Geoforce Inc: Ruby Developer

Posted by | November 11, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Lewisville, TX


Geoforce, Inc. is looking to hire a Ruby developer to join our team.  Our company, headquartered in Lewisville, TX, is a small, rapidly growing, and profitable start-up which specializes in providing asset visibility to the oil and gas industry by combining information from  GPS, RFID and other wireless devices into a Rails based, SaaS  offering. If you are looking to join a small, exciting and fast paced  start-up environment, enjoy solving interesting problems, and love to delight customers, then keep reading.
Job Functions:
  • Work in a team environment to write and maintain Ruby-on-Rails code for the Geoforce Application.
  • Modify existing application to continually scale to greater transactional volumes.
  • Provide a role in the extension and implementation of the Geoforce API.
  • Extend application to meet new functionality requirements as needed by customers and evolving business strategies.
  • Perform application performance analysis.
  • Provide level-of-effort and level-of-risk estimates to management  for new projects and feature requests.
  • Provide infrequent, “Tier III” support for customer issues.
Technical Requirements:
  • At least 3 years experience with Ruby and Rails.
  • Demonstrable experience creating Rails based systems for high  performance and scalability.
  • Experience with tuning and administering Postgresql databases.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Knowledge of Javascript.
Nice to Have:
  • Experience with cutting-edge Ruby technologies a plus: we use  Resque, Redis, EventMachine, Rack, Chef.
  • Experience working within TDD or BDD environments.
  • Experience coding to LDAP or SAML interfaces.
  • Experience with GIS and mapping systems.
  • Experience with Cellular, Satellite or RFID based hardware.
  • Experience with Mobile Device Development (iPhone, Android).
  • Experience in the Energy Industry.
Direct Candidate inquiries only. Please no Recruiters.

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