Sr. Backend Engineer (Ruby)

Job ID: 2712
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Remote Policy: 100% remote is fine
Reason this role is for you:
Our client has a data-driven analytics platform and is looking for a Sr. Backend Engineer (Ruby) to join their growing team building the newest services on the platform. Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and relish the opportunity to work on new features and contribute to the technical decisions of our products. Additionally, this person will also serve as a Senior voice on the team, helping support both the team members and the product itself.

Role Expectations:

  • Deliver incredible products. Responsible for helping drive and develop the newest services on the platform
  • Shared responsibility. We collaborate with Product Managers, QA, and Engineers, as equals to provide quality services for our customers
  • Love the database.This position will help maintain one of our busiest databases. We need fast querying and high reliability. You’ll track the metrics and optimize to keep things running smoothly
  • Communicate well. Writing documentation of your new APIs will be critical to the success of this new service. You will also work with our product team to understand the long term product roadmap so we will never be boxed in by new feature requests. Our code reviews seek understanding of the change, we let robots enforce the guide
  • Be a good teammate. You'll be helpful, open-minded, respectful, and collaborative. You'll support your teammates and challenge them to do their best work
  • Learn. Regardless of your level of experience or seniority, you'll work to improve your skills
Required Skills:
  • Experience building web applications with Ruby on Rails or experience with two other backend languages
  • Strong database experience (Postgres, Redis)
  • Writing unit tests to ensure good code quality and sufficient coverage
  • Collaborating with a team in making technical design decisions
  • Architecting and designing new microservices
  • Refactoring systems to perform well at scale
  • Basic understanding of a Javascript framework
Nice to Have:
  • Telephony or VOIP experience
  • Active Directory
  • Twilio
  • EKS, Docker
Technologies and tools we use:
  • Ruby, Rails, Sidekiq, and Rspec
  • Angular, Javascript, Typescript
  • Postgres, Redis, and Elasticsearch
  • Twilio and other telephony providers


  • 100% medical coverage for employees
  • Competitive HSA with company matching
  • Generous dental and vision plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 401K options with company dollar-for-dollar match
  • Employee stock options available from day one
  • $2,000 annual educational allowance
  • Catered lunch every Tuesday * an in-office perk
  • MARTA transportation and office parking expenses covered
  • Employee charitable donation company match, up to $500 annually
  • Regular company outings and events *yes, even during COVID, except virtually
  • Remote work from home options with $500 office stipend to set up your home office

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