Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Company: Max Tech Talent
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.MAR.2021
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Join a quickly growing SaaS company built by industry experts utilizing bleeding edge technology. In this role your skills with Ruby on Rail...


Join a quickly growing SaaS company built by industry experts utilizing bleeding edge technology. In this role your skills with Ruby on Rails will be paramount, but you'll also have the opportunity to work with other skill sets such as python, front-end, DevOps, pipeline builds, AI, microservices, etc. This is truly a great opportunity for anyone looking to build great software with a quickly growing company with plenty of opportunity to grow with the organization!

Located in the heart of the loop with excellent amenities, you'll be working with an excellent team that also understand the need for flexibility for occasional telecommute. This is a fully remote role until we can all can safely see each other again. Still, this is a results-based organization, so if you can show you can do your best work from home - that is something that can be accommodated. If interested, apply today!


· Bachelors degree or equivalent (Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics), and 2+ years of related experience

· Demonstrated experience designing/building/delivering highly-available distributed systems

· Strong experience with:

· Ruby

· Bash and the *NIX command line

· Automated testing

· Agile development methodologies

· SQL, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy

· Asynchronous jobs/batch processing (e.g. Sidekiq)

· Writing clear/concise process documentation (including diagrams, code comments)

· Must be flexible and be willing to learn new tools/methods quickly

· Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment; remain cool/effective in crises

· Must plan/breakdown projects and estimate difficulty of constituent tasks

· Must have excellent analytical/troubleshooting skills - identify/solve complex problems independently

· Must be organized, manage projects well

· Must be a team player with strong communication skills

· Must be able to drive projects to completion independently

· Must maintain technical knowledge (e.g. studying state-of-the-art tools, programming techniques; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks)

· Must protect confidential information

· Must reside in the Chicago, IL area, or be willing to relocate

· Must be authorized to work in the United States

· Experience with the following are large pluses:

· Other common high-level languages (e.g. Python, Go)

· Version control systems (Git/GitHub)

· DevOps concepts and automation skills

· Jenkins CI, HoneyBadger, Prometheus, Grafana, JIRA

· Containerization/orchestration (e.g. Docker/Kubernetes/Docker Swarm)

· Clustering, High Availability

· Full-lifecycle configuration management

· Central logging and monitoring solutions

In combination with very competitive pay, you'll also receive:

· Competitive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision

· Flex hours, including occasional work from home

· Casual work environment, jeans encouraged

· A large variety of projects to work on

· Work with smart, cool and dedicated folks, including Chicago's best young FinTech professionals

· A fun, highly collaborative environment: you teach us, we'll teach you

· Rapid advancement in your skillset and experience

· Gourmet coffee/espresso

· Easy proximity to transit

· Sheltered bike rack

· Gym in building

· Mother's Room in office suite

· ADA compliant facilities

(Note: benefits/perks relating to office work become relevant only once the pandemic has subsided)

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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