Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails
GXS - Gaithersburg, MD

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Job Description:
Connect to GXS and Connect to the World!
With more than 2800 employees and operations in 20
different countries, GXS offers endless opportunities to
learn, grow and succeed with one of the nation’s
fastest-growing private companies. Bring us your talent,
energy and drive and become a star player on our winning
team!
GXS is seeking a Software Engineer, to develop
applications using Ruby on Rails. Join a agile scrum
team building a Ruby on Rails application to solve
customers' enterprise community management problems.
Small iterations, daily stand-up meetings and lots of
automation help us deliver value to our customers in
six- to eight-week release cycles. Flexibility in
commute schedules and the ability to work from home on
occasion are an option.
GXS’s Active Community product is the leader in
enterprise community management. This Software as a
Service (SaaS) product optimizes supplier relationships
through a powerful collaboration platform that includes
master data management, robust communications tools, and
automated business-to-business processes. Industry
leaders use Active Community to realize the full
potential of their extended enterprise through
activities such as trading partner on-boarding,
operational compliance, continuous performance
improvement, and issue management.
We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic Ruby on Rails
Engineer to design, prototype, and develop our
innovative collaborative platform. This position
requires a balance of knowledge, ingenuity and the
ability to solve problems outside of the candidate’s
core area of expertise. Researching, troubleshooting and
prototyping are key tools required for success.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work in a fast-paced, agile team to rapidly deliver
new capabilities to our customers.
  • Design, prototype, and develop solutions for the
product using Ruby on Rails.
  • Build intuitive and easy-to-use Web-based user
interfaces.
  • Relentlessly unit test your code to ensure the
highest quality experience for our customers.
  • Research and suggest implementation of new
technologies.
  • Continuously learn to better yourself, the product
and the collective knowledge of the team.

Experience:
  • 2+ years professional experience with Ruby on Rails
required (Experience delivering a commercial product
or major internal system is strongly preferred).
  • Strong Web user interface development experience
using HTML, CSS and JavaScript is preferred.
  • 5+ years professional software development
experience.

Knowledge:
  • Must have 2 years of Ruby on Rails expereince
  • Apache
  • PostgreSQL
  • REST/SOAP Web Services
  • Agile development methodologies
  • XML and XSL transformations (XSLT)
Education:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
preferred.
GXS life in Gaithersburg
Join our Gaithersburg, MD office conveniently located
directly off I-270 and within walking distance of the
many amenities of the Rio Center including great shops,
restaurants, a movie theatre, and great walking paths
along the lake. We offer an onsite Fitness Center at no
cost as well as free parking in our gorgeous new
building.
GXS is a leading B2B integration services provider and
operates the world’s largest integration cloud, GXS
Trading Grid®. We help our customers extend their
partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage
electronic payments and improve supply chain visibility.
Servicing more than 550,000 businesses, including
two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and 22 of the top 25
supply chains, we are valued as the world’s #1 B2B
Integration Services Company and recently named to the
Inc. 5000.

To Learn More:
www.gxs.com
www.linkedin.com/company/gxs
www.twitter.com/gxs
Req. Code : 2232
Organizational Unit : SDPD
% of Travel Required : 0-20%
Shift/Hours : First Shift (Day)

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