Ruby on Rails Engineer at Cypress Group

Boston, MA 02116

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About the Job

Our client in the Mobile Advertising space is looking to hire a Ruby on Rails Developer. The company has 75 full time employees and each team is about 3-5 people.  They are located close to South Station and looking to hire right away.  Skills for the position range form ROR, Scalability and Python to HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript.  

Software Engineer:


  • Develop for all aspects of the front-end and back-end web application technology stack with a strong interest in back-end application development.
  • Developing and enhancing testable, robust web and mobile web applications.
  • Write and review code with an eye for quality, efficiency, and stability.
  • Write clear documentation wherever necessary.
  • Work with QA to facilitate testing.


  • Expertise in back-end/full stack development, with Ruby expertise desirable.
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Familiarity with Unix-based systems and terminal commands, esp. MacOS/X, Linux, Ubuntu or Debian.
  • Experience developing responsive web pages for mobile, tablet, and desktop.
  • Experience developing for multiple browsers on a variety of platforms.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership, while contributing to team well-being.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Desirable Experience

  • Ruby/Rails
  • Go(lang) / Node.js
  • JavaScript web application frameworks, esp. backbone.js and underscore.js
  • Middleman
  • Haml, Sass, Compass, Bourbon
  • Test-driven development, esp. using Jasmine and/or RSpec
  • APIs, REST and Service Oriented Architectures
  • Agile methodologies
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