Job Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a Ruby Developer for a contract position in Richfield, MN. Opportunity will be six months with a strong chance for a long-term extension.
Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Software and API Development and Design
Working in Simi-Paired Programming Environment
Unit testing and QA
Deployments / Releases of own tools
Work with infrastructure provisioning tools such as Chef, Vagrant, Kitchen, and Fog.
Learning and keeping up with latest trends in automation patterns and practices.
Heads down doing developing and design.
Collaboratively working with, reporting to, and taking direction from current Sr. Ruby Developer
Status update meetings

Experienced Ruby Ninja – Writing ruby without the need of Rails or ActiveSupport dependencies.
7+ Years Professional Ruby Developer Experience or Equivalent Development Experience.
Strong Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
Strong Knowledge of MVC Architectural Patterns.
Strong Knowledge of working with and creating web services.
Strong Knowledge of Client / Server Communications
Strong Knowledge of Concurrent and Parallel programing concepts.
Experience with Automating one or more of the following: OpenStack, Openshift, AWS, or other Cloud Providers
Understanding of Deployment Automation concepts and patterns
Continuous Integration concepts and patterns

Frontend Development with AngularJS and TypeScript (Bonus)
Experience with Fog gem (Bonus)
Experience with Message Queuing Technologies – (Bonus)
Chef or Puppet (Bonus)
Ability to Listen
Ability to offer ideas on technical direction
Team Player
Desire to contribute to overall direction of project
Is self-directed and has shared collective ownership for design decisions
Uses the best tools for the job, be those open source or otherwise
Comfortable in a simi-paired programming environment
Strongly favors TDD and BDD development methodologies
Up to date with current tools and techniques
Comfortable working in an agile environment
Handle working in a fast paced environment

If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application!

Providing consulting opportunities to TALENTed people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. Let’s talk!

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