Software Engineer @ Communication Service for the Deaf

Communication Service for the Deaf · Apr 10th 2018

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The Software Engineer assists with the creation and development of next generation web and mobile products that serve the Deaf and hard of hearing community, utilizing Ruby on Rails, Docker, and other development frameworks such as Phoenix and Ember.js. The Software Engineer participates in a collaborative and team-centered environment, is willing to learn and develop new skills, and shares an interest in developing products and services that benefit our organization and global community.

Essential Functions

  • Designs and develops web applications utilizing Ruby on Rails and/or Elixir/Phoenix frameworks
  • Collaborates with development team to determine which technologies and approaches are best suited to address product needs
  • Develop and maintain new features, improvements, and bug fixes for various products
  • Supports other Software Engineers by providing advice and assistance where needed
  • Writes clean, maintainable code using the best engineering practices in the industry today (unit testing, source control, continuous integration, automation, design patterns, etc.)
  • Works in an Agile-based environment
  • Participates in pull request reviews of peer code
  • Self-motivated participation of project tasks
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Three years of professional experience in web application development
  • Three years of professional experience in Ruby on Rails or Elixir development
  • Experience with operational support and production maintenance, including emphasis on security, performance and uptime
  • Ability to effectively communicate in American Sign Language (preferred)

CSD offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees. For a full list of benefits and perks, please visit the career page.

Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and drug free and tobacco free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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