Backend Engineer (Ruby)

Company: Weedmaps
Location: Irvine , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.JAN.2019


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Backend Engineer (Ruby) at Weedmaps in Irvine, CA, USA">Backend Engineer (Ruby) - Weedmaps

Backend Engineer (Ruby)

* Engineering

* Irvine, CA, USA

Backend Engineer


As a Backend Engineer working with the Weedmaps team, you will be empowered to contribute to our products in meaningful ways. We cover an array of users from growers to dispensaries to consumers and we constantly strive to improve the experience for each of those segments using cutting edge design and implementation practices. As a major player in this emerging industry, we have an opportunity to help define the market landscape and we invite you to help in that effort.


* Develop significant features and drive them from development to production

* Collaborate closely with Design, QA, Product and fellow developers

* Cultivate sense of customer empathy to continue building an exceptional product


* Professional experience coding in Ruby in a production environment

* Professional experience developing large, scalable backend applications

* Effective communication skills, a positive attitude, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback

* Love taking on the challenge of learning new technologies

* Self-starter attitude with a disciplined work ethic

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree / work experience

* Minimum of 5 years software development experience at startup / mid-sized companies


* Experience with Elixir/Phoenix

* Experience with GraphQL

* Experience with frontend frameworks such as React, Angular, and Meteor

* Experience with SQL databases such as MySQL, Postgres or SQL Server

Our Benefits:

* Fully covered Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee AND dependents

* Matching 401k, 50% match up to 6% of employee contribution

* 3 weeks PTO and 5 sick days

* Accident Insurance

* Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment)

* Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability

* Flexible Spending Account

* Catered lunch provided 5 days a week

* All the equipment that you need to get your work done

* Fridge is always stocked with energy drinks and other snacks

* Casual work environment, read "no suit and tie required", but you are free to dress to the nines

Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

About Weedmaps:

Established in 2008, Weedmaps is the leading technology and SaaS company focusing on solutions for the cannabis sector. Our mission is to drive the advancement of cannabis legalization and provide the software, services and data platforms that underpin the B2B and B2C segments. Our current software offerings include point-of-sale, wholesale and consumer marketplaces, branded product verification, orders management, fleet logistics, and compliance reporting. Weedmaps strives to provide consumers a single source of accurate and reliable information on products, retailers, care providers, strains and trends. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, with additional locations across the United States, Canada and the EU, Weedmaps has over 400 employees and is expanding rapidly.

So what are you waiting for? Join the Weedmaps team! SDL2017

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