Senior Backend Ruby Engineer

Company: Randstad Corporate Services
Location: New York , New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 01.JAN.2021


job summary: Our client, an established leader in the marketing space is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to play a key role in the pl...


job summary:

Our client, an established leader in the marketing space is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to play a key role in the planning and growth of the engineering team. You'll be working with growing Engineering and Product teams to understand, and solve the biggest challenges that world-class brands face to engage their audiences.

As the team grows, this role will act as the backend lead for the business. You will have a strategic vision and can take a high-level 1-3 year plan for growth at a business level and translate that into a technology roadmap. The ability to manage and simplify complexity is the key to this role.

Upcoming initiatives include: intelligent/automated content ideation, content recommendation engines, and a new suite of content editing tools. This is in addition to supporting the broad company's ecosystem of technology that powers their popular and existing workflow and analytics tools.

Beyond the obvious technical and feature development, they offer something rare for engineers. The engineering department is dedicated to maintaining an environment in which learning, growth, exploration, and self-determination are not only accepted, but encouraged and enthusiastically pursued.

They were founded to create a better life for content creators and we are focused on bringing the best possible content into the world. They are looking for dedicated and thoughtful individuals who want to have a real impact on the organization, the creators and the brands they work with, as well as their own technical aspirations.

  • 6+ years of professional software development experience
  • Highly proficient in Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
  • Strong Python and/or Javascript skills are a plus.
  • Experience with TDD & BDD process and frameworks
  • Basic SQL experience (Postgres, MySQL or equivalent)
  • Interested in Object-oriented programing and design
  • You want to be part of a growing and entrepreneurial company with proven users and business model
  • Experience in a fast-paced agile environment

location: New York, New York

job type: Permanent

salary: $120,000 - 150,000 per year

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Guide the architecture of a Rails based back-end applications
  • Migrate existing monolithic Rails server-side-rendered applications to APIs that power front-end applications
  • Maintain and improve the stability and performance of Ruby, Javascript, and Python back-end systems which power the overall tech stack
  • Creatively solve problems
  • Work collaboratively with other developers, product managers and UX
  • Produce solid, thoroughly tested features (including automated tests)
  • Lead and help set the standards of best practices for productive software development
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Work closely with and mentor other engineers


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

  • Ruby (5 years of experience is required)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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