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Location: Birmingham,Alabama

URL: www.insightcards.com

We’re looking to expand our team of expert Ruby developers in our Homewood, Alabama office. As a part of our agile team, you will be developing technologies on one of the world’s largest financial systems written in Ruby on Rails.
About the company:
   
    Insight Card Services is a leading provider of financial solutions for the millions of overlooked consumers who lack a traditional bank account. Insight provides consumers with a broad spectrum of products and services that address the reality of their financial lives.
   
    Headquartered in Homewood, Alabama, we are a leader in the prepaid card industry with a passion for delivering innovative financial services for our customers. We feature top-notch people, a fun and fast-paced work environment, and exciting opportunities! Insight is thriving and growing rapidly.
What you will do:
    Full-stack development in Ruby (1.8.7 – 1.9.3)
    Test-driven web development (primarily in Rails 2.3.3 and 3.X)   
    Legacy code refactoring
    Participate in an agile development methodology 
    Code reviews and pair programming
    Influence software design and architecture
   
About you:
    Are goal oriented and a self-starter who requires minimal supervision
    Possess a strong software design mentality with emphasis on OO and MVC
    Are able to communicate not only with the technical team but also with business stakeholders
    Are not afraid to experiment with new technologies
    Have experience creating and consuming web services and APIs (REST, SOAP)
    Are comfortable working with Ruby/Rails regardless of the version level
    Proficient in relational databases including MySQL
    Familiar with test frameworks including RSpec and Cucumber
    Could not live without use of your git repository
    Can hold your own on the front-end (jQuery, Javascript, CSS, SASS, HAML)
    Know what to do when optimization and tuning are needed   
    Have some experience with Linux systems administration (CentOS, Ubuntu)

To apply: dhazlewood@insightcards.com

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Location: Birmingham, AL

URL: http://insightcards.com

About the company:
Insight Card Services is a leading provider of financial solutions for the millions of overlooked consumers who lack a traditional bank account. Insight provides consumers with a broad spectrum of products and services that address the reality of their financial lives.
Headquartered in Homewood, Alabama, we are a leader in the prepaid card industry with a passion for delivering innovative financial services for our customers. We feature top-notch people, a fun and fast-paced work environment, and exciting career opportunities! Insight is thriving and growing rapidly.
Homewood features charming neighborhoods, unique architecture, a nationally recognized school system, diverse citizenry, a thriving business sector, and an amazing quality of life. A suburb of Birmingham, Homewood offers a temperate climate, attractive and affordable housing, and a vibrant arts community.
Job Description:
We are looking for talented software engineers with 5+ years of high-quality professional programming experience using the MVC model.  We desire strong team players who believe in collaboration and continual improvement.  You will be making individual contributions to our software stack as well as working in teams. Our system is a complex card issuing system which includes our core business intelligence, web services, operations dashboard, multi-role GUI, and reporting systems. Our development environment includes: Linux, Ruby on Rails, git, cucumber, MySQL, jQuery, Jasper, and more.  You will be working with some of the best Ruby developers in Alabama.  Insight is the largest financial application written in Ruby on Rails.  This is an excellent opportunity to apply Ruby on Rails in a mission-critical setting while working with world-class developers.
Benefits:
In return for your commitment to hard work and dedication to the job you will receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Relocation assistance is available; we think you will love moving to Birmingham.  In addition, we are currently offering a sign-on bonus of $10,000.  You will be setup with a speedy computer with dual displays and the operating environment of your choice. Insight emphasizes taking care of our team so employees can focus on what they do best. You will love all of the free food and beverages we provide including breakfast, catered lunch and dinner daily with snacks available throughout the day.
Requirements:
Insight prefers on-site employees.  Most of our code is written in Ruby on Rails, so we require knowledge and skills in this language or in a language utilizing highly similar MVC frameworks, for example: Java Spring, Java Tapestry, Grails, Perl Catalyst, CakePHP, Python Django, among many others. You must be eligible to work in the US.

To apply: Please email your current resume, brief summary, recent salary history and contact information to techjobs@insightcards.com.

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Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

URL: http://www.Click2Apply.net/jpp9ys5

Public Insight Data Specialist and Designer
Position located in St. Paul, MN or Oakland, CA
American
Public Media is looking to hire a Data Specialist and Designer who
brings to the table a perfect marriage of right brain creativity and
left brain analytics. We are looking for someone who is an explorer and
loves to take on new challenges, as we are perfecting a new type of
journalism, called Public Insight Journalism.TM Our mission
is to create a more relevant journalism of collaboration and community
engagement, which relies on a network of people-The Public Insight
Network. The network provides their insights, first-hand knowledge,
experiences and expertise to news organizations around the country,
including regional public radio and television stations, online and
print media, and national radio shows like Marketplace. We are looking
for innovative, solution-oriented, hard-working, and insightful problem
solvers to expand our existing library of videos, maps, diagrams, data
visualizations, serious games and animations for print, websites and
mobile devices.  Sound like fun?  Then read on.

Job Requirements

Our ideal candidate will exhibit the following key skills:
  • 6+
    years using and working with data sets and data visualization tools to
    provide qualitative and quantitative information in a website
    environment.
  • A fascination with human behavior and motivations and be able to share your brilliant insights to journalists
  • Experience working under pressure, while maintaining a cool demeanor
  • Excellent understanding of technical processes and be able to teach your processes to those who aren’t as technically savvy.
  • This
    exciting role will also require a skill set rich with Graphic User
    Interface (GUI) design, Information Design, User Experience Design
    (UXD), Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Ajax, CSS and HTML experience. 
Additional “nice to have’s”:
  • Familiarity with content management systems
  • Advanced skills with design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Flash etc.)
  • Experience in R or other analysis and graphics tools, such as protoviz, Flare, GGplot , Tableau or Reshape.
  • Experience creating APIs
  • Fluent
    in Microsoft office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Power Point,
    etc.); familiarity project management and collaboration tools such as
    Google docs, Basecamp, Confluence, MFST Project a plus.
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, or other graphics and photo editing applications
  • Knowledge
    of site analytics tools including Google Analytics, Omniture;
    experience with web trends and social networking tools and sites (FB,
    Twitter, TweetDeck, …)
  • Bilingual
 
What makes American Public Media unique?:
  • American
    Public Media, is home to programs such as A Prairie Home Companion®,
    Speaking of Faith® and Marketplace,® and reaches more than 16 million
    listeners weekly
  • We thrive on different personalities, whether it is our dynamic hosts, or valued employees
  • We
    eat, sleep and breathe diversity and creativity-it’s who we are and
    ensures we are reaching all segments of our society in an unbiased
    manner
  • Our unique programs give you the opportunity to challenge yourself to do inspired work
  • We
    crave fantastically creative work, and with that comes competitive
    benefits and pay, along with an encouraging environment for learning and
    advancement
 
To join our dynamic team of industry-leading talent, apply online at:
Indicate position #165-11, Public Insight Data Specialist and Designer.
 
American Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We encourage candidates with a diversity of life experiences to apply.
 
Enrich your mind. Build your community. Expand your career.

To apply: Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/jpp9ys5

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