Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Ruby on Rails - Host Rite


Job Description

The ideal team member thinks Ruby on Rails is good news and is at home in a primarily Bootstrap and JavaScript-based front end. Additionally, we are looking for people who take strong ownership of every system they touch, prioritize requests while staying flexible and positive, and have the intrinsic motivation that drives a passion for continual learning

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Designing, building, and maintaining efficient, reusable, reliable, and scalable Ruby code
  • Identifying opportunities to improve code, data management, and platform usability
  • Working with the lead developer to best understand all needs and coding requirements
  • Writing, enhancing, or updating code across the entire technology stack with a particular emphasis on the back-end
  • Working with a variety of third-party API integrated services (and the potential to add and leverage a few more)
  • Manipulating, mining, and studying data from our platform
  • Offering improvement suggestions wherever appropriate
  • Reviewing and debugging other developers’ code
  • Improving and maintaining applications after deployment

We are looking for someone with:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a web application developer
  • A strong understanding of Ruby and Rails
  • Experience managing infrastructure of a growing application
  • Experience working with legacy code
  • Experience authoring and managing third-party API integrations
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Appreciation for and experience with version control (GitHub)
  • The ability to translate feature requests into design specifications (think Jira, Confluence)
  • Experience with cloud platform providers (i.e. Heroku, AWS, GCP)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Extra credit:

  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with data analysis and any data specific languages (i.e. Python, R, etc.)
  • Experience providing strong customer service, or strong empathy for the customer experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $83,250.00 - $96,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift


  • Ruby and Rails: 3 years (Required)
  • third-party API integrations: 1 year (Required)
  • cloud platform: 1 year (Required)
  • web application developer: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings


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