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Job# 28876 BH# 350729
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350729 - Back-End Developer

We're looking for an experienced Rails developer to join our eccentric team in Portland! In this mid-level position you will use Ruby on Rails and JavaScript to build out the backend of new applications and help maintain existing ones. The role will include contributing to and using Fae, our open-source CMS, crafting interactions with the database, working with APIs, writing tests and collaborating with frontend developers to build features. It’s not just your technical chops that will set you apart - you’ve gotta have interpersonal skills. Things like being an inspiration to your team and helping develop more junior developers, being humble and seeking input from others, keeping a relentless focus on what our clients need from us and delivering value to them, and great interpersonal communication skills. You will work closely with our project managers, technical writers, and other developers focused on building sites that are beautiful, performant, and maintainable. We highly value collaboration, communication and professional growth, and provide opportunities for these things as often as we can. We also value independence and critical thinking, and expect our employees to be able to manage their own schedules and responsibilities. Core skills Comprehensive knowledge of Ruby and Rails Solid JavaScript skills Comfortable working with various APIs Experience writing tests with Rspec, minitest and/or Capybara Experience using Git in a team setting "Luxury edition" communication skills ranging from an awesome sense of humor to an ability to clearly communicate complex technical issues to non-technical people Ability to take personal responsibility for your deadlines, code quality, and tasks Ability to communicate effectively & often Bonus skills PHP / Wordpress experience Advanced JS experience, including MVC frameworks and emerging trends You're a mover and shaker within the industry via conference appearances, social media, open source contributions / management, etc You pronounce gif with a hard "g" (or you can learn to)