Ruby on Rails Developer (E.H.) #110

  • Back-end
  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • 36000 USD / Year
  • This position has been filled

(E.H)

Ruby on Rails, Node.js, HTML, CSS

Company Overview

The company is a community-based, social media livestreaming app for finding like-minded friends and partners. Through the power of livestreaming technology, users are able to form real-time connections with members of their own communities. By offering a subscription dating service as well as a livestreaming platform, we make it easy for users to flirt, chat, and date in real-time– all within the same app!

Since founding, we’ve always lived by our four core values:

  1. We put our users first,
  2. We are diverse,
  3. We are adaptive, and
  4. We have the can-do spirit.

We are a team of innovative, and friendly individuals who are redefining the rules of connecting with others. We believe that our dedication to livestreaming and online dating technologies will bring highly efficient and safer connections to many minority communities all over the world. We are currently looking for a Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails experience to join our growing team who shares our enthusiasm for taking on today’s toughest challenges in livestreaming.

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer with Ruby on Rails (and JavaScript) experience to join our team and help drive the future of our business. You will be working with highly motivated and extremely talented engineers with quality, performance, and scale in mind.

Our core belief is that the customers are our number one priority, so we work hard to deliver value back to them with everything we do. We believe strongly in team ownership of systems, which includes defining the vision of the services to prioritization of projects.

• Experienced software engineer – with high-level technical skills in RoR and JavaScript (Node.js)
• Collaborative, and excited to be a key player on the team
• Passionate about open source technology, continuous learning, pair programming, peer code
reviews, and technical talks

Responsibilities

• Building our best-in-class web-based UI that emphasizes ease-of-use, simplicity, clarity,
and performance
• Contributing to all aspects of the services under the team’s ownership, which includes
developing new and innovative features
• Optimizing for scale
• Identifying opportunities for process and tool improvements
• Collaborating on the vision of the services under the team’s ownership
Other responsibilities;
• Engineers are expected to support systems they develop in production

Requirements

• BS or MS degree in Computer Science completed
• 3+ years of relevant software development experience
• Deep technical background coding in JavaScript (Node.js), HTML, and CSS
• Experience shipping iOS applications or Web applications with Ruby on Rails
• Experience with software engineering practices (e.g., unit testing, code reviews, design
documentation)
• Strong knowledge of how the Web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page
rendering, etc)
• Solid software development fundamentals (Data Structures, algorithms, problem solving, OO
Design, and system architecture)
• Experience working closely across a variety of teams including product management, designers,
and backend engineers
• Ability to clearly communicate to technical and non-technical audiences
• A dedicated and enthusiastic approach to solving problems
• Passionate about what you do and care deeply about the things you build

What we’d like you to have, but not a dealbreaker

• Data-informed product development experience (e.g., analytics, A/B testing)
• Experience with some technologies: AWS, Docker, Android or Machine Learning

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