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Entry-Level Web Developer (Ruby on Rails)

Web Ascender
Full-time
Remote
United States
$60,000 - $65,000 USD yearly
Web Ascender is expanding its team and we’d love to have you join us. Our clients range from small businesses to high-profile national and international companies, so you’ll have plenty of variety in your projects.

You'll be working alongside our developers, designers, and marketers to help create beautiful and functional online systems for our various clients using Ruby on Rails, Javascript, and PostgreSQL. We work in small teams so you will definitely have an impact!

As an entry-level web developer you will be contributing code to real projects alongside our more experienced developers. You'll gain experience in both backend and frontend development technologies, as well as UI wireframing and database architecture.

Check out one of our featured rails projects:
http://www.webascender.com/Portfolio/SmartIce

Or read more about our other rails projects:
http://www.webascender.com/Services/Ruby-On-Rails-Development

We foster a work environment that is engaging and challenging, but we strongly believe in a sustainable work-life balance for all our employees. We are a remote-default company, with a physical office available for occasional team meetups and brainstorming sessions.

Requirements
You:
  • Have a passion for technology and creating things for the web
  • Have at least 1 year of experience with a major web development framework (Ruby on Rails, Laravel, Django, ASP.NET MVC)
  • Have at least a basic understanding of SQL database systems (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite)
  • Have a good understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Can point to examples of work or projects you’ve contributed to or created
  • Love solving problems
  • Have a thirst for learning
  • Have a collaborative spirit and can work well in a small team
  • Have excellent spoken and written English
  • Are a United States citizen
  • Live/work in the US Eastern or Central Time Zone
  • Have a Bachelor's (4-year) degree from a university, degree related to Computer Science a plus
Benefits
  • Remote-default, office available
  • Sustainable work-life balance
  • Small team and interesting projects
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Paid time off, plus holidays
  • Training allowance for courses, conferences, books, etc