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Position Title: Ruby on Rails developer
This position requires the incumbent to work in IT Services at UTL.
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
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
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate
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:
Email: [email protected]
Deadline Date: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011