Talented Engineers

Company: Fair
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.OCT.2018


Sr. Software Engineer Multiple Positions Available Please Include Resume with Application Link to your LinkedIn in a Plus


Senior Software Engineer – Ruby

We are looking for experienced engineers who are passionate about building clean code, fast API’s, and fully tested features. You will be building features from scratch, integrating with 3rd party API’s, and controlling the flow of millions of dollars through our applications. You’ll work with microservices on AWS, multiple languages, and a great engineering team with a fun culture.

What You’ll Do:

  • Evolve the very idea of vehicle ownership!

  • Design and build new features, enhancements, and infrastructure updates

  • Build and maintain microservices, designing and implementing APIs, gRPC services, manage cross service integration testing and create robust, fault tolerant services

  • Work across multiple teams

  • Work with job processing and message queues

  • Implement robust distributed systems

  • Test, deploy, and monitor changes on test and production environments

  • Participate in code reviews on GitHub

    What You’ll Have:

  • 2+ years of professional experience using dynamic, high-level languages (preferably Ruby or similar)

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in professional software development

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or mathematics or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of professional experience building APIs

  • Familiarity with SQL databases and query languages

  • Experience with ORMs preferred (e.g. ActiveRecord)

  • Experience with building and operating software in the cloud (AWS preferred, or a similar cloud


  • Experience with automated testing (unit, functional, and integration tests)

  • Ability to contribute to and excel in a team environment

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently

  • Great communication skills

    Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Linux containers (LXC) and similar technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.).

  • Experience maintaining a robust service oriented architecture with cross service integrations

  • Experience with gRPC or other RPC frameworks

  • Writes clear and concise tests just as quickly as production code

  • Experience with Background Jobs / Message Queues (sidekiq, rabbitMQ, sneakers)

  • Familiarity with build tools and automation in software engineering - such as in Continuous

    Integration/Delivery (CI/CD) environments

    What You'll Get:

  • 100% coverage of medical, dental & vision benefits for employees AND their families

  • Equity incentives (it’s only Fair that we are all owners of the company)

  • Unlimited vacation package

  • Daily catered lunch and fully stocked kitchen

  • Cellphone reimbursement

  • 401(k)

  • Green commuter benefits (1 block from Light rail)

  • Paid parking

  • Employee referrals rewards

  • Diverse & inclusive culture

  • Leadership & mentorship programs

  • Discount on Fair cars

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