Ruby on Rails Application Engineer

Company: Modo Labs
Location: Cambridge , Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.SEP.2018

Summary

The Job Modo Labs has built a variety of cloud hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) applications to support and complement our existing Mobi...

Description

The Job

Modo Labs has built a variety of cloud hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) applications to support and complement our existing Mobile Campus products. They are built primarily on Ruby on Rails using RESTful APIs and a service-oriented architecture, and we are looking for an experienced engineer to join the team that designs, builds, and maintains this architecture.

We value design skills, programming ability, and teamwork. Being able to design applications from top to bottom, troubleshooting and debugging tough problems, and brainstorming new ideas are important to this role. You will be working primarily with Ruby, Javascript, HTML, and CSS, but our general approach is to choose the best language for the job. We utilize PostgreSQL for storage, and we use RabbitMQ and RESTful APIs for communication between our various services. We employ continuous integration for testing and deployment.

About You

You value open collaboration, have a strong desire to learn, and are excited to pick up new skills and technologies. You like to share your knowledge with others and are willing to ask for help in return. You enjoy solving difficult problems, and make use of metrics, monitoring, and testing to help you understand the inner workings of a system. You're excited to work closely with people throughout the organization, from close teammates to members of ops, UX designers, and service team members.

Qualifications

  • Significant experience (4 years or more) building scalable web applications in commercial production environments with Ruby on Rails
  • Strong understanding of distributed service architecture
  • SQL and general database knowledge
  • Experience with RESTful API design
  • Solid knowledge of testing principles
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience troubleshooting in production environments
  • Eligible to work in the United States
About Modo Labs

Modo Labs, a venture backed company, is looking for an awesome, experienced Ruby on Rails engineer to join our incredibly talented, hard working, xkcd-loving development team to work with our Kurogo platform to deliver mobile web, iOS and Android apps. Our Kurogo platform allows non-developers to produce rich engagement apps for organizations such as Fortune 500 enterprises, universities and hospitals.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and provide a new MacBook Pro for you to use. We believe in creating a good work/life balance, and offer an open, collaborative, and happy workplace. Several food truck options are available every day of the week.

Location

Modo Labs is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We require that you work on-site, in our newly designed office space complete with multiple break out spaces, lounge area, games, snacks, and fitness center.

 
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