OpinionLab Inc.: Senior Software Engineer

Posted by | January 16, 2012 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Highland Park IL

URL: www.opinionlab.com

OpinionLab is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer with strong Ruby
skills to join our Highland Park, IL based Product Development team.
 
OpinionLab is the global leader in Voice of Customer (VoC) feedback
innovation, serving a prestigious client list that includes nearly half of
Fortune 50 organizations such as Wal-Mart, Bank of America, Ford Motor Company,
and many more. With real-time listening solutions for every brand touch point,
this pioneering VoC platform invites consumers to share input in their own
words, at anytime, from anywhere, helping organizations collect, understand,
and leverage both structured and unstructured customer data. For over a decade,
hundreds of the world’s leading brands have looked to the familiar [+] feedback
symbol to better acquire, engage, and retain customers through an approach so
streamlined it’s groundbreaking: listen always, listen everywhere. The result
is actionable customer insight that sparks foundational improvement to
companies’ products, people, and brands. For more information, visit www.opinionlab.com
As part of our Product Development organization, you will play
a critical role in the architecture, design, development, testing, and on-going
maintenance of OpinionLab’s web-based applications and services. You will be part
of high visibility agile development teams empowered to deliver high-quality,
innovative, and market leading voice-of-customer data acquisition and consumer intelligence
solutions. To
join our team, you must embrace and thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented,
agile environment that focuses on delighting our customers via high-quality and
timely software delivery.
 
Key
Responsibilities include:
·        
Design, development & testing of Ruby-based apps,
services,  and mobile integration platforms
·        
Enhancements to and on-going maintenance of the existing
Ruby platform and tools
·        
Participation on and senior-level contributions to one or
more agile development teams
·        
Investigation, integration, and deployment of new and
innovative open-source technologies and frameworks as appropriate
·        
Key contributor, promoter, and steward of future technical
architectures and technology platforms
 
Desired
Skills & Experience:
 ·        
5+ years of B2B/B2C software design and development,
preferably within an agile environment
·        
2+ years of focused Ruby and Ruby on Rails development
·        
Hands-on design and development of web service APIs in a
B2B/B2C environment is desired
·        
Experience with SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB)
database integration
·        
Must have strong working knowledge of git and common software
version control methodologies
·        
Proficiency in Unix/Linux environments is required
·        
Exposure to test/behavior driven development using RSpec and
Cucumber strongly desired
·        
Hands-on experience with front-end web design and
development using JavaScript, CSS3, HTML 5 and other technologies a plus
·        
Prior use of programming languages such as Python, Java, and
C++ desired but not required
·        
Prior experience with mobile and HTML5 standard location
based services and APIs is desired
 
Compensation & Benefits:
 ·        
Competitive salary
commensurate with skills, education & experience
·        
Generous
benefits include medical, dental, life and disability insurances, paid
holidays, vacation and sick days, 401K with employer match, & FSA plan.
·        
Casual workplace
environment
 

To apply: Please send a resume to careers@opinionlab.com

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