100% Remote Senior Ruby Developer in Kansas City, MO at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Work on designing/developing new and maintaining existing web applications in stacks built using Ruby on Rails and related technologies.
  • Work with an existing cross-functional team collaborating with business users, clients and other stakeholders to ensure continuous release of new features and capabilities that are important to users.
  • Develop, test and maintain applications built using Ruby and Ruby-on-Rails
  • Develop and maintain automated tests and maintain high test coverage
  • Integrate with CI/CD pipeline and strive for increased automation
  • Perform and facilitate peer code reviews and incorporate required code changes
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues discovered in production and take ownership of problems through resolution
  • Support project manager/scrum master in agile ceremonies, requirements development, SDLC documentation and other programmatic requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, users and stakeholders empathizing with their concerns and appropriately address them.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Minimum 6+ years' development and/or architecture experience, including 3+ years' hands-on and demonstrable experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience working in a collaborative, Scrum agile development environment
  • Sound understanding of TDD practices and tools such as RSpec or Cucumber
  • Sound understanding and expertise in both relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Knowledge and experience in JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, Vue, Angular, or React
  • Good understanding and experience developing and consuming RESTful services
  • Experience serving as lead developer or architect


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