For the past 50 years Caliper has helped more than 28,000 companies in 13 countries get clear about selecting the right people, developing the best talent and creating the organizational culture they need to succeed. The key to our success–and that of our clients–is that we start with who the individual is and determine how that person can fit into and grow with an organization. We stand firmly behind our products and believe wholeheartedly in our ability to help both individuals and companies succeed based on our job matching approach. Caliper’s premise is that skills can be taught, but you can’t teach attitude and motivation. We are proud of the work we do for our clients and the community, and we endeavor to hire only those people who share in our commitment to excellence.
Caliper employees really enjoy working here. The interesting work we do, the work-life balance the company affords its employees and the feeling of camaraderie everyone shares make Caliper a great place to work. Hear what actual Caliper employees have to say: Click this link to view all the testimonials.
As further proof, for the second year in a row, Caliper has received the When Work Works Award from the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). We have received this honor for demonstrating success in using flexibility as part of an effective workplace strategy to achieve business goals and benefit employees by helping them meet their responsibilities on and off the job.
According to FWI: “As a winner, your organization ranks in the top 20% of employers nationally in terms of its programs, policies and culture for creating an effective and flexible workplace. In addition, what makes this honor so special is that your employees have confirmed this finding.”
Caliper’s culture embraces corporate social responsibility! As one of our employees proudly reported, “when a disaster occurs, Caliper is one of the first to step up and get involved!”
Through company wide fundraising efforts, which tap our employees compassionate spirit and competitiveness, Caliper employees have supported global disaster relief efforts from Katrina to Japan, Joplin, and Oklahoma. Additionally, Caliper’s annual Season of Giving provides support to local soup kitchens, shelters and schools. Caliper employees are encouraged to volunteer at least 1 day per year, on Caliper, to help make their community a better place. Employees volunteer at Soup Kitchens and Homeless Shelters, and also get involved in community activities including fund raising walks/runs and the inevitable head shaving. Caliper proudly matches employee contributions to fund raising efforts whenever possible.
Under the Caliper Cares umbrella, Caliper offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that provides a wide-range of benefit options designed to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce, and their families. As such, Caliper employees are afforded a choice between a High Deductible Health Plan, where Caliper generously funds a portion of the deductible, as well as a more traditional co-pay plan. Employee contributions to the plans benchmark among the lowest in the region. Caliper offers a comprehensive dental plan, with an orthodontia benefit for dependent children, a vision plan, company provided life insurance, short and long term disability benefits, tuition reimbursement and a 401(k) savings plan, with company matching. Caliper also offers a wide variety of voluntary benefits, as well as some concierge services to enhance employee’s work/life balance.
Caliper’s employees enjoy extensive perks as well. Caliper subscriptions allow employees opportunities for discounts to sports and entertainment venues, car and homeowners insurance discounts and access to two credit unions.
We are looking for a Ruby developer responsible for building Ruby applications, including anything from complex groups of back-end micro services to command line utilities and data processing scripts. 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.
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
Familiarity with command-suite libraries
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 database schemas that represent and support business processes
Implementation of automated testing platforms and unit tests
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as git
Familiarity with development aiding tools such as jenkins and cucumber.