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Ruby on Rails Developer

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About Ticket Alternative

Ticket Alternative, an Atlanta based Event Ticketing company is in search of a Ruby on Rails Developer. We are a talented, fun-loving group, passionate about raising the level of service in our industry, while significantly lowering fees charged to the customer and building strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with our clients.


Our Mission (should you choose to accept it):

To serve those who love and create live events.


Our Core Values are what drive us every day to take on this mission:

Deliver Happiness

Do the Unexpected

Display Infectious Enthusiasm

Build Meaningful Relationships

Have Serious Fun


Job Title:  Ruby on Rails developer


The Ruby on Rails Developer will be responsible for the continued development, the management and the maintenance of the company existing ticketing platform, Freshtix.  Responsibilities will include but not limited to, development, maintaining the server-side logic for the central database, testing performance, troubleshooting, and integrating front-end elements into the application. To ensure success as a Ruby on Rails Developer, you should have extensive experience working with Ruby and back-end integration techniques. Ultimately, a top-level Ruby on Rails Developer can create clean, functional code with a focus on the user experience, particularly in a mobile environment.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

·       Work closely with Director of Operations to define and meet development goals and deadlines.

·       Develop and maintain web-based software systems in Ruby utilizing industry standards and best practices.

·       Advance Ruby on Rails programming following Test Driven Development and/or Behavior Driven Development.

·       Think critically and communicate effectively with other team members, stakeholders and customers.

·       Present latest developments in weekly meetings with various team members and leadership

Position reports to and receives assignments from:

Director of Operations


The Basics

·        Designing and developing web applications.

·        Maintaining and troubleshooting existing web applications.

·        Writing and maintaining reliable Ruby code.

·        Integrating data storage solutions.

·        Creating back-end components.

·        Identifying and fixing bottlenecks and bugs.

·        Integrating user-facing elements designed by the front-end team.

·        Connecting applications with additional web servers.

·        Maintaining APIs.


Experience working with a JavaScript MVC framework.

Understanding of A/B Testing and similar techniques.

Deployment experience with cloud technologies. (Amazon Web Services, Heroku)



·       3 to 5 years of Ruby on Rails experience

·       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.

·       Ability to write clean Ruby code.

·       Proficiency with code versioning tools including Git, Github, SVN, and Mercurial.

·       Familiarity with MVC, Mocking, RESTful, and ORM.

·       Good understanding of front-end technologies including HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3.

·       Knowledge of server-side templating languages including Slim and Liquid.

·       Familiarity with testing tools.

·       Experience with jQuery.

·       Must be Innovative and creative.