Ruby on Rails Engineer

Company: Prosum
Location: West Hollywood , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.AUG.2018


This position weaves together the art of strong product design with the science of robust technology development. In the Product part of thi...


This position weaves together the art of strong product design with the science of robust technology development. In the Product part of this role, you will work with the company to determine, define, and design the next generation of major products and feature updates to further enhance and extend our market leading position. In the Technology part of this role, you will work with the Product and Technology team to build robust and scalable technology solutions to satisfy Product needs.

Responsibilities Include
  • Collaborate with the Product and Technology Team to build new products and improve existing products on an ongoing basis
  • Clearly translate and communicate business needs and problems into product and technical requirements
  • Work with engineering and design to define the specific details and requirements of the items
  • Review the competition to find gaps in the market that new types of products can fill
  • Work with the company to research the market, data, and so on to determine product features and design
  • Work with the team on the company's product roadmap
  • Contribute to, improve upon, and maintain our software architecture and design best practices
  • Identify and implement solutions for scalability, performance, and speed
  • Research newest hardware and software available, while keeping the infrastructure as updated as possible
  • Work with team members to determine what technologies they need to be more productive
  • Participate in and improve on team-oriented agile processes for product development and project management
The Basic Requirements
  • Significant experience leading the design (and development) of new products
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Factors, Computer Human Interaction, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a similar field of study
  • At least 2+ years experience leading large design efforts and coordinating project teams of 4 or more members
  • 4-6 years architecting and developing distributed applications, preferably at an enterprise level company or similar
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Your Long Term Experience
  • Demonstrable experience designing and developing products in a cross-functional team setting
  • Demonstrable experience design and developing products in a highly regulated environment
  • Competent in designing REST APIs and database schemas
  • Demonstrable asynchronous experience in a network context
  • Webhooks experience is desired
  • 4-6 years working with a modern and well-used web application development framework. Ruby on Rails is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrable experience working with distributed databases (like MongoDB), complex queries for writes, and performance-based queries for reads
  • Capable with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
The Meta Requirements
  • Understand the product vision and business needs to define product requirements and product architectural solutions
  • Able to translate business requirements into technical requirements and turn requirements into working features
  • Experience working closely with a team in a startup environment
  • Ability to fail fast and learn from what doesn't work
  • Enjoy researching new or unfamiliar technologies and how they could benefit your current project
  • Be a motivated self-starter with good time management skills
- provided by Dice Ruby, ROR, Ruby on Rails, SQL, PostgreSQL, RESTful, API, AWS, Linux, EC2, S3, HTML, CSS, Javascript, React, Cloud, Rackspace

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