Rails Full-stack Software Engineer / Developer

Company: Devpost
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021
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About DevpostDevpost's mission is to inspire the world's developers to build great software. Developers consider us their go-to site for dis...

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About DevpostDevpost's mission is to inspire the world's developers to build great software. Developers consider us their go-to site for discovering and competing in the worlds software competitions (hackathons), and for finding inspiration to build their next big project. As a developer on our team, youll help them do that daily.Customers who trust us to inspire these developers include Amazon, Google, TechCrunch, Microsoft, Atlassian, Facebook, Block.one, DocuSign, Twitter, Snapchat, many startups and non-profits, and more. The global market for new software and its makers has exploded, and were uniquely positioned to provide developers with a platform for what matters to them: learning, community, and professional opportunity.Our goals are centered around a close relationship with our users, and a dedication to continuously improving our platform and ourselves to meet their needs. Our purpose is firmly rooted in the belief that technology can bring about important change and improve lives.What We're Looking For:You have a strong commitment to building great, well-factored code. You take pride in your work. You do well in teams. Developers and designers you've worked with think highly of you and your work.You want to work with Rails and Vue. Our stack is heavily focused on these technologies and you should be comfortable coding with them.As a web developer on our small team, you'll have the opportunity to influence and work on our new enterprise internal hackathon application. You'll contribute to product design, implementation, deployment, refinement, and maintaining production.For the past several years, you've been:Creating production software (3+ years), with at least 2 of those years creating web applications in Ruby on Rails and a modern javascript front-end framework (e.g. React, Vue).Using practices to improve code quality and reduce bugs (e.g. code reviews, automated tests)Treating software engineering as a craft and exploring it outside of your day jobWe'd Like to See:Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining web applicationsAbility to write clean, readable codeComfort with relational and/or non-relational databasesAttention to software development fundamentalsTrack record of collaboration and leadership in agile software methodologiesBonus Points:Experience with infrastructure configurations and maintenanceComfortable with macOS and unix based operating systemsEvidence of community involvement, i.e. open source contributions on Github, StackOverflow questions/answers, SlideShare presentations, Devpost portfolio showcasing your projectsSalary and Benefits:Competitive SalaryStock OptionsGreat BenefitsThe position is for full-time employment. We're based in New York, but remote employees in the US and Canada are welcome.If youre interested in making a meaningful difference in the world through your code on day one, send us a copy of your resume and a cover letter sharing a little about you and why you might be a good fit. Please also provide a link to source code for a recent project that exemplifies your work.

 
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