Benefits Data Trust: Senior Software Developer – Take The Lead!

Posted by | January 4, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Philadelphia, PA


  • Competitive salary – commensurate with experience
  • Generous Benefits Package – including Health Care
About Us
Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a not-for-profit organization based in Philadelphia, PA.  We are committed to positively impacting the lives of low-income people by educating and applying individuals for public benefits they are eligible to receive.  Through our call center and direct-mail operation located in Center City, we have completed more than 200,000 applications on behalf of individuals eligible for public benefits. 
We are looking for an experienced senior Rails developer to join our organization and quickly assume a leadership role that will support the expansion of our custom software application and take us to the next level!   We are a team, we are committed, and we enjoy being part of an organization that makes a difference every day.
  • Immediately start to develop the strategic growth of the application in line with organizational goals
  • Gradually assume full responsibility for code base
  • Lead internal developer and oversee consultants
  • Communicate vision and strategize with business development
  • Establish maintenance and project priorities
  • Delegate / Manage work tickets
  • Plan for system upgrades and growth
  • Liaison to internal user feedback team
Required Experience/Skills:
  • Several years experience developing using Ruby on Rails
  • Experience designing, deploying and maintaining at least one web application
  • Developed competency with Javascript and CSS
  • Experience using a *nix shell
  • Familiarity with the following is a plus:    Rails runtime stack, Apache/Passenger, Nginx/Mongrel, memcached; Configuration tools such as Puppet or Chef; Extensive systems configurations in dynamic languages
  • Able to manage other developers and/or consultants
  • Strong communication skills and experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Motivated and self-directed
  • Mature interpersonal skills

To apply: Please send resume to – subject line: “Senior Developer”
NOTE: Must be US resident.

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