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Ruby on Rails Developer

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID354370

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyInformation Technology

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9702AP

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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Hiring Salary Range: $65,000-$80,000 DOQThe candidate that fills this position will work collaboratively with the Academic Support Resources (ASR) Application Development team and diverse stakeholders in the University community to build software systems in support of ASR's mission "to make a positive difference in students' lives."The Academic Support Resources (ASR) Application Development team is a small, dynamic group of developers that values:

Well-tested software and test-driven equipment Choosing the right tool for the job; polyglot programming Working with customers to understand underlying problems and working collaboratively to come up with creative, cost-effective solutions; not just implementing what we're asked to Team ownership of code and moving together as a team on projects; not one-developer-per-project Professional development and continuous learningAcademic Support Resources supports hybrid and flexible working arrangements. Work arrangements are determined in coordination with supervisors depending on the nature of the unit and position. The arrangement for this position will be determined upon hire between employee and supervisor.Software Engineering and Programming (60%)
Design, develop, maintain web applications and web sites for ASR units and ASR partners primarily with Ruby on Rails. Pair programming with other ASR team members to design, test, and develop web applications. Collaborate with stakeholders to clarify their business needs and requirements. Improve the team's work through code reviews and retrospectives.Operations Support (30%)
Configure and customize servers. Research application performance. Develop Integration and Testing automation. Resolve questions and problems reported by users.Professional Development (10%)
Stay current on technology developments relevant to web and database concepts and services. Participate in related University groups (e.g. Code People, DevOps, Web Standards). Enhance professional growth and development through participation in continuing education courses, professional organizations, seminars and workshops, and reading current literature.


BA/BS degree with two years of work experience,or a master's degree. Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Experience working with and engaging stakeholders. Experience interpreting business needs and translating them into actionable requirements. Experience collaborating across diverse groups, including business representatives and executives. Experience developing, training, and mentoring peers.

About the Department

The mission of Academic Support Resources (ASR) is to make a positive difference in students' lives. ASR provides significant support to each campus in the UMN system and values their collaboration to improve the student experience. ASR is committed to cultivating and sustaining an environment that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We are better able to serve and represent our University community by ensuring we value differences and individuality.The Information Technology unit (ASR-IT) supports the University's strategic mission and vision by providing business analysis, project and systems support to the University community. Key business functions include stewardship of critical student finance, financial aid, and student records processes including applications to manage learning events that do not bear formal academic credit. ASR-IT also provides support of business case development, project management, custom development and analytic reporting to University staff on all campuses.


Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Ruby on Rails Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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