Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer

Our client is seeking an Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer who is a startup fit, who can come in and take ownership of a well-designed backend/server-side codebase. You will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the servers and users. Your primary focus will be the development of server-side logic, maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance/responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

 

The Ideal Candidate: 
 
  • A continuous communicator, self­ learner, and change agent who can wear multiple hats while staying ahead of the game

  • Able to work extremely well on a cross functional team

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Guide the technical architecture of our backend/server-side systems

  • Mediate technical discussions or disagreements within the team ensuring that a successful resolution is reached efficiently
  • Operate successfully across different teams, building relationships and ensuring the success of multi-team projects

  • Work with Product Owners to define, estimate, and develop features to help achieve our business goals on a weekly basis

  • Work with other developers to ensure the quality of work produced is up to our standard and will achieve our goals

  • Take ownership over releasing new code to production systems while ensuring they are secure and scalable to business requirements

  • Be part of the on call rotation to fix issues if systems you own are not performing to standards we expect for ourselves and for customers

  • Ensure projects are properly defined before they start and have the resources they require to be successful

  • Provide regular project status updates to the team and company

  • Manage accounts, permissions, and settings for users across the company

  • Handle all onboarding and offboarding of employee accounts in the systems you own

  • Provide guidance on best practices for security within the company in order to protect our business and customer data

Requirements: 

 
  • 5+ years of experience with the Ruby on Rails framework
  • 5+ years of experience writing tests with RSpec
  • 5+ years of experience with MySQL as well as writing and analyzing SQL queries
  • 3+ years of experience designing, building and maintaining RESTful JSON APIs and supporting mobile clients
  • 3+ years of experience leading development teams
  • Experience setting up and maintaining continuous integration environments
  • Experience being on call and responding to systems that are down or underperforming
  • Experience working across multiple departments and teams to ensure the success of multi-team / multi-department projects

If you think you’re a good fit for this role, and can contribute to a startup style of a company, please apply below. 

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