Lead Ruby Developer

Company: Welligence Energy Analytics
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 07.NOV.2019

Summary

Private-equity backed early stage start-up seeks experienced (3+ years) full-stack ruby developer to help pioneer the use of analytics in oi...

Description

Private-equity backed early stage start-up seeks experienced (3+ years) full-stack ruby developer to help pioneer the use of analytics in oil and gas research. You will work alongside the technical co-founder (chief data scientist, Wharton/Harvard PhD in Machine Learning) in Philadelphia, PA, and contribute to and eventually lead a distributed team of developers.


You will be the primary in-house developer taking responsibility for the maintenance and deployment of a full-stack analytics platform; self-starters only. Significant opportunity for leadership within the company. Expect talented, motivated, and interesting co-workers (welligence.com/static/team). There is the potential for contract work full-time for a few months, before a conversion to full time status.


Technical Requirements:

You must have experience designing and building large and complex (yet maintainable) systems, and you should be able to do so as fast or faster than most competent people think possible. You should have a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or the equivalent.


Concrete Skills include in order of importance, bold skills are required:

· Ruby on Rails (RoR). Familiarity with ruby libraries for scraping & parsing data a plus (e.g. nokigri) and best practices (test-driven development rpsec, rubocop)

· PostgreSQL

· Experience deploying and maintaining applications on AWS

· Experience and demonstrated ability in managing small agile teams and translating business objectives into technical specifications. Top-notch communication skills are essential.

· Some front-end experience e.g. Javascript, relevant libraries: Leaflet.


Compensation:

In the 75k-85k range + stock options, full-time compensation will include meaningful equity ownership. Flexible work-from-home option 2 days per week, unlimited vacation days. Many of our employees spend a month in their home country working remotely each year; these kind of arrangments are totally acceptable.


Contact:

Send resume and cover letter to Seth Neel: , with the Subject line RoR Developer Application, or apply on LinkedIn.


Our company is head-quartered in Houston, TX but has employees in NYC and in Philadelphia. Our tech team is based in Philadelphia, PA. If interested please reach out ASAP - moving quickly.


We are an equal opportunity employer.

 
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