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Looking for a full-time Ruby Developer (Job Opportunity)...

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Position Title: ACCESS 4-H Developer

Division/Office/Unit: ACCESS 4-H

Type of Position: Full-time Temporary Contracted Position

Salary Offer Range: Negotiable/Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found

Job Summary:

Seeking full-time remote Rails developer for a four-month Project. The developer will join a team responsible for over 15k lines of Ruby on Rails code running a national, data-driven website. The site has multiple audiences, including the general public, hundreds of regional staffers, and HQ administrators. The engineering team is small and geographically distributed, so self-motivation and a solid work ethic are essential. For more info on the application visit­

Candidates must have at least two years of solid experience with Ruby on Rails and must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

• Model-View-Controller architecture
• Resource-oriented controller design
• RESTful API design
• Test-driven development with RSpec
• Behavior-driven development with Cucumber
• Standards-based HTML and CSS
• JQuery and AJAX for Rails
• Git for source code management
• Agile team processes, including story-driven development, scrum, and sprints
• Database normalization and schema design
• Optimizing performance of relational database queries
• Optimizing bottlenecks in Rails code
• Custom SQL queries in ActiveRecord
• Agile development process
• Lighthouse, Pivotal or other similar ticket/story tracking applications
• GitHub Code Repository

This listing is for individual contractors only. Please do not reply if you are a recruiter. U.S. residents only. Candidates must pass a criminal record background check and credit check as they will be working with sensitive data and a system component which handles financial transaction.

Email cover letter and resume to:
National 4-H Council
Attn: Ki Augusto


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