Sr. Ruby on Rails Engineer

Company: Prosum
Location: Los Angeles , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.JUL.2019


COMPANY Our client is a social content company that provides creative, strategy, and marketing services for both talent and brand clients ...



Our client is a social content company that provides creative, strategy, and marketing services for both talent and brand clients in order to grow, engage, and monetize their social audiences. Its unique clientele includes over 400 brands and over 2,500 creators and celebrities that generate more than 7 billion monthly video views across a global network of social channels.


Our client is looking for a talented Software Engineer driven to create fast and scalable systems. You will work with a team of world-class software engineers responsible for building and maintaining high performance, modular, and scalable components used across our entire platform.


  • Design, build and maintain efficient, fast, scalable systems

  • Understand requirements from stakeholders and provide estimates of work

  • Interface with various internal and external teams to help define requirements, interfaces, and implementation approaches

  • Provide troubleshooting support and fix bugs across platforms

  • Work with Agile team members to write clear, concise and comprehensive features

  • Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives

  • Consistently execute against a product roadmap to deliver multiple features across the portfolio of service components enabling our clients to more effectively run their business


  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent engineering degree

  • 5+ years professional software development experience with Ruby on Rails stack.

  • Good understanding of relational databases (PostgreSQL/MySQL) as well as other data stores and their strengths and weaknesses

  • Experience developing high performance, large scale distributed services

  • A passion for writing great code that is maintainable and standards-driven

  • Must be self-directed and be able to prioritize own workload

  • Experience working with an MVC framework

  • Strong grasp of Computer Science fundamentals (Data Structures, Algorithms, etc...)

  • Able to approach large, complex problems and solve them systematically

  • Cloud-based hosting and systems architecture knowledge (AWS or other)


  • Interest in learning Ruby on Rails

  • AWS Services

  • Programming languages (Shell scripting, Ruby, JavaScript)

  • Version control (Git)


  • Use What You Need paid time off

  • Flexible dress code

  • Kitchen stocked with snacks

  • Pet Insurance

  • Catered meal on Fridays

  • Health, dental and vision benefits

  • 401(k) with a company match

  • Both paid maternity time and paid paternity time

  • Dog-friendly Fridays

  • Bright & talented staff CEO was a co-creator or Youtube

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