Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Company: Jobot
Location: Redwood City, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 30.JAN.2024


Senior Rails Developer Needed / $140k-160k, Remote / College Social Media Platform This Jobot Job is hosted by: Michael Oktay Are you a fit...


Senior Rails Developer Needed / $140k-160k, Remote / College Social Media Platform

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Michael Oktay
Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.
Salary: $140,000 - $160,000 per year

A bit about us:

Based in Redwood City, CA, we are a remote first, social media application development company working to allow future college students to better connect in community!

Why join us?

  • 100% remote: We were doing it before it was cool. We are a fully distributed company with employees all around the world
  • Small company: 30 employees, your voice really matters and you can make a big impact on the company, our products and lives of customers and users
  • Stable: We're a profitable start-up
  • Very Little Corporate Rigidity: We don't care much for formality or rules as long as the work gets done
  • Work/Life Balance: We take personal/play time very seriously
  • Flexibility: Unlimited vacation, no explicitly set work hours (depends on where you live and what works for you)
  • 3 weeks total of company-wide vacation including all major holidays and your birthday
  • Passion: Work for a company where everyone loves to be here and truly cares about the products, our customers and our vision
  • Doing Good: Work on products that have a direct positive impact on young people's lives

Job Details

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end (our design team might be better here) developers with server side logic
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
  • Basic testing for core features

  • 10 years of experience working in full stack development
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as Active Admin, Devise, RSpec, Sidekiq, Elasticsearch, Redis, SQS.
  • Expert understanding of the syntax of Ruby
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming - and design patterns
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages
  • SQL (postgresql, index tuning, Redshift)
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies (react/js/html/erb/css)
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
  • Familiarity with integrating 3rd party APIs with and without Gems
  • A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code with and without lint checks
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix/Mac/Bash
  • Understanding of common hosting and SaaS services (AWS: SQS, S3, RDS)
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles and design patterns behind a scalable application
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a remote environment, quickly
  • Ability to hit the ground running with little hand-holding
  • Ability to parse very non-technical specs and turn them into features
  • Ability to critically think about requests architecturally and respond with better options when needed
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Familiarity with continuous integration

Nice to Haves:
  • Elasticsearch
  • GQL
  • Basic bash/ruby-scripting
  • Docker
  • A basic understanding of parallel processing
  • A basic understanding of iOS development
  • A basic understanding of Android development
  • Machine Learning

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