Senior Full Stack Ruby Software Engineer

Company: The Mom Project
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.FEB.2020


Company Industry: Technology Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Senior ...


Company Industry: Technology

Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Senior Full Stack Ruby Software Engineer

Commitment Level: 40 hours per week, on-site, 60% remote

We are excited to partner with a growing, socially responsible, and profitable FinTech company that is one of the highest-rated and best-in-class online finance platforms and service providers in the industry. They have partnered with The Mom Project in hiring talented professionals as part of their Women's Work Initiative!

This is a great flexible opportunity, offering up to 60% remote! They do offer a relocation package to get you closer to their Chicago HQ.

This company offers consumers a simple and responsible source of funding when faced with
financial emergencies. They continue to experience growth year over year with profitable returns each year. Employees have an opportunity to make an immediate effect in a growth stage company.

The technology organization is a team of clever, inventive optimists with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. The employees approach every new challenge with an unparalleled ability to see what could be rather than settle for what is. They want people to be excited to come to work every morning and know they are a part of something great. That's why they prize collaboration, collegiality, and letting the best ideas win the day. They are looking for engineers who are excited by the chance to challenge the FinTech status quo.

What you get to do:
As a Software Engineer, you will help develop applications and services for the product portfolio. Specifically, the Software Engineer will enhance, improve, develop & maintain back-end services used across the entire technology platform. They are looking for a Software Engineer that is proficient with Ruby on Rails.

As a team member, you will get to…
-Collaborate with business and technical professionals across the organization to ensure the code is well designed within an Agile framework. In addition, partner with these teams to contribute to architecture and multiple development environments as needed.
-Perform code reviews, unit testing, integration testing, documenting and implementing software best practices.
-Mentor other junior members as the organization and team grows.
-Contribute to the development of their product portfolio, built with Ruby, Amazon Web Services, and PostgreSQL.
-Continue to learn new tools and languages. They take development seriously! The team manages their own internal training, with budgets for classes, conferences, books and materials….they want you to grow your skills with the company.

What you will bring to the team:
-At least 6+ years of experience using a modern programming language. You're already proficient in Ruby but lack of it won't automatically disqualify you; their collective team background includes Ruby, Python, Java, Node.js, Erlang and C++. If you can show them you solve non-trivial engineering problems with your language and they'll be interested in you.
4+ years of experience developing systems with Amazon Web Services technologies; Lambda/API Gateway experience a big plus.
-Experience interpreting and refining goals into relevant requirements, having delivered large-scale projects from concept to production.
-6+ years of experience with Test-driven Development (TDD).
-6+ years of experience building Restful API's and consuming 3rd party API's.
-At least 5+ years of experience with HTML/Javascript/CSS.
-Experience with Terraform, Kubernetes and Docker a plus if you have it. Git experience preferred

Great compensation package and benefits package including:
● 401(k) match program.
● Paid vacation policy.
● Free health benefit options.
● CTA and Metra benefit program.
● Free gym membership.
● Free shuttle passes to Metra stations.
● Discounted Divvy memberships.
● Employee and peer recognition program.
● Opportunity to make an immediate effect in a growth stage company.
● Stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks available.
● Subsidized daily lunches.
● Intramural sports leagues.
● Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city.
● Awesome panoramic office view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop
● Equal opportunity employer.

Why This company?
Employees Love Working there!
With a dynamic startup culture and great benefits, they attracted top talent and boast one of
the happiest offices in the country. In 2019, they are named the 4th fastest growing company in
Chicago by Crain's Chicago Business, received the 86th spot on the Deloitte Fast 500, and are
named one of the best companies to work for in the nation by Glassdoor two years in a row.

Customers love their product

This company is committed to delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. They were also named a number one personal lender by Lending Tree, and a "Leader in Quality and
Innovation" by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (FinX).

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