a development team. Among the wide gamut of web-based projects on our docket, we also maintain a CMS built in-house and tailored to our clients° needs. Our technology stack includes MySQL, Git, jQuery, OS X, Linux, Ruby, Rails and AWS / EC2 / Puppet.

This is a position in which self-starters and people passionate about the Web will thrive. Wall-to-Wall Studios is a multidisciplinary strategic creative and branding firm. Founded in 1992, we are a full-service agency headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a second office in Honolulu, Hawaii. Our work spans many verticals, and we like it that way.

We have experience representing the full emotional and aesthetic spectrum. Our clients are diverse - big, small and in between; local, regional and national. Responsibilities: Develop high-quality Web applications while improving and maintaining an existing MVC code base in Ruby on Rails Develop high-quality Web software in a collaborative environment with a team of talented designers Lead the development team, guiding process, protocol and innovation The ideal candidate will: Be well-versed in object-oriented programming and have intermediate- to expert-level skills in Ruby Not be afraid to write SQL queries Care about building well-designed, user-centric software Excel in an open, fast-paced work environment Loves to write tests to maintain a codebase while working with a development Have experience creating applications in Ruby and want to learn Have a GitHub account for us to review (please put the link in your resume) Keep themselves up to date on the newest trends, tools, and languages Understands the value of open source software and not afraid to contribute Have a grasp on front-end coding trends as we are aggressively growing our emphasis on support for mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.) and deploying Responsive Design solutions for virtually all projects. Be a strong communicator with demonstrated leadership skills Experience in the following a plus: Ruby on Rails Sass and CoffeeScript Mastery of a Javascript framework (jQuery, Backbone, Ember, etc.) MySQL Apache, Nginx Git, Github Linux system administration Understand the necessity to write good tests Front-end development trends, including responsive design Perks include: A top-of-the-line development setup Great learning and collaborative environment Diverse range of clients and assignments Benefits including medical, dental and vision Craft root beer on tap We°re always interested in meeting creative, smart, talented, dedicated team players with a sense of humor.

(Hey... maybe that°s you.) Show us what you°re made of. Good luck. This is a full-time position based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Remote candidates are not being considered. Wall-to-Wall Studios, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer Principals only. Recruiters, please don°t contact this job poster.