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Re: [indyrb] Fwd: We have a RoR job opening [PGP Corp]

From: Frank M.
Sent on: Friday, February 19, 2010 11:38 AM
That cracks me up. Five years experience with ROR. Release 1.0 was December 13, 2005, so the pool of people using rails for 5 years or more is a very small number.


On Feb 19, 2010, at 11:11 AM, David Jones wrote:

This was sent to a private list I'm on, but I thought I should forward it on to the talented rubyists I know.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Denise Howard <[address removed]>
Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 5:13 PM
Subject: We have a RoR job opening
To: [address removed]

My company is looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer.  Job spec below.  If you're interested, please send me your resume and I'll forward it to my manager (the hiring manager).  (Don't fret about the "5 years of Ruby on Rails development" part--I've pointed out that that's a little much to expect!)

Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

PGP is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to play a critical role in the continuing development, enhancements and support of a complex license and entitlement management home grown application coded in Ruby on Rails platform running on Oracle database. It is a critical application expected to run 24/7 and accessed by all PGP customers to download and manage their entitled products. The developer will be responsible for architecting, maintaining and formulating  business requirements in this application. 

Candidate must posses strong coding skills in Ruby based systems balanced with a strong understanding of business requirements preferably of the software industry or similar business where license and entitlements require management and configuration of client and server application seats.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understand client needs and manage day-to-day communication and issue resolution among all project stakeholders in a professional and positive manner.
  • Implement enhancements based on business requirements.
  • Manage release cycles effectively.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • At least 5 years of Ruby on Rails development and architecture experience
  • Memcached and other services supporting Rails
  • Central in the development of 2+ ROR production systems with at least one public facing site.
  • Applies OOD and Design Patterns to software design & problem solving
  • Tackled clustering/caching, threading and performance issues
  • Worked in a fast paced agile environment with continuous integration, unit/integration/load/performance testing
  • RDBMS experience including schema design and content modeling
  • Strong command of web standards and best practices
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Git or similar for version control
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Web Services Standards (SOAP, REST XML,etc.)

Denise Howard
Sr. Software Engineer, Business Applications

PGP Corporation
200 Jefferson Dr.
Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA

Tel: [masked]
Mobile: [masked]
[address removed]

PGP Fingerprint:
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