Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Company: Assurant
Location: Westlake , Ohio, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.FEB.2020


Assurant Labs is looking for a thoughtful, adaptive individual with a growth mindset to join our growing team as a Software Engineer. In thi...


Assurant Labs is looking for a thoughtful, adaptive individual with a growth mindset to join our growing team as a Software Engineer. In this role, you will work closely with a small product team to create web and mobile client applications to serve customers with an engaging, dynamic user experience. We have seen people thrive in this role from a variety of backgrounds, but we work mostly in Ruby on Rails and React Native. This role is focused more on server development, so Rails experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Responsibilities include solving problems, experimenting, and building features that we measure for value to our users. Candidates must have strong communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, sound judgment, and the ability to be productive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Responsibilities Build scalable, highly reliable product features Design, implement, and maintain applications used by both mobile and desktop clients Work closely with client developers to architect high-throughput systems Daily contributions to the Pocket Geek Platform by: writing code, unit tests, and integration tests creating and maintaining documentation pertaining to code and engineering processes identifying a problem, troubleshooting, and diagnosing an issue Work in a collaborative environment by: pair and/or mob programming communicating with Engineering Managers to track platform-level work communicating with Product Owners to share implementation status, roadblocks, and bright ideas Work in a cadence of two week sprints with daily stand-ups and bi-weekly retrospectives Conduct design and code reviews Grow subject matter expertise in programming, product, and platform Demonstrate success by maintaining high work standards Requirements Hands-on knowledge of version control systems such as Git Ruby experience, or similar dynamic scripting language experience Rails experience, or similar web framework experience Experience with templating frameworks (e.g., Haml, ERb) Experience with MySQL and relational database design Knowledge of RESTful API design Ability to demonstrate technical know-how through individual contributions, pair programming exercises, and architectural designs Technical leadership skills with the ability to resolve ambiguity in requirements Solid understanding of the full development life cycle A disciplined approach to development, testing, and quality assurance Ability to reason with and adapt to evolving development tasks and priorities Create and maintain rapport with team members Create and maintain professionalism with those inside and outside the office Hopes Experience with GraphQL Experience with TDD/BDD frameworks, such as Rspec and Cucumber Willingness to participate in mentoring and skills transfer among team members A continuous learning mindset that keeps you current on development best practices and trends Excellent communication Desire for a deep technical understanding for the problems at hand Ability to balance trade-offs between speed and quality based on business priorities Experience with React or React Native Our office is Detroit Rd STE 400 Westlake, OH, 44 . Office Perks include: Close to I-90, 20 minutes west of Downtown Cleveland with convenient walking access to shopping, banking and a variety of restaurants at Crocker Park Free parking 84942

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