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Human Health Project

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community. We envision a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Information on HHP IMPACT Program: https://tinyurl.com/ HHP-US-IMPACT

We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.
Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


Responsibilities - Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code - Integration of data storage solutions as JSON - Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic - Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems - Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization


Skills - Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries - Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances - Solid understanding of object-oriented programming\ - Good understanding of server-side templating languages - Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors {{such as Sass, based on project requirements}} - Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 - Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful - A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code - Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system - Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application - Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes - Able to implement 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}} - Familiarity with continuous integration

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About Human Health Project

Location:

2271 Vandalia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90032, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To drive patient-centered health outcomes by harnessing data collected by a global online community who share their treatment outcomes, enhanced by clinical evidence-based best practices

Description

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

Mon Dec 21, 2020 - Sun Mar 21, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • IT Strategy
  • System Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Software Development
  • Database Administration
  • IT Consulting

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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