Software Engineer - Ruby and Rails

Software Engineer - Ruby and Rails

About us...
Chimp is a rapidly growing company located in downtown Vancouver. We make, an online platform for charitable donations which empowers corporations, individuals and groups to act on the human spirit of charity.

Join our team of innovative thinkers, computer wizards and waffle lovers as our new RoR guru!

About You...
You're a seasoned developer with a knack for designing simple solutions to complex problems. You can write Ruby, SQL, HTML and JavaScript in your sleep, and have a passion for building on current practices and addressing customer needs. With a mix of technical and soft skills, you thrive in a collaborative environment and know how to shift priorities on a dime. You're someone who's smart and gets things done.

The Gig...
Working as part of a team, you develop software solutions that help people make smarter charitable decisions.

Major Responsibilities...
Write, test and deploy code (primarily Ruby, SQL and JavaScript) that improves our product and platform
Assist with monitoring and operation of our production servers
Help our customer support team solve problems for customers
Work with our product team to generate ideas, provide estimates, build solutions, and measure and learn from results

The Need To Haves... (Skills & Requirements)
3+ years of experience as a software developer in web development
Experience with Ruby, Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and a RDBMS
Experience building and using web APIs
Understanding of HTTP and related protocols
Experience with MySQL or other SQL databases
Experience with Git/GitHub
Smart. Gets things done.

The Nice To Haves...
• Computer science degree or equivalent professional background
• Experience developing for mobile devices (responsive design, jQuery Mobile, iOS and/or Android development)
• DevOps experience
• GitHub profile, StackOverflow profile, development-related blog (please send links)

• Full-time, permanent (35 hours/week on average, flexible schedule)

Date Posted:
Jun 17, 2015 10:00 AM PDT

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Chimp is built on a simple idea -- to empower people's personal giving choices and to simplify the process. We offer an online charitable account that helps you manage your charitable giving with confidence. Chimp also supports a variety of online and social fundraising strategies, with innovative technology solutions for charities, companies, and groups. more