Ruby on Rails Developer

Schlenker Consulting Inc.

February 04, 2015

Original postings on the Viatec site are removed after the position is closed, but the posting will be archived here. The original posting was at

Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 




Job Summary: 

Varsity Tutors, a private tutoring and test prep technology platform, is seeking a talented Ruby on Rails Developer to join our highly entrepreneurial team and scale our digital learning tools and tutoring platform. We're one of the fastest growing companies in education and we're looking for a talented Rails developer to help build, expand and scale our systems and continue our expansion. Want to build tools used by many millions of students? We're building them so this is the right place for you. The Rails Developer will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer and be involved in strategic and operational technology decisions. If you are looking for a role where what you do makes a difference, your views and ideas are heard and decisions can be made quickly because we hate bureaucracy .. then read on!


  • 3+ years of experience in the Ruby on Rails ecosystem 
  • Experience with the Rails 3.x & Rails 4.x framework 
  • Experience w/ testing tools & frameworks (MiniTest, RSpec, Capybara, PhantomJS,) 
  • Experienced with Git 
  • Proven experience working with and scaling high-traffic applications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field) *or* a resume that will really impress us (past work, open source projects etc.) 


  • Hands-on experience with Rails framework upgrades (major and minor upgrades) 
  • Hands-on experience with Ruby language upgrades 
  • Understand AB Testing 
  • Worked with cloud technologies (Amazon services, Engine Yard, OpenStack) 
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (Redis, MongoDB etc)
  • High speed Internet access (25+ MBPS)

This will be a full-time contract position with Varsity Tutors that will allow you to work remotely from home as well as collaborate with other members of the team that live and work in the Victoria & surrounding area.

How To Apply: 

Please visit Varsity Tutors' Ruby on Rails Developer posting to submit your cover letter & resume, and ensure that you choose "Victoria" from the location. If you are unable to submit your application or have questions you can send a note to: tech[at]