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Ruby/Rails Developer

Reference
1806586
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Bloomington, MN, 55431, USA
Expiry Date
25/06/2018
Ruby/Rails Developer Description Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provid...

Job Description

Ruby/Rails Developer

Description

Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

The team - Online Proctoring

The Online Proctoring division is a small team of highly motivated developers and is looking for a passionate, curious and eager to learn developer to join our ranks. One of the first tasks on the job will be to help design, architect and start development on our next generation desktop application. This task will require a lot of collaboration across the team. We’re looking for someone who is a strong communicator and is willing to providing technical opinions about what technologies to use or how something should be implemented. As a developer you value simplicity and you understand the importance of writing clean and understandable code.

The Online Proctored team is a collaborative, entrepreneurial and high-energy team that operates like a startup within the larger company of Pearson, Inc. We’re looking for the right person to help us tackle our new project and some interesting problems:

1) Incorporating new and maturing AI technologies into our product 2) Moving to modern web technology (Angular 6, WebRTC) 3) Reliability and connectivity as we scale globally.

Job functions

  • Implement clean and scalable APIs and data models.
  • Perform prototyping, system analysis, development, and maintenance of systems
  • Work with our amazing QA as needed on automated testing.
  • Ensure code quality with the team (rspec, code reviews)
  • And, of course code!

Qualifications

Candidates will be expected to be responsible for all components of our platform and have the following experience.The most important thing we are looking for in this position is a willingness to jump in and learn!

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or combined relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 3 years of Ruby on Rails experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Ruby as a programming platform to develop multi-tier web-based applications
  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications and tools

Willingness to learn some or all of the technologies listed in this posting!

Current Tech Stack: Rails,Backbone/React/Streaming Media/Go/Redis/Electron

Experience with some or all of the following tools is considered a bonus:

  • Understanding of front-end technologies (JavaScript, HTML5) and at least one modern framework (Angular, AngularJS, React, Backbone)
  • Familiarity with Docker and Docker-machine environments
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure & CI/CD Experience
  • CI experience (Teamcity, jenkins)
  • Experience using agile development methodologies
  • Database/key-value store technologies (Redis, Mysql) experience
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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 25, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1806586

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.