• Location: USA, Florida, Tampa
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: Ruby Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 25th Sep, 2020
  • Reference: 0087


What You'll be Doing
  • Design, document, build, and maintain performant APIs in Ruby on Rails that underpin our products and are consumed by 3rd party developers
  • Nurture a high performance small team by helping our developers through pairing and code reviews, and sometimes holding learning sessions in the team
  • Give and receive constructive feedbacks
  • Work with UX designers and frontend engineers, so we can provide them with excellent foundations for them to build world-class products
  • Make technical judgement calls to balance time we invest and values we intend to bring to the world, while keeping our code base sustainable, and reduce surprises
  • Constantly improve our development practices


About You
  • Extensive experience working with gems in the Ruby/Rails ecosystem (e.g. Devise, Pundit, etc.).
  • A dedication to automated testing, push-button deployment, and configuration management through IT automation.
  • Experience building large-scale production web applications with API interfaces.
  • A willingness to jump in and experiment with new technologies, and to get out of your comfort zone.
  • Have created a web application from scratch for a production use and maintained it
  • Have gone through performance challenges of a production RoR web application (e.g. stress testing and performance tuning)
  • Have implemented something in Ruby outside RoR framework and popular Ruby libraries (e.g. a Ruby gem, a DSL)
  • Have good understandings of multiple kinds of tests, and use some of them in your daily development activities
  • Have experiences with asynchronous jobs and/or data pipelines
  • Have contributed to open source communities
  • Have understanding why RoR is designed in the current way, and how it has influenced other web frameworks
  • Have understanding of what makes RoR possible
  • Have knowledge of other web application frameworks
  • Have good understanding of various project management methodologies, and when to use them
  • Care about your craft that brings values to users, and understand why before working on a project
  • Have influenced other developers through PR reviews and pair-programming
  • Have given talks at meetups/conferences and/or written articles/books in tech
  • Critically examine your thinking and ideas on a regular basis, and you are open to constructive criticism
  • You try to articulate your points in discussions and in your code
  • Can work with and help product managers to maximize the values we deliver as a unit
  • Have a desire to own a product or a service


Bonus Points
  • Have sunset a web application in production
  • Have designed and documented APIs that are consumed by multiple users excluding yourself
  • Have played a technical lead role of a team and pushed the bar of the team continuously and collaboratively
  • Specific experience with real-world DNS and/or email authentication standards is a plus.
  • Have a genuine interest in for the mission of enhancing our zero-trust approach to email sender identity.
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels of the stack rails, Ruby, Javascript ES6 and/or React.
  • Experience building, provisioning, and deploying services in the cloud in an automated fashion.


If you would be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Tyler Dietrich at 813-437-6859 or via email at t.dietrich@frgconsulting.com. Call as soon as possible; interviews are being schedule as soon as this afternoon!

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