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Ruby on Rails Engineer

Creative | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

New Signature seeks a Ruby on Rails Engineer to join our team of experts.  As a member of New Signature's award-winning creative division you will work collaboratively with New Signature's clients to build their Internet presence and develop our own commercial and open source apps.  Our approach is to blend robust functionality with practical usability to create an exceptional user experience.  We constantly push the envelope with new discoveries and innovations in the world of rich Internet application development. 

About New Signature

We like to introduce New Signature not by discussing what we can do, but by discussing our culture and what drives us.  Providing great customer service is what gets us out of bed in the morning.  We use this passion to provide services and build websites that use technology creatively, are beautifully designed, have a positive social impact, and are always backed by passionate, friendly support.  You can browse some of our recent work here.

New Signature combines strategic thinking, distinctive design, and emerging technologies to create and deliver innovative websites that consistently break new ground.  We blend stunning visual design, practical usability, and robust functionality to create compelling websites that engage visitors and provide an exceptional user experience.  New Signature designed websites have won top honors at the Webby Awards, W3 Awards, Communicator Awards, Interactive Media Awards, Web Marketing Association Web Awards, and Davey Awards. 

New Signature’s success is driven by our values and we were honored to receive the 2010 National Capital Business Ethics Award.  In 2011, New Signature was ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies and ranked by CRN on the Next-Gen 250 list of best small, innovative and nimble business and technology integrators and on the Fast Growth 50 Up and Coming list of fastest growing solution providers in North America.

We are looking for an expert who has the following skills:

  • Object-oriented programming expertise.
  • Expert in leveraging Ruby on Rails web framework to build robust applications on the Heroku platform as a service.
  • Ability to work with a QA group to test, debug, deploy applications in development and production-class environments.
  • Versed in website and network security principles and best practices.

Specifically, New Signature seeks qualified professionals who:

  • are smart and intellectually curious,
  • enjoy providing the highest level of customer service,
  • seek a challenging work experience,
  • want to learn and gain greater expertise in their field,
  • enjoy working at a growth company with lots of advancement opportunities,
  • can work hard while having fun, and
  • act in an honest and ethical manner.

BA/ BS degree or equivalent desired.
High school diploma or GED required.

Compensation and Benefits
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including 2 weeks vacation; sick/personal leave; medical, visiion, and dental insurance; life insurance; 401k; flexible spending account,  short and long term disability insurance; advancement opportunities; dedicated time for education and training; and a fun and exciting office environment.

U.S. Employment Eligibility
New Signature requires the candidate to prove eligibility to work in the United States within three days of being employed.