Rails Developer

Company: Jobot
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 24.MAY.2023


This Jobot Job is hosted by: Nicole Blincoe Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume. Sal...


This Jobot Job is hosted by: Nicole Blincoe
Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.
Salary: $120,000 - $165,000 per year

A bit about us:

Students connect in local college communities to make new friends based on shared hobbies, passions and interests. We are on a mission to help combat the increasing epidemic of loneliness and depression by helping people make new friends and then meet up IRL. There are over 2,400 active college communities.

Why join us?

  • Stable: We're a profitable start-up
  • Very Little Corporate Rigidity: We don't care much for formality or rules as long as the work gets done
  • Work/Life Balance: We take personal/play time very seriously
  • Flexibility: Unlimited vacation, no explicitly set work hours (depends on where you live and what works for you)
  • 3 weeks total of company-wide vacation including all major holidays and your birthday
  • Passion: Work for a company where everyone loves to be here and truly cares about the products, our customers and our vision
  • Doing Good: Work on products that have a direct positive impact on young people's live

Job Details

This Job Is For You If
  • You're self-motivated
  • You're a "big picture" person that thinks architecturally, not just from feature to feature
  • You love working remotely
  • You're a team player with your team, the engineering department and the company as a whole

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end (our design team might be better here) developers with server side logic
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
  • Basic testing for core features

Required Skills
  • 10 years of experience working in full stack development
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec, Sidekiq, Redis, SQS.
  • Expert understanding of the syntax of Ruby
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming - and design patterns
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages
  • SQL (postgresql, index tuning, Redshift)
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies (react/js/html/erb/css)
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
  • Familiarity with integrating 3rd party APIs with and without Gems
  • A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code with and without lint checks
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix/Mac/Bash
  • Understanding of common hosting and SaaS services (AWS: SQS, S3, RDS)

Nice To Have Skills
  • GQL
  • Heroku
  • Basic bash/ruby-scripting
  • Heroku -> AWS migration
  • Docker
  • 100% remote: We were doing it before it was cool. We are a fully distributed company with employees all around the world

Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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