Software Developer (Ruby on Rails)
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
July 21, 2016
Reference:
16000T1P
The Oracle Social Cloud team is looking for a talented and motivated software engineer to join our tight-knit group of world-class product professionals. You will work with smart people on complex social media problems at scale in an affirming, casual environment.

Level up your skills by working with seasoned software development professionals. Hone your craft under the guidance of patient mentors that want to see you succeed.

Don't think you're cut out for a Fortune 100 'corporate' environment? Think again! Most of the team you'll be working with came from small startups that were acquired by Oracle to jump-start its Social Cloud offerings. We enjoy the best of both worlds: the stability and perks of a tech juggernaut, plus the dynamic, fast-paced environment of a startup.

Ruby on Rails is our framework of choice, but we're interested in anyone with solid full-stack, object-oriented web development experience. Our engineers come from a variety of backgrounds including Ruby, Java, C , .NET, PHP, and Python.

Relocation packages are available to those willing to join us in Austin, TX, which is consistently ranked at or near the top of best cities for tech jobs in the world.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (what you have to have) - 3 years full-stack web development experience
- 3 years experience with a relational database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, OracleDB, etc)
- 3 years Javascript experience
- 3 years experience with HTML & CSS
- Experience with version control systems (Git, Subversion, etc)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (you get bonus points for these) - Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field
- 2 years experience with a modern, object-oriented MVC backend framework
- Familiarity with package managers (RubyGems, Composer, pip, etc)
- Experience with Ruby
- Familiarity with Ruby on Rails
- Experience with one or more Javascript MVC frameworks (e.g., React Flux, Backbone.js, etc)
- Experience with one or more backend test frameworks (e.g., Rspec)
- Experience with SASS or LESS CSS preprocessors
- Familiarity with search platforms (e.g., Solr)
- Familiarity with in-memory data stores (e.g., Redis)
- Familiarity with Javascript test frameworks (e.g., Jasmine, Jest, etc)
- Familiarity with acceptance test frameworks (e.g., Capybara)
- Familiarity with DevOps problems at scale
- Familiarity with virtualized and/or containerized environments (e.g., Vagrant or Docker)
- Familiarity with Test Driven Development (TDD)

ABOUT US Oracle Social Relationship Management (SRM) is the industry's first unified social platform that delivers a seamless experience across listening, engagement, content creation, community management, paid media and the all-important analysis of a company's social media efforts. By integrating two of Oracle's powerful social products - Social Marketing (SM) and Social Engagement & Monitoring (SE&M) - Oracle delivers a unified, complete and integrated social business solution.

The Oracle SRM team provides our engineers with generous compensation, superior equipment like sit/stand desks, Herman Miller chairs, and MacBook Pros. You can make food and beverage requests for our stocked kitchen, and we enjoy a weekly catered breakfast and lunch. When you need a break from working, we have lounge and recreation options including ping pong, a pool table, a hiking trail, beanbags, and a couch.
Qualifications:
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will apply basic to intermediate knowledge of software architecture to perform software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications or operating systems according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and occasionally suggest improvements to the architecture.

Duties and tasks are standard with some variation; displays understanding of roles, processes and procedures. Performs moderately complex problem solving with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and processes. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 1 year of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
A little about us:
Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud.

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