Ruby Developer - Change an Industry | Change the World
Weathermatic - Dallas, TX

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Our code is written in Ruby and runs on the Rails stack backed by a MySQL database. Our infrastructure is hosted on Amazon via cloud services. We are looking for a programming superstar to join our team of gifted hardware and software virtuosos. You have the opportunity to be on the ground floor of helping transform an industry with web-based software while making a profound impact on water conservation and helping support our Save Water, Give Life cause.

Skills & Requirements

Job Responsibilities

Develop new SmartLink application features that support the expanding business opportunities and requirements

Help maintain existing code base and optimize for maximum scalability

Work with the hardware engineering team to optimize hardware and software integration.

Help identify new software features that can drive additional revenue growth

Coordinate with contract software developers to maximize development efficiencies.

Minimum Qualifications

Ruby on Rails 3.x experience

Good knowledge of MySQL

Functional knowledge of Ruby socket programming

Evidence of good user experience design skills

High level JavaScript competency

Candidate must provide examples of functional Ruby applications and clean code

Preferred Skills

Amazon AWS experience, EC2/S3/SQS/SES

Resque / Redis


API Design using Rabl

About Weathermatic

Weathermatic is a leading provider of water-conserving irrigation technology and services. Based in Dallas, TX, Weathermatic products have been installed in over 70 countries and in high profile properties like the U.S. Capitol Building, Buckingham Palace and the College Football Hall of Fame. We are the leader in Smart irrigation control with more than 250,000 installations. These systems save 20-60% in landscape water on most properties.

We have recently launched SmartLink, a web-based irrigation control system that is the most intuitive and affordable product in the industry and rapidly becoming the industry standard. Through our Save Water, Give Life program, we donate $1 per month for every SmartLink connection to global clean water projects. These contributions will bring safe and clean water to thousands of the world's neediest children in the coming year.

About this company
Established in 1945, Weathermatic is a Dallas, TX based worldwide manufacturer of the highest quality, water efficient irrigation products....