Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer for Seeking Alpha (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine

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Seeking Alpha is the market leader for crowdsourced equity research in the USA. We employ 150+ people across its operations in New York, Israel and India.

The company is the premier website for actionable stock market opinion and analysis, and vibrant, intelligent finance discussion. Each month our crowdsource investment analysis draws an audience of 5.2MM+ monthly visitors to our real-time alerts products on email and mobile.

We handpick articles from the world’s top market blogs, money managers, financial experts and investment newsletters, publishing 500 unique article and news updates daily. The company gives a voice to over 5.5MM registered users, including 12,000+ contributors and individuals averaging 130,000+ comments a month, providing access to the nation’s savviest and inquisitive investors.

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Description

On behalf of Seeking Alpha, Ciklum is looking for Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer to join Kyiv team on full-time basis.

Responsibilities

  • Develop API for modern cross-platform responsible SPA from the ground up
  • Participate in design and planning discussions, contribute architecture ideas
  • Develop and test new user-facing features
  • Write highly scalable, reusable and testable code
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and performance
  • Collaborate with other team members

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Agile principles, open-source ecosystem, Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience in OOP and MVC design and development patterns. Good understanding of data structures and design patterns
  • 3+ years of back-end development experience in building large, complex, highly scalable web applications using Ruby on Rails framework
  • Solid understanding of Ruby syntax, its nuances and core concepts. Ability to write clean and readable code
  • Familiarity with concepts of RESTful
  • Experience building API’s, including authentication, cleanliness, and role-based access permissions
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MySQL, ElasticSearch, CouchBase, Redis, etc.)
  • Comfortable with source version control software (Git)
  • Knowledge and understanding of server-side architecture best practices
  • Deep understanding of the HTTP protocol and networking
  • Knowledge or experience with Cloud computing technologies and environments (Amazon Web Services)

Desirable

  • Experience working in a UNIX environment
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Familiarity with Angular/React/Vue or similar frontend frameworks
  • Having Github portfolio or link to open source work

What's in it for you

  • Development from scratch
  • Very close cooperation with client
  • Possibility to propose solutions at the project
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks.
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills