Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Company: Merkle Inc
Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.AUG.2017

Summary

Position Title: Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer Location: San Francisco, CA Our Story Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled pe...

Description

Position Title: Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Location: San Francisco, CA

Our Story

Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. For more than 28 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with us to build and maximize the value of their customer portfolios. We work with brands like Dell, T-Mobile, Samsung, Geico, Regions, Kimberly-Clark, AARP, Lilly, Sanofi, NBC Universal, DIRECTV, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen, and many others to build and execute customer centric business strategies.

Role Purpose

We are looking for engineers who take pride in their work, are eager to learn, and open to sharing. As part of our engineering team, you will play a key role in shaping the direction of our product. You'll have a say in deciding things like system architecture, interface design, and technologies to implement. We aim to build systems that are performant, scalable, secure, and maintainable.

Some of the things you can expect to work on include:

* Optimizing code with an eye toward scaling beyond 10,000+ requests per minute

* Discussing, designing, and developing the architecture needed for new features

* Expanding our analytics platform to take advantage of our rich dataset

* Supporting well-known clients and brands on a global scale

* Providing feedback on pull requests from your peers and hitting that merge button

We follow agile methodologies and are always looking to get better as a team. Have an idea on a way to improve a process? Speak up and we'll try it out! And of course, you'll be expected to commit code on your first day.

Key Responsibilities

* Proficiency in Ruby (or similar language) and Javascript

* Experience with relational databases and SQL

* Good communication and writing skills

* Open to giving and receiving feedback

* Eager to continually improve

* Experience designing and deploying large scale distributed data processing systems

* Experience with Elixir/Phoenix

* Experience in big data, information retrieval, data mining, or machine learning

* Active participant in open source project

This job description is a summary of the essential functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description. Other duties, as assigned by the supervisor, might be part of the job.

 
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