Northwestern University: Systems Analyst/Programmer (Rails Developer)

Posted by | October 15, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Chicago, IL

Systems Analyst/Programmer (Rails Developer) at Northwestern
Who we are
We are a diverse team of developers at the Feinberg School of Medicine on
Northwestern University’s downtown campus. Our group builds software that
supports and enhances clinical research. We strive to create high-quality,
innovative software using Ruby on Rails and other technologies. We believe in:
collaboration, learning from our peers, using the right tool for the job, and
open source. We emphasize modern, agile software development practices
including BDD and continuous integration. Our projects are used by
hundreds of people across the university and help improve research on a daily
Some open source projects our group has released:
What we use
Ruby, Rails, jQuery, Compass.
RSpec, Cucumber, Hudson CI.
PostgreSQL, Apache, Passenger.
ActiveMQ, Resque, Redis.
Git, Redmine, Linux, OS X.
Who we are
looking for
Someone with:
* a passion for software development, learning, and exploring new technologies
* the desire to work on software that will make a difference
* a preference for working in small teams
* experience or interest in clinical research
* the ability to tackle diverse features (from UI to DB)
* familiarity with REST and how to build interconnected Rails apps
Please contact Peter Nyberg at with questions.

To apply: Northwestern University offers a comprehensive benefit plan, including tuition discounts. All resumes for these positions must be received through the electronic recruiting system. For consideration, please click on the link below. You will be directed to

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