Web Developer with Ruby on Rails Experience

Gen Con LLCIT & Cybersecurity 6-8 Years

Company Information

100 S Capitol Ave , Indianapolis, IN 46225
Founded in 2002

Job Description

Job description
Each year, 70,000 gamers from all around the world attend Gen Con, the largest and longest-running annual event devoted to tabletop gaming culture in North America! The Gen Con development team builds the systems which support the event production team and those who attend the show. Our systems are continuously evolving and we are looking for web developers to work on the Gen Con's website in the following ways:

Collaborate with stakeholders, designers, and other developers to define technical requirements and estimate effort
Design and implement front-end and back-end functionality with quality, maintainable code
Write documentation, implement automated tests and contribute to manual testing plans
Maintain and address issues in website as they arise and are assigned
Contribute to design of overall system
Adhere to and help improve the team’s development processes and workflows
Participate in code reviews and contribute to establishing best practices for achieving and maintaining a quality system
Research new technologies and patterns to incorporate in the platform

This job is for contractors. Compensation is on an hourly or project basis.

This job is remote. You can work from anywhere you like.

Your Qualifications

Must have 5+ years of professional experience designing and building web applications as part of a team
Must have intimate knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
Must have experience with software development lifecycle practices and methodologies like Scrum and Agile
Must have 1+ years of professional experience working in Ruby on Rails
Must have 1+ years of professional experience working with SQL databases
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
Must be organized and detail oriented
Must be a self-starter, able to take initiative and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
Must have experience writing and maintaining automated tests and documentation for your work
Good to have experience with back-end web application frameworks
Good to have experience with front-end web application frameworks and/or React
Good to have experience with document-oriented / NoSQL databases like MongoDB
Nice to have experience developing mobile applications, particularly with frameworks like React Native
Nice to have skills and experience in DevOps and/or system administration

How to Apply

Send your resume and a cover letter addressing your area(s) of interest, and how you think your skills and experience match up with the job, to dev.jobs@gencon.com.

Applicants only, please. No recruiters or agencies.

Gen Con is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender presentation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are committed to hiring and cultivating a diverse team and inclusive environment.

Posted On

November 7, 2019