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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Analyze, design, develop, test, and maintain agile web applications
  • Interact with internal client-facing team and provide technical support
  • Implement MVCS (Model, View, and Controller) design patterns
  • Analyze requirements and convert them into technical specs
  • Own and drive development sprints for features and change requests
  • Own and manage application deployment in production
  • Identity and resolve architectural and performance bottlenecks

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of experience working with Grails framework (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Profound knowledge of Java and Groovy programming languages
  • Proficient with Grails framework and its features such as dynamic typing, closures, scripting, etc.
  • Expertise in Java frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, etc.
  • Expertise in developing REST-based microservices
  • Solid understanding of relational databases such as SQL, MySQL, Oracle etc.
  • Strong understanding of unit and integration testing methods and tools
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of task tracking systems like Jira and distributed version control systems like Git, SVN, etc.
  • Experience working with Grails plugins like Asset Pipeline, Fields, Spring Security, etc.
  • Nice to have some test-driven development experience
  • Demonstrable experience with OOP and SOLID design principles
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Bootstrap
  • Great technical and organizational skills

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How to become a Grails developer?

Developers like frameworks that reduce their stress and help speed up their development work. And what’s better than Grails. This Java-based web application framework uses Apache groovy as a programming language. It was released as groovy on rails but later changed to Grails due to facing some legal reasons. The main reason for the popularity of Grails is to have a web development framework based on Java that can use other technologies like Spring booth. So if you have familiarity with Java and Ruby on rails, you have better chances than other developers of learning it and making a career out of it. It is easy to learn, saves time and has many functionalities. Well, this multifaceted framework has a lot to offer.

What is the scope in Grails development?

Grail is an open-source web application framework. It is built on Java and Apache Groovy programming languages. It was initially introduced to us in 2008. The framework enhances the efficiency of developers as it let you do more in less time and that’s why it is loved by developers. Some of the leading companies like Netflix, Walmart, Disney, etc., use Grail to develop their products. Since all big companies and small companies are developing their products using Grail, they look for expert Grail developers. If you are looking for more reasons to become a Grail developer? Here are some features of Grails that make Grails one of the most popular frameworks.

  • Learning the Grail framework is an easy task for Java developers.
  • Built on spring boot, Grail supports all its features helping developers to save time and do more.
  • No XML configuration
  • The smooth Java integration make the application seamless
  • Developers can easily build APIs and other applications easily.
  • Can use existing plugins or build your own, the framework is flexible and time-saving.

What are the roles and responsibilities of Grails developers?

There are certain roles and responsibilities that every grail developer needs to perform daily irrespective of the company they work for. The basic responsibilities include:

  • Should be able to develop, design, and test different web applications.
  • Provide technical support to the teams and resolve issues
  • Familiarity with implementation of MVCS design patterns
  • Knowledge of framework and languages like Spring, Hibernate, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Bootstrap
  • Familiarity with relational databases (SQL, My SQL, and Oracle)
  • Identify and resolve any blockers
  • Working knowledge of REST-based microservices
  • Ready to work in a collaborative environment and with different teams

How to become a Grails developer?

To begin your career as a Grail developer, you need experience, expertise and skill set. The best way to go about it is to start with an undergraduate degree in computer science or programming. Knowledge of programming languages like java and groovy programming languages will help you build a better foundation for the future. Apart from the technical skills, non-technical skills are equally important if looking to have a bright career as a Grails developer.
In addition to the professional degree, you should also have a good grasp and experience. To keep yourself updated with the latest trends, you must learn daily. You can also participate in various online tests to polish your skills. All this will help you get a lucrative job as a Grail developer in leading U.S companies.

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Skills required to become an Grails developer

An expert Grail developer is someone who is a blend of both- technical and non-technical skills. Let’s have a look at some important skills that you must possess to have a successful career as a Grail developer.

1. Java

Developers who are familiar with Java know everything about how to put each function together and get the desired result. Grails lets you work in a prefabricated environment where you can work with libraries and java web environment

2. Apache Groovy

Since the framework is built on Groovy. It is a programming language based on Java virtual machines. It gives programs the new capability to use functions and gives developers more freedom. It is also used to develop agile web applications. As it is based on JVM you can easily integrate it with Java libraries and frameworks. If you have any application that is built on other frameworks like Spring, it can be easily moved to Grails going through the compiling process.

3. Program solving skills

Problem-solving is used to assess the problem, think of possible ways to reach the solution and then choose the best one out of them. There will be times when the developer stumbles upon roadblocks, and it wastes time. Therefore, A developer needs to have sharp problem-solving skills in order to overcome any roadblock faced by them.

4. Communication skills

Good communication skills are crucial for a developer who is working from anywhere with any organization. Good communication skills help you in developing effective communication with teammates. Hence, resulting in better productivity and results.

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How to get remote Grails developers jobs?

Grails is developed on Java and Groovy programming languages. So you need to have a good command of these languages and hands-on experience on grails framework. To grow your career as a remote Grails developer you need technical acumen, experience, a laptop and the internet.

Turing helps you get your dream job and accelerate your career with the best silicon valley companies from the comfort of your home. We also help developers grow their careers as a professional and join the network of developers from around the world.

Why become a Grails developer at Turing?

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home
Great compensation
Great compensation

How much does Turing pay their Grails developers?

Every developer at Turing is allowed to choose their own salary. We do recommend you a salary that we believe will help you get the best remote long term role that will help you speed up your career as a developer. The salary range Turing depends mainly on 3 factors: skills, market demand and clients’ needs.

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We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

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Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

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