Senior Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

Blackbaud

Remote - US
What we are looking for: 

Blackbaud is looking for a Senior Ruby Full Stack Software Engineer to join our team on Blackbaud Award Management, a market-leading scholarship solution. You'll design, develop, test, deploy and maintain the solution! You will lead by example and be an agent of innovation while inspiring those around them. Working with their team to deliver high quality solutions via an agile development methodology and will work to iteratively improve solutions and development processes.

  

About the role: 

As a Full Stack Software Engineer, you will be joining our development teams to develop and enhance web-based applications, while working with some of the latest technologies in user interfaces, server architecture and cloud-based computing. Our relaxed work environment promotes paired programming, cross team collaboration, efficient communication, Scrum methodologies and TDD principles. 

  

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Design and develop software applications, project prototypes, proofs of concept & client demos 
  • Evaluate performance of critical application components and optimize them to assure maximum performance and scalability 
  • Assist in driving the development effort for End-to-End continuous integration and continuous delivery of high-quality solutions that conform to feature requirements 
  • Work closely with the product management, program management, and other team members to coordinate schedules, identify task assignments and provide progress updates at daily standup meetings 
  • Contribute to architecture design and code reviews for all key application functional components 
  • Provide critical thinking, technical innovation and attention to detail when serving as a trusted advisor and mentor to your team 
  

What we'll want you to have: 

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or possess equivalent work experience 
  • Preferred 3+ years experience with common business and web technologies required – Javascript, Ruby, Elixir, Angular. You can have experience in other languages as long as it is in several other languages.
  • Preferred 2+ years with datastore technologies required - Postgresql, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Redis, Memcached, S3, and GraphQL.
  • Preferred 2+ years of experience contributing in an Agile and TDD work environment  
  • Preferred 2+ years of experience building SAAS applications in the cloud (Azure/AWS/GCP) 
  • Experience working with Websockets, REST APIs, and asynchronous messaging technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about the success of the entire team
  • Excellent teamwork and independent decision-making skills
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