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Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Experienced

PowerSchool | Higher Education | Bengaluru, Karnataka

Job purpose

This position, under the general direction of the Director or Manager, Software Engineering, will be responsible for technical and development support for our award-winning Higher Ed software. This role will design and implement data warehouse, develop dashboards and reports that will include components, data models, and analytics features for our products. Additionally, this position will gather and refine requirements, develop designs, implement, test and document solutions to produce the highest quality product and customer satisfaction.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Work as part of an Agile SCRUM team in the planning, scoping, estimation and execution of technical solutions
    • Develop scalable web applications and services
    • Investigate and resolve issues reported for a large web application following best practices such as authoring or updating unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms.
    • Analyze performance and develop improvements to performance of web application.
    • Assist with security updates to web application.
    • Perform upgrades to 3rd party libraries and tools used by the web application
    • Implement new web application software features and products following best practices such as authoring of unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms
    • Specialize in client or server side web application development as a member of a project team. Preference for familiarity with the full technical stack.
    • Develop software to support internal initiatives, tools, update framework and application functionality
    • Work as part of an Agile SCRUM team in the planning, scoping, estimation and execution of technical solutions
    • Work within a wide range of new and legacy code and technologies in a mature codebase
    • Other duties as assigned
Skills & Requirements


Qualifications

To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Qualifications include:

  • 4+ years’ experience in data warehouse and BI engineer role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technologies or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of current web technologies
  • Proficient in data warehouse design and BI application development
  • Proficient in AWS, Azure, MySQL, PostgreSQL and/or MSSQL
  • Proficient in Power BI and other similar BI tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with current data warehouse and analytics design principles and concepts
  • Strong ability to handle a heavy workload with multiple projects and frequent interruptions
  • Strong ability to work in a changing, dynamic environment