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Rails developer needed

Richard Y.
user 2278836
Venice, CA
Post #: 72
PHP team moving to Rails, looking for a Rails expert to lead the team into the new world.


Type: Permanent

Benefits: Telecommuting, Health care, Flexible hours, Laptop / computer

Herbalife’s iChange.com is a leader in applying a social media experience to health, nutrition and fitness. The site connects individuals with wellness coaches and support groups over iChange’s online and mobile tools.

This Web Developer position will collaborate proactively with functional analysts to translate business and integration requirements into configurable web application designs and solutions to help build and maintain the Herbalife iChange.com web site and related mobile applications.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
Create web applications using object oriented scripting language Ruby , relational database (Mysql, or Postgres) and other open source software like Redis and Elastic Search.
Implement web interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Build interactive web applications on mobile devices using HTML5 CSS3, iOS API, and Android API
Build report interfaces and custom data feeds
Integrate iChange.com with social media sites like RunKeeper, Facebook, Twitter
Integrate iChange.com with fitness tracking devices, heart rate monitors, and weight/body mass scales
Provide input into daily scrums (development meetings)

Required
Ability to learn and use new technologies quickly
Must exhibit extreme passion for building the future of the web
Must be a team player with positive attitude
Must be able to work in LAMP environment (preferably RUBY, might consider PHP or PYTHON)
Must be skilled with HTML and JavaScript
Must possess exceptional written and verbal communication
Ability to work in a fast-paced agile development environment
Keen eye for clean UI implementation and knowledge of website design best practices

Preferred:
Experience building web applications on mobile devices using HTML5, CSS3, IOS, or Android
Experience:

Required
Minimum 5 years web or mobile application development experience (Not sure how we wish to word this to be more flexible)
Should have experience in one of the following languages: PhP, Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Android or IOS programming
A minimum of 2 years as a development team leader at senior level
Preferred
Experience with Ruby on Rails
Experience with complex, multi-national application implementations
Experience building interactive web applications on mobile devices
Experience with Dev Ops, Chef, Knife
Education:

Required
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics or equivalent
Preferred
Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics or equivalent

Location

United States, Los ANgeles
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