Ruby on Rails developer
This position requires the incumbent to work in IT Services at University of
Toronto Libraries. Working in a small team, under direction of the Director
of the Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries, the
incumbent will be responsible for adding service features specific to the
UofT community to our newest service, Focus, which is an Expert Finder
application that supports the promotion of faculty research. Building on the
BibApp open-source framework, the incumbent will add features enabling
customization of Focus and its integration with other services, including a
custom authentication system.
Education: University degree in Computer Science or acceptable equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Minimum 3 years experience with programming in Ruby on Rails. Solid and
demonstrated experience using open-source programming libraries, relational
database systems, and the development of database driven websites. Must be
highly knowledgeable in Ruby, Ruby Gems, MySQL/SQL, and general application
security. Excellent knowledge of open source web-based database-driven
application development and Web 2.0 tools. Familiarity is required with LDAP
and Pubcookie. Technical writing and documentation skills.
Other: Demonstrated interpersonal skills under pressure. Ability to work
within tight timelines. Demonstrated good organizational and time management
skills. Strong user-based orientation. Ability to exercise good judgment,
discretion and tact. Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently
and as part of a team. Ability to communicate effectively and accurately
both orally and in writing. Ability to communicate complex technical ideas
verbally and in written form to IT staff and management. Demonstrated good
work performance and attendance record.
ITS, University of Toronto Libraries
Compensation Type: per Hour
Position Duration: Temporary - 3 months
Evenings and weekend hours not required.
Applicants will be asked to complete a small test, supply 3 references, code
and writing samples.
Resume and covering letter
How to apply:
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Deadline Date: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011