Sr. Developer with Professional Rust Experience

Industrial Data Associates (IDA) is currently seeking applicants for a Rust developer position. Our developers build and improve our proprietary product information management application, which is used by our services team of consultants to implement information architecture solutions for clients. The company is based in Chicago, IL, but all developer work is conducted remotely with regular telecommute team meetings. While our development team is small (under 5), this is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help shape the future of our development team.

About Us:

IDA provides customized information services to manufacturers and distributors of industrial and technical products. IDA services maximize return on eCommerce, search technology, and product information management (PIM) investments through data governance and the optimization of search content, classification structures, product relationships, product attributes, product descriptions, and style guidelines. We are a growing company and prefer candidates with aspirations to grow and advance with us.

This is a 3-month contract to hire position.
Work from home, yearly bonus opportunity, equity option opportunities, collaborative work environment, advancement opportunities, product and scope changes with multiple clients. High profile projects with Fortune 500 distributors, manufacturers and retailers.

About You:

Self-starter who is not afraid of hard deadlines. You must be a critical thinker and be willing to bring fresh ideas. Because we allow a remote work option, we also like someone with a high level of initiative who isn’t bothered by switching gears and juggling multiple projects.

Developer Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop new platform customizations for our proprietary web-based application.

  • Contribute to ongoing bug fixing, reporting, and app performance optimization.

  • Work with the services team to plan and scope new app features.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to keep aligned across tasks, establish requirements, and share workloads as necessary.


Developer Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hobby or professional Rust experience

  • Familiarity of front end skills: JavaScript, CSS, etc.

  • Strong familiarity with relational database management software, particularly Postgres

  • Experience building features and tools for a user-facing site

  • Proven track record of working independently and communicating effectively

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with any of the following is considered a plus:

  • Professional experience as a Ruby web developer

  • Full-stack development experience and a genuine interest in all layers of software technology

  • User interface and user experience design

  • Information Architecture, Taxonomy, Metadata

  • Developing or implementing PIM or eCommerce software packages (Endeca, Hybris, Stibo, Informatica, Oracle, etc.)

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your specific Rust education and experience.


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