Ruby on Rails Job Opportunity in DC

Posted on April 24, 2009  Comments (3)

I, John Hunter, work for the American Society for Engineering Education as an Information Technology Program Manager. My work on this blog is not associated with ASEE and the opinions I express are mine and not those of ASEE. That said, we are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer at ASEE, in Washington DC.

class Employee < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_programmer has_many :talents has_and_belongs_to_many :computer_languages after_create :schedule_interview validates_inclusion_of :salary, :in => 60000..80000,
:message => “should be between $60k and $80k a year”
validates_inclusion_of :years_of_experience,
:in => 2..7,
:message => “should be between 2 and 7 years”

validates_presence_of :resume
validates_interest_in :ruby_on_rails
validates_interest_in :agile software development

REQUIRED_LANGUAGES = [“Ruby”,”Perl”,”Python”,”JavaScript”,”Lisp”]

def validate
errors.add_to_base(“You must know one of the languages”) unless
({|x|} & REQUIRED_LANGUAGES).size > 0

def schedule_interview
self.interviewer = Interviewer.create(
:name => “Keith Mounts”,
:url => ““,

def hire
vacation_days = 15
telecommuting_days_per_week = 0..2
office_location = “dupont circle metro stop, washington, dc”
environment = “friendly”
company = “american society for engineering education”


class ApplyController < ApplicationController def index @employee = end def apply @employee = if @employee.update_attributes(params[:employee]) flash[:notice] = "Thanks for applying! I'll get back to you very soon!" redirect_to :action => “thanks”
render :action => “index”


Modified from job announcement created by Sean Stickle when he was at ASEE. Related: Ruby on Rails Job Opportunity

3 Responses to “Ruby on Rails Job Opportunity in DC”

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