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Robert Half International Principal Software Developer in CHICAGO, Illinois


Robert Half Technology has a Principal Ruby Software Engineer position for you. To thrive in this position, you will need to effectively create new platforms and uphold current systems. The full-time Principal Ruby Software Engineer opportunity is located in Chicago, Illinois.

What you get to do every day

  • Lead junior and senior developers

  • Promote top programming practices and standards

  • Create high quality production-ready code in an agile environment

  • Refine solutions which account for scalability and optimize performance

  • Collaborate closely with the product team to build new features and infrastructure

  • Supplement solutions which account for scalability and optimize performance

  • Outline and enact back end and front end components and services


  • Solid grasp of relational database management systems

  • Experience crafting, documenting and testing APIs

  • Experience with web application frameworks

  • You have been through the planning, launching and refactoring phases of code you wrote

  • Solid understanding of Ruby Rails

  • React experience highly desired

  • Background working with PostgreSQL

  • Ruby on Rails experience

  • General familiarity with React Native

  • Earlier work involving Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Foundational knowledge in JavaScript

  • Adeptness in React Native

  • Proficiency in JavaScript

  • Demonstrated knowledge of React

  • PostgreSQL experience highly preferred

  • Practical knowledge of React

  • Software engineering experience

Robert Half Technology matches IT professionals with some of the best companies on a temporary, project or full-time basis. From roles in software and applications to IT infrastructure and operations, we provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the technology jobs that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $160,000.00 - $200,000.00 / Yearly

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: September 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-0011557971

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT