I am representing a software development company based in NYC that is actively looking to hire experienced web developers and Rubyists for long term contracting or, preferably, full time positions.  this is an urgent need and my client is willing to pay to experienced & talented developers. If you are interested in working with an industry leader in new RoR product development contact me to inquire further!

Tom Hayes
Associate Director,  Information Technology
Klein Hersh International
Fax: 215-830-9216
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RoR developer
Client is currently looking for Ruby on Rails Developers to work on its next generation of web 2.0 products. This position is hands-on programming with a test-driven approach, as part of an agile team.

Responsibility Overview:
** Writes well-factored, extensible, elegant Ruby on Rails code with a test-driven approach
** Understands existing code and framework and best coding practices
** Works collaboratively as part of the development team with product managers, software engineers and architects, in an agile environment
** Reviews code periodically and refactors inefficient code
** Continually keeps up to date with best practices and newest developments in the Rails world by learning from web resources and from other team members

** 3+ years experience with Object Oriented analysis and design and MVC programming concepts, preferably in Ruby on Rails
** Experience with behavior-driven-development (BDD) or test-driven-development (TDD)
** Ability to write acceptance criteria for features in simple business language
** Experience with complex SQL queries and database performance issues
Other technologies required:
** MySQL, migrations
** Source control (Subversion)
** rSpec

** CSS/JavaScript
** Bachelors Degree in computer science or related field