Developer, Ruby on Rails

Jigsaw Academy , bangalore · · Full-time employment · Programming

Head Office: Indiranagar, Bangalore

Position: Full -Time

Eligibility: BE/B.Tech, MCA, ME/M.Tech, MS, MSc

Relevant years of experience: 4-6 years


Key Responsibilities:

Jigsaw uses an open source e-learning management system, Canvas, to provide e-learning to her students. We have heavily customized this open source LMS to make it user-friendly, high performing and have world-class features for making the product a one of its kind. Effort is to improve the product continuously. The employee’s key responsibilities are:

  • Understand the objectives and future aspirations for the product.
  • Break down business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Understand the existing architecture and propose improvements where possible
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient and reusable code.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities related to e-learning.
  • Provide IT support for the LMS as needed. Create and maintain software documentation.

Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in ruby on rails framework
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns in ROR framework
  • Knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
  • Experience with both external and embedded databases
  • Knowledge about integration with third party applications using SAML, oAuth and Rest APIs
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Basic understanding of nginx server, its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Past work on any learning management system will be a bonus, more so if it is Canvas.

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