Sr Ruby Developer

Job ID: 2765

Reason this role is for you: Our client is a high growth, FinTech leader helping the world’s leading companies invest back in their businesses, grow and create jobs.

They are expanding their team and looking for a Sr. Ruby on Rails Engineer. You and the team will design and build technically innovative solutions to help businesses of all size reinvest, grow and impact the world of commerce. You will lead the migration of from a legacy frontend framework to modern one and improve the API layer for security and future modernization efforts. You will work closely with Product and Development Management to define roadmaps and product direction to meet needs of our customers. And of course, you’ll be hands-on in the code and contribute technically.

Role Expectations: 

  • Actively work to make our products better through:
  • Research and utilization of new technology and architectural design
  • Frontend modernization
  • API-first evolution
  • Contribute to the development of products through:
  • Daily hands-on development and use of automated testing
  • Review of work by other engineers on the TEAM
  • Assistance of product management with research and planning
  • Guide TEAM in modernization efforts on application (replacement of frontend framework, legacy ORM) iteratively.
  • Understand the legacy application infrastructure to support our application, fix defects and add required features.
  • Build code to specifications and unit test before checking into source control
  • Participates in, and reinforces, our agile development practice
  • Assist product management and lead developer with story carding and sprint planning
  • Participate in production on-call support rotation, assignments and/or attend daily production support calls to support production systems and resolve client support requests.
  • Participate in the deployment of our products and provide support if issues arise

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years of extensive experience developing and supporting critical business applications
  • Experience with Ruby for building REST APIs and web applications.
  • Experience developing REST APIs for both public and private consumption
  • Experienced with both native SQL and the use of an ORM and database management code like ActiveRecord, Data mapper
  • Proficient with client-side and server-side unit testing and capable of planning testing strategies and implementation of tests
  • Experienced in JavaScript (ES6+), single-page application frameworks.
  • Experienced with more than one programming language & framework
  • Able to quickly identify areas of improvement within the code base, and communicate issues effectively
  • Able to work independently and understand when escalation is required
  • Experienced with Git and can define and manage branching strategies
  • Experienced with code reviews and able to lead feedback and guidance to TEAM

Nice to Have:

  • Experience PostgreSQL and maintaining SQL, views, optimizing database.
  • Experience with Vue.js and exposure to Ember.js
  • Experience with APM, Exception handling and other monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Docker for production use.
  • Experience with the following specifications, tools and/or services:
    • circleci
    • OAuth
    • AWS
  • Experience working within an Agile environment (we use SCRUM).

Benefits:

  • 100% free healthcare insurance (+ spouse and children) including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 25 days paid time off + 11 holidays + 5 volunteer paid days (VTO) per year
  • Competitive annual bonus 
  • Strong work life balance – remote OK, flexible working hours
  • Parental leave
  • Professional growth, learning, and development opportunities and programs
  • Innovative, global, TEAM centric environment
  • Community service-oriented culture

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