Senior Ruby Engineer

Bold Penguin

Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

Remote

Yes

Employees

51-100

Salary

$120k - $150k

YOUR ROLE

In your role as a senior software engineer you will be an expert in modern day application development. You will have familiarity with the practices of high-performing engineering organizations such as Git-Flow, pull requests, unit testing, cloud architecture & design, and SCRUM. You will be an excellent hands-on contributor and you’ll be a mentor for other software engineers.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Build and maintain powerful APIs that will be used by agents to quote and bind policies for small business owners.
  • Write clean, well-tested code and automated unit tests using Ruby / Ruby on Rails.
  • Participate in agile ceremonies such as iteration planning, retrospective, and daily standups.
  • Work with product managers, designers, site-reliability engineers, and customers to build powerful, impactful products.
  • Participate in the full lifecycle of the software development life cycle from ideation to delivery.
  • Create more senior engineers by mentoring other engineers in areas such as unit testing, continuous integration, DRY/SOLID principles, and SDLC.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of professional experience with at least 3 years of Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and React
  • Previous working experience in high-growth technology companies and/or startups
  • Understanding of scrum, unit testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps
  • Knowledge of microservice architectures and RESTful APIs, especially in Ruby on Rails
  • Previous work experience in insurance and/or experience with policy rating very desirable.
  • Full-stack expertise in multiple tiers of modern web applications (e.g. front end, back end, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Bonus points for open source contributions and/or speaking experience