Fullstack Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails

The Pegasus Agency - New York, NY

Full stack Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails

Application Developers

New York City

Be a vital part of the engineering team, to deliver mission critical software. You will work in a highly collaborative environment with product, PMO and QA and be a hands-on developer of software applications with Ruby on Rails, relational and non-relational databases, and Cloud Services.

Looking for a full-stack software engineer to design, enhance and implement new features and functionality in a vital, multi-tenant web application supporting hundreds of clinical trials. Our application is built with Ruby on Rails, uses a MySQL database and is hosted in AWS. Our front end uses HTML, CSS, jQuery, React, AJAX and BootStrap. As an engineer, you'll be challenged both to develop new features in response to market demand and improve the performance and scalability of the application to meet the rapidly growing user base.

As an Applications Engineer you will have the opportunity to work as an individual contributor on an Agile team of developers.

  • Design and enhance features for a large-scale service environment using OO principles with a focus on performance, scalability, quality and extensibility
  • Full stack development, including APIs, using Ruby on Rails
  • Embrace test-driven development with complete code coverage and continuous integration
  • Provide diagnostic support and fix bugs for service features
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures to ensure all software meets regulatory and company requirements
  • Work with Agile team members, particularly Software Quality Assurance and Product Management, to write clear, concise and comprehensive feature files
  • Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives
  • Share your knowledge and experience with a highly motivated and collaborative team in regards to code reviews, software designs as well as all other engineering and business aspects

Your Competencies:

  • Technical competency regarding feature design, enhancement and implementation within a single instance multi-tenant service environment
  • Ability to solve complex problems and provide solutions that can be applied optimally in a service environment
  • Strong cross team collaboration skills
  • Effective communication skills to relay technical information to various cross functional teams and clients
  • Effectively execute processes associated with the software development life cycle

Your Education & Experience:

  • Experience supporting an entire stack built with Rails
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and HTML/CSS
  • Experience with SQL optimization and database schema design (we use MySQL)
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience designing and writing unit tests, step definitions and scenarios to maintain a high level of code coverage and quality standards
  • Experience working with Agile methods such as Scrum preferred


Posted On: Tuesday, August 25, 2020



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