Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
FILD - Santa Monica, CA

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Are you a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer looking for a phenomenal start-up opportunity? Does the idea of working for a company that is taking steps toward making the world a better place excite you? If so, read on.

Well-funded start-up that received $27M in funding for their Series A from VCs like General Catalyst Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners seeks a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer to help them scale and build out their platform as they continue to grow in the e-commerce space as well as take it offline into the world of retail. They have a small team and are looking for someone with a solid background with Ruby. This person will get to build cool technology that actually betters the lives of millions.

What you will be doing – You will:

  • Build, design, and code new features and enhancements across both user-facing and admin sites
  • Application of systems-analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine hardware, software, or system-functional specifications
  • Implement UI from design flows, wires, and comps including designing, developing, documenting, analyzing, creating, testing or modifying programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system-design specifications
  • Participate in all aspects of a project life-cycle, from specifications through QA; Documenting , testing, creating or modifying computer programs related to the design of software or hardware for computer operating systems
  • Find and fix bugs, optimize scalability and performance, keep up-to-date with the latest relevant technologies
  • Work closely and cohesively with team members, spanning server-side engineering, back-end and front-end design, and creative.
  • Communicate realistic assessments of project status
  • Compile thorough documentation for team integration

What you need:

  • 3+ years of Rails development experience
  • Thorough understanding and application of Ruby on Rails, LAMP stack, and MySQL
  • Strong understanding of MVC architectures, object-oriented design, database design, and agile development techniques
  • Experienced with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX
  • Experienced with UNIX/LINUX/OSX operating systems, revision control, and basic system administration tasks
  • Proven ability to lead small teams and make good, effective design decisions
  • Experience working in an e-commerce environment (user accounts, payment gateways, fulfillment, etc) a plus
  • Rails 2.x & 3.x, Sinatra, Merb experience a plus
  • Cloud/AWS and distributed deployment experience a plus
  • Start-up experience a plus
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other related discipline
  • Start-up experience a plus

About you:

  • A self-directed individual who knows what needs to be done and operates with urgency, focus and discipline
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Have the ability to thrive in a high energy, fast growth, entrepreneurial start-up environment
  • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable
  • Have excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
  • Ethical, fair and of high integrity

What you get:

  • A well-funded start-up that believes in doing good in the community and building great products for the masses
  • Competitive Base Salary plus equity
  • Employee Equity Sharing Program
  • Health Benefits
  • Key role in a high growth organization

So, if you are a talented Ruby on Rails Developer looking for an amazing opportunity to build technology that will help in changing the world, apply today. Interviews are being scheduled immediately.