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SDE (Ruby on Rails)

SDE (Ruby on Rails)
WA, Seattle

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer - Product Team 

We build great products that improve how companies work together. We are a close-knit, nimble team helping millions of customers around the world to work more effectively. We make secure file sharing services that enable businesses of all sizes to get deals done faster & delight their clients.

We are looking for a proven Senior Rails Developer to join our Product team. The ideal candidate will have broad experience architecting, developing, and maintaining full-stack web projects and possess a solid understanding of CS fundamentals. We look for people with great instincts who are not afraid to make mistakes and will strive to produce polished code via test-driven development. We’re not weighed down by multiple layers of management; you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact with your work.

This position is full-time and based in our Seattle office.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build fast and resilient product features, systems, and experiences
  • Contribute to strategic decisions with the rest of the product team
  • Translate complex problems, customer needs, and business objectives into actionable development goals
  • Take full ownership of development projects from concept, through implementation and iteration, to deployment and maintenance
  • Work closely with Designers to define feature specifications and bring your ideas to life
  • Mentor Developers and distill expertise and best practices to the team
  • Work efficiently in a fast-paced, self-directed environment

Requirements

  • Solid CS fundamentals
  • At least 4 years of experience developing full-stack web projects
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented programming principles
  • Previous experience with Ruby on Rails or another modern web application framework
  • Familiarity with Git or another modern version control system
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL
  • Ability to work both independently and in cooperation with others
  • A sense of urgency and ownership over the things you work on
  • Detail-oriented practices with pragmatic views towards shipping
  • Ability to give and receive direct feedback in a professional manner
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • A positive attitude

Bonus Points

  • Experience developing large-scale web products
  • Experience leading or managing a team of developers
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, HAProxy, Nginx, RabbitMQ, Redis, or Memcached
  • Experience working with operations to build and scale back-end infrastructure
  • Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript libraries, preferably jQuery and Backbone.js
  • Experience with HTML and S/CSS
  • Experience working at a SaaS company

 

We believe healthier people create healthier software. We operate sane office hours, take appropriate coffee breaks, stock the place with a bevy of healthy snacks, and provide gym memberships so you can work out during the day.


Top Points: 

  • Brand new office downtown: great view of Elliot Bay, open floor plan, stocked kitchen
  • -Working hard, having fun!
  • Flexible hours, vacation time – lax environment
  • Gym or CrossFit memberships complimentary
  • Everyone gets 3 weeks of flex time per year. Vacation, sick days, etc all deduct from your flex bucket. Everyone also gets 5 additional flex days for Christmas - New Year break. Some take the entire week between those two holidays off; some spread those 5 days across multiple weeks.
  • Big on Work/Life Balance
  • Dogs in office occasionally
  • Health Focused (team regularly works out together)
  • Genuine is the best word to describe their people


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