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  • Location

    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Job title:

    Software Engineer - Ruby

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Job ref:

    6681

Software Engineer - Ruby

We are looking for a senior back-end engineer to join the engineering team. The ideal person for this role enjoys automating business processes, architecting interactions with third-party services, writing tests to ensure the reliability and robustness of our web applications. The position will primarily be focused on performing backend work, with DevOps mixed in from time to time.

The need:

Looking for an engineer who wants to get deep into the guts of their application stack and add scalable features that support our business processes, use 3rd party APIs to automate the boring out of work, and capture data submitted by our users for processing.

They are a team of 11 people, so every person has the opportunity to make a big impact on the business in multiple ways. The application is  hosted on AWS/Heroku and use Postgres, SNS/SQS, Redis. The front-end application is written in a combination of Vue and Ruby on Rails and it talks to a back-end API written in Ruby/Roda. 

Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

- 5+ years experience performing back end programming tasks

- Experience tracking down issues, performing root cause analysis, fixing and ensuring issues don't occur again

- Can provide us with examples of work you've done in the past that illustrates your attention to detail and problem-solving skills

- Passionate about building good software that makes an impact on people's lives

- Have the ability to work on your own

Communication:

- You communicate clearly and efficiently in verbal and written communication both inside and outside of the team

Technical Skills:

- Understand that programming languages are tools, not ideologies and are comfortable working in the right one for the task at hand (we use Ruby, Javascript/Vue)

- Demonstrated ability to work with a back end language solving real business problems

- Experience with git

Bonus Points:

- You have experience with Ruby and/or Ruby on Rails

- Familiarity with Postgres, through active record, sequel or sql

- You have experience with testing and automation

- You have a technical background and a BS or MS in a computer-related or hard science field

- Interested in owning a large portion of a codebase


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