Ruby On Rails Developer- Remote/Hybrid - 38451-1A

Updated: Aug 12, 2022
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: OIT Student & Academic Srvcs

Job Opening ID: 38451
Reports To: Assistant Director, Executive Application Support
Working Title: Ruby on Rails Developer
Department: OIT Student & Academic Srvcs
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 007300
Job Location: Position is eligible for remote work up to 100% time
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary:
 
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for supporting the IT needs of UC Irvine faculty, students, and staff. Our mission is to provide information technology leadership, services, and innovative solutions to promote the research, education and community service goals of the University. Our team delivers innovative Ruby on Rails solutions for UC Irvine and the broader University of California system via Software as a Service delivery and other models. You’ll be working with a small Agile team building and scaling Ruby on Rails applications to support recruitment, appointment, merit review, promotion, and other Academic Personnel processes. The University of California is one of the largest public university systems in the country, comprising 10 campuses, a combined student body of 280,000 students, 227,000 faculty and staff, and 2.0 million alumni living and working around the world.
 
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, Executive Application Support, the Ruby on Rails Developer will develop and enhance large-scale web applications within a team-based project environment. Plan, design, code, test, deploy, and maintain web applications and supporting tools. Develop using Ruby on Rails, MySQL, XML, HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other technologies within an AWS environment using modern development techniques. Develop new enhancements, framework component upgrades, and automated test suite maintenance for applications running in a 24/7 load balanced production environment. Use revision control, issue tracking, code review, and other tools that facilitate team development activities. Manage application deployments for production releases. Participate in code reviews as reviewer and author. Offer development mentorship, guidance, and support for junior developers. Encourage best practices in software design, application security, and application performance.
 
Compensation Range:
 
Commensurate with experience
 
Department Website:
 
Required:
 
  • Minimum of three (3) years of web application development experience using a modern framework.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Ruby on Rails application development experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of MySQL, Postgres, or similar relational database experience.
  • Experience developing Javascript using a modern framework such as React, Vue.js, etc. Experience working directly with customers or end-users.
  • Experience developing code-driven automated tests such as unit, functional, and integration tests. Experience using Git version control system.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and launch secure Ruby on Rails applications.
  • Ability to develop Javascript UI components using React, Vue.js, or similar.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply object oriented principles such as SOLID to large codebases.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop code-driven automated tests such as unit, functional, or integration tests.
  • Intermediate knowledge of secure software development.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand customer needs and translate into user stories, acceptance criteria, and software design. Verifies delivered software meets customer needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with customers, team, and management.
  • Ability to provide clear, concise, and effective technical assistance to support and operations team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and incorporate open source or vendor tools/libraries that reduce maintenance or enable new functionality.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, and effective at working as part of an Agile / Scrum team.
  • Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to review code written by other developers and provide effective feedback;
  • Experience receiving code review feedback.
  • Ability to mentor and provide effective development guidance to other software developers.
  • Adhere to OIT’s cultural values: Collaboration, Respect, Trust, Transparency, Quality, Inclusiveness, Customer Centricity, and Learning and Growth.

 
Special Conditions
Must respond to system outages after-hours. May be required to work after-hours as needed.
Position is eligible for remote work up to 100% time.

 
Conditions of Employment
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].
 
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