Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer (REMOTE)

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Posted 9 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Job Overview:
Our start-up client will be hiring a talented backend developer with a Ruby on Rails background. In this role, you'll be working to evolve and maintain the API, data processing pipelines, and other backend systems.

This is position is 100% REMOTE (US candidates only).

*We are unable to work with 3rd party or corp-to-corp candidates for this position***

We're looking for people who:

Are great communicators - Effective communication is key to how we work. We value patience and empathy in our product planning, support, and day-to-day relations.
Work well both collaboratively and independently - You'll be working on a team of 2-3 developers. We come together to pair on tricky problems and architecture, then dive deep on individual tasks.
Are ready to learn and share knowledge - Everyone comes to our company with their own set of skills and experiences. Cross-training, code review, mentorship, and curiosity all help us build better products.

Responsibilities:

Work closely with our web and mobile developers on the implementation of new product features
Collaborate on API design and architecture decisions
Diagnose and troubleshoot backend issues in production
Maintain integrations with external services, such as Stripe, Iterable, Mapbox, and our campground partners
Update and maintain existing API functionality

Qualifications:

3+ years of Ruby on Rails backend development experience on production apps
JSON API development
A solid understanding of object-oriented programming and design
Relational database skills - we use PostgreSQL views, triggers, and functions

Preferred:

Experience with Elasticsearch
Knowledge of JSON-API::Resources
Familiarity with DevOps tools and cloud infrastructure management