Opera Op

Posted over 6 years ago

Company Introduction

Opera Op is a networking site for performing artists and arts organizations, that also provides accounting, promotion, database creation, crowdfunding/donation and other payment services.

Job Description

We are looking for a Ruby developer responsible for expanding upon our existing Ruby applications and integrating our existing database. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Thus, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and building quality products is essential.

Contract Details

Start Date: Immediately

End Date: January 31st, 2018

Compensation: To be negotiated based on relevant experience and expertise.


  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.


  • Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Understanding of functional programming style in Ruby
  • Skills for writing reusable Ruby libraries that may be used in expressive ways
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
  • Experience with Rails
  • Knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
  • Experience with both external and embedded databases
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Able to create and work with existing database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementation of automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{e.g. Git, Mercurial or SVN}}
  • Familiarity with development aiding tools {{such as Bower, Bundler, Rake, etc}}
  • Full-stack development capability an asset


Rebecca Woodmass (she/her or they/them pronouns)

Project Manager

[email protected]