Topic: Ruby on Rails Developer Needed @ Children of the Nations

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The Children of the Nations–USA Communications Dept. is seeking a seasoned RoR Programmer who wants to make a difference in orphaned and destitute children’s lives.

PLEASE only those with intermediate to advanced Ruby on Rails experience need apply, as this is a prerequisite. Although this is a full-time position, we will consider applicants only able to work half-time.

You will be responsible for new functionality, testing and integrating code contributed by freelancers and volunteers, as well as bug fixes and updates.

If you are looking for a way to use your God-given gifts and talents to benefit orphaned and destitute children in Africa and the Dominican Republic and join a movement of people making a difference in the world, JOIN US!


  • Integrating code contributed by freelancers and volunteers

  • Developing new application components as well as refactoring, spec'ing, and refining the current code base

  • Documenting and testing additions to the code base

  • Short frequent, iterative releases

  • Deploying releases to the server

  • Server administration

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Dedication to test driven development

  • Experience with RSpec desirable

  • Demonstrated Ruby on Rails experience

  • Experience with Linux command-line and server administration (Nginx preferred)

  • Relational database skills – MySQL, Rails-style structure

  • Experience with Git (GitHub) or other version-control system Desirable

  • Experience with Haml and Sass preferred

  • Experience with Mac OS X preferred

  • Strong web skills (construction, not design) – HTML/CSS/JavaScript