Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails

Houston-TX
  Category :  Engineers 
  Position Type : Direct Hire 

Job Description

Heeeey….You.…

  • Do you have at least 3 years’ experience with Ruby and non-trivial Rails?
  • Have you mastered the “art” of being a remote team member?
  • Are you experienced working in a loose structured Kanban board format?

Then we REALLY want to talk to you…

About Our Team And Your Role

The Engineering Team works closely with stakeholders across the organization to deliver solutions to both internal and external customers. We have been a fully remote team for over 12 years. We adhere to a loose agile process (not scrum) using a kanban board and an automated CI/CD pipeline. We’re a small team, but we deliver big results. We care about writing quality code and taking the time to balance immediate business needs with long-term, technical costs.

As Our Software Engineer You Will Be

  • Working closely with Senior Staff engineers to design, develop, maintain, and deliver full stack products for both internal and external customers.
  • Working in an agile environment with a team that deploys multiple times a day.
  • Contributing to process improvements, best practices, tooling, and engineering strategy.
  • Working in close partnership with cross-functional teams and management to advance client’ vision.

Our Stack

  • Ruby 2.6, Rails 5 (Upgrading to latest is high-priority and in-progress)
  • React, Stimulus, vanilla JS (Familiarity)
  • MySQL (or other relational databases), Redis, Elasticsearch
  • GCP, Kubernetes (GKE), Terraform, Docker
  • Sidekiq
  • Rspec, CircleCI
  • Slack, Jira

What You Need

  • 3+ years of experience shipping high-quality, non-trivial Rails applications.
  • Strong grasp of Computer Science concepts, such as object-oriented design, data structures, general understanding of algorithmic complexities, etc.
  • Strong relational database skills such as schema design, query building and optimization.

Additional Skills

  • Desire to build reliable, maintainable software rather than haphazardly shipping features.
  • Experience with continuous integration and writing meaningful, non-brittle tests.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical people.
  • Be self-driven and comfortable working in a remote team environment.
  • Have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Thrive in a collaborative and dynamic environment involving diverse stakeholders and subject matter experts.

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with GCP, Kubernetes, and Terraform (or similar technologies).
  • Desire to mentor more junior engineers.

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