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Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Boatyard · Nov 9th 2020

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Boatyard is an exciting tech company on a mission to connect the world of boating through our award-winning mobile app and SaaS software.

We are looking for a senior engineer who would embrace the opportunity to take a leadership role with our fast growing startup. Our ideal candidate has 7+ years experience as a Ruby on Rails engineer, with 3+ years in a leadership role.. If you are a collaborative, problem solver with a passion for programming, we'd love to hear from you.

Our tech stack :

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Postgres Database (on AWS RDS)

  • NginX web server

  • Amazon Web Services for Hosting (EC2 instances)

  • WePay Payments (payment integration)

  • JSON based Boatyard API

  • GraphQL

  • Apollo

Front end:

  • React Native

  • React

This is a unique opportunity for a self-driven problem solver who is passionate about delivering quality code.


  • Collaborating with the operations team on sprint planning, scheduling and implementation

  • Creating and maintaining a feature roadmap with founder and key stakeholders

  • Managing the development team to ensure on-time delivery of product features and completion of sprints

  • Implement unit testing and plan for ongoing development of a test suite Managing app development projects

  • Perform additional development projects, such as email campaigns, website development, etc.

  • Manage admin/developer accounts for various third-party applications

  • Performing code reviews and QA

  • Improving existing APIs and building new, unit-tested APIs, Creating unit tests

  • Ensure that features are being delivered efficiently and on-time and as the most practical solution to meet business goals.


  • 5+ years experience developing Ruby on Rails apps that interface with Restful APIs

  • Experience with Third-Party API Integrations

  • Possess excellent communication skills

  • Fluent speaking and writing in English

  • Write high quality, well-structured code

  • Available to work 40+ hours/week during EST work hours

  • Experience with graphQL a plus

  • Experience with DevOps (AWS) a plus

Why Boatyard?

  • You would be joining a team that believes our work is a craft, and takes great pride in what we do.

  • We are an innovation lab within a larger company, combining the culture of a startup with the security of working for a corporation

  • Lots of opportunity for growth

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