Director Engineer/Principal Engineer

Company: Ondawa Group
Location: Rye, NY or Dallas, TX, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.NOV.2017


Hiring exceptional Ruby on Rails developers that want to lead. Potential to lead a group or division is here.


Principal Engineer

Build modern api-driven web and mobile systems that will make a difference in the quality of people’s lives. 

 You know how to build apis and web-apps using Ruby on Rails and Elixir that handle complex data models and state efficiently, while having great architectural design to manage complexity. There may be Javascript/React work required (often with front-end developers, but an understanding of the stack and ability to jump in directly is important). Our core services are provided via a Restful and JSON APIs, so you'll be focusing on the backend delivery of those services.


About You:

 About 8 or more years’ experience writing production code

  • Deep experience in Ruby on Rails.
  • Interested in and hopefully some Elixir/Phoenix experience – willingness to grow (Elixir/OTP based services)
  • Technically strong/enthusiastic about backend systems and solid software architecture.
  • Experience in a TDD environment -preference for strong testing.
  • Experience with Rspec/Minitest/Cucumber.
  • A “ user's point of view”.  Figure out the best system flow to implement requirements.
  • Solid Javascript.
  • Experience with automated build tools for continuous delivery (like Jenkins, TeamCity etc).
  • HTML/CSS knowledge
  • Understands how to debug hard problems in HTTP, XHR, JSON, CORS, SSL, S3, etc.
  • Willing to get involved in some front-end work in Javascript/React
  • Basic Linux/Unix CLI knowledge.
  • Working source code control (git) knowledge
  • Ability to debug; performance and memory leak issues.
  • Curious and flexible about new technology


 Debugging/profiling at the C/C++ level to analyze memory leak and performance issues

  • AWS experience
  • Can reduce complex requirements and user interaction flows into solid API designs.
  • Understand common architectural messaging/api patterns and pitfalls.
  • Knowledge of other languages is a huge plus:
  • Deep Javascript knowledge and modern Javascript framework knowledge would be great.


 What you may want to know

  •  Innovative and entrepreneurial environment
  • Successful IPO 2015 and we are growing
  • Location is Westchester – easy commute from NYC via Metro North or drive from Southern CT, Northern NJ or surrounding areas.  Also have a NYC office.  
  • Compensation is highly competitive (NYC competitive) plus bonus and equity

 call Joyce Schiffer 203-241-2655 for details

Apply Now


Free eBook

Loader2 Processing ...