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Ruby Developer

Intellum · Jan 5th 2021

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We are currently looking for a Senior Rails Engineer to join our team and become a key part of all of our engineering efforts!


  • Write well-crafted, high-quality, self-documented, and easy to maintain code
  • Design, implement, and test new performance and security improvements for our platform

  • Work collaboratively with teammates

  • Perform code reviews for teammates

  • Periodically take on tier 2 on-call support duties to handle support requests

  • Troubleshooting our production app and isolating issues to fix

  • Senior Engineers are additionally expected to:

  • Drive the architectural direction of the software

  • Take on ownership of major components or engineering processes

  • Mentor less-experienced engineers and ensure code quality


  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience developing software professionally

  • 3 - 5 years experience writing production Rails applications

  • Ruby (We're on 2.x)

  • Rails (We're on 6.x)

  • PostgreSQL (We're on 12)

  • Background/async processing solutions (such as Sidekiq)

  • Experience with Rails application server (such as Passenger)

  • Experience with cloud computing platform (such as AWS, GCS)

  • Solid experience working on larger scale production Rails applications and have good all around back end skills.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally

  • Excellent understanding of relational databases and SQL

  • Exposure to NoSQL technologies such as Redis and ElasticSearch

  • Experience with version control tools such as Git and GitHub


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent related experience

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Occasional irregular work hours

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, etc.

  • Extended time viewing a computer monitor

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time


  • Insurance (US Based Only)
  • Medical - 100% of employee premiums covered

  • Dental - 100% of employee premiums covered

  • Vision - 100% of employee premiums covered

  • 401(k) with matching (US Based Only)

  • Education (Available to all employees)

  • $3,500 per year in educational funds (“Boost Budget”)

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