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Software Development

Posted

2013-08-01 21:16

Description

Squaremouth needs an experienced Rails developer to improve the fastest growing travel insurance comparison site in the USA.

The candidate can work remotely or from either of our offices in Fort Wayne, IN or St Petersburg, FL

Squaremouth’s applications are written using the Ruby on Rails web framework. Candidates will write Ruby code and incorporate dynamic behavior with JavaScript as appropriate. As with any web application, they’ll need to build HTML/CSS and integrate with backend databases.

Every person, including the CIO, spends time troubleshooting bugs, reviewing other people's code, supporting servers while on-call, and deploying updates to production. This allows all of our developers the opportunity to understand our complete stack from beginning to end.

The Squaremouth team promotes a collaborative environment using industry best practices such as daily standup meetings, code reviews and pair programming. Peer critiques and constructive criticism allows the development team to grow and learn at a fast pace.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Writing Ruby, JavaScript, MySQL and CSS to add new functionality to our application
  • Using Test Driven Development to validate the functionality of the code you write
  • Participating in code reviews and providing feedback to other members of the team
  • Mentoring our other developers on coding best practices
  • Making presentations to the team on work completed, new technologies, or code ideas
  • Receiving coaching and training from our other developers
  • Autonomously lead larger projects to improve our website and administrative backend

Requirements

  • Ability to work independently, arranging your work to meet deadlines
  • Experience with a web application programming language (Ruby on Rails experience not required)
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems
  • Energetic, positive attitude
  • Ability to work within a team, collaborate on projects and share responsibility

Bonus Skills

  • Experience building web applications using Ruby
  • Comfortable using a Mac/Linux terminal
  • Spent time managing Linux-based web servers
  • Contributed to open source software

Benefits

  • Remote or office based
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Generous quarterly revenue share
  • Full medical
  • 401k match
  • Paid parking
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Mandatory birthdays off with a $200 beer bonus
  • All-expenses-paid technical conferences
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Anywhere*

Location

Remote or Office Based (IN and FL)

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