The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation is an exciting news and journalism organization on a mission to democratize the news for the public benefit. To help support our mission and programs we are looking for a RUBY engineer who would embrace the opportunity to take a leadership role with our fast growing organization.
The position requires a professional who is adept at coming up with solutions when out of scope challenges arise, bootstrapping solutions, is a fantastic communicator, is team-oriented, and understands how to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
This is a long-term role with full time potential. Contract to start.
Design, develop, modify, and implement scale-able, robust applications
Advise on any technical issues and drive resolutions/solutions
Coordinate/lead code reviews while implementing high standards
Manage changes to project scope, proactively identify issues, and develop alternative solutions
Evaluate, research, recommend, and implement new technologies to ensure applications remain current
Significant experience in software development
3+ years of experience as a Full Stack Ruby Developer
Strong experience in an Agile development environment
Contributor to at least one Ruby Open Source project
Experience writing clean, efficient and well-engineered code
Knowledge in Mean Stack - Express.js, AngularJS (or Angular), and Node.js
Experience in creating reusable, scalable code
Experience in building web applications using modern frameworks like React or Angular
Experience in integrating front-end code with back-end technologies and 3rd party APIs
Hands on experience in developing dynamic web applications based on REST APIs
Ubuntu server admin experience
Good to have exposure to React Native (For M Mobile Apps), D3.js (Charts/Reports)
Hands on experience in Responsive Web Development
Experience working in cross-functional, highly collaborative Agile teams.
News and journalism experience is a plus, but not required