Ruby on Rails Developer

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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 4-5 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
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