Senior Ruby Developer (Remote: North America)

Purepoint · Jul 10th 2017

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We are looking for a Senior Ruby Developer to join our existing team. The position is full time and you can work remote. We are looking for somebody based in North America.

Strong knowledge of Ruby is required. Real world experience building and maintaining Ruby on Rails apps is a must - from UI to APIs. This project will involve being part of a team working on an application used by tens of thousands of customers every day.

Our typical project stack is Ruby, Rails, JavaScript and PostgreSQL. We prefer developers who are are language agnostic and embrace testing new approaches to solve problems.

This project involves working on a heavily customised international ecommerce store running on Spree Commerce.

Role responsibilities

  1.  Work in an agile team, taking part in standups, and retrospectives (Via video conferencing)

  2. Understand the structure of existing applications and how to work with them

  3. Interact regularly with our client’s technical team

  4. Use your knowledge of Ruby on Rails to build robust applications

  5. Review commits made by other team members

What we look for

An ideal candidate is autonomous, proactive, and has experience working in a variety of different languages. We admire developers who take initiative, make their own decisions and implement them clearly. Front end knowledge is also a bonus.

As a Purepoint developer you will work in a small and close-knit group. Our mindset is focused on constant iteration and improvement.

Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Minimum 4 years Rails experience

  • A strong understanding of HTML5 and CSS3

  • Experience working with Bootstrap

  • Experience required working with APIs, Git, and complex server side design

  • Frontend experience is a bonus

  • Experience working in an agile software team environment

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