Senior Ruby Platform Engineer

Company: Chief People
Location: Mountain View , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 01.AUG.2017


Our client's mission is to empower people to make the best choices for their health and to help companies make the most of their health bene...


Our client's mission is to empower people to make the best choices for their health and to help companies make the most of their health benefits. We offer a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and can guide them to the right program, care, and provider. The platform also enables benefit leaders to communicate and measure their programs while driving employee engagement with targeted, relevant communications.

To date, our client has partnered with more than 200 large enterprise customers, spanning millions of lives, to improve healthcare outcomes, lower costs, and increase benefits satisfaction.

We're looking for a top caliber engineer with experience in building a data platform at internet scale. Our client's platform interacts with multitude of health/fitness devices and apps real time data streams. The ideal candidate will have top-notch skills, and preferably has experience working on early stage consumer service platforms. This is an opportunity to be part of a promising early stage startup in the exciting digital health/fitness space and to drive a new generation health/fitness platform architecture. If you've got the right skills and passion, we want you!

What you'll be doing:
Architecting, building, testing and refining new products and services throughout the backend platform stack, including cache, workflow, controller, and dat
Evolving various stack components to scale and address new service requirements
Designing and developing REST API and integration points for various platform services
Brainstorming and prototyping new concepts and approaches fast
Turning prototypes into real things


Worked on large scale SOA consumer systems

Fluency in Ruby and Ruby on Rails

Experience with designing REST based API's for consumer based services

At least 5 years of experience designing and building backend software platforms

Expert knowledge in optimization and scalability using various technologies

Experience with MySQL and MongoDB

Able to design and write well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism

Demonstrable track record building distributed, clustered, high-throughput applications

Talent and drive to build a winning product and platform

A team player in a flat-structured, highly collaborative agile environment is a must

Strong academic background, preferably in Computer Science

About our client:

Dynamic leadership grounded in Mission and Values. Clearly defined goals for you, with routine opportunities for feedback

Diverse, team-driven culture that thrives on fun

Commitment to employee development

High growth entrepreneurial environment

A commitment to the greater good: opportunity to participate in and lead community events

Opportunity to help change U.S. Healthcare

Unlimited time off policy

100% paid employee health benefit premiums

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