Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

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💼 Contract💰 Up to $70,000.00📍 United States⏰ Deadline 7th August 2020

Job Description

Codelitt is looking for a Ruby on Rails senior engineer with experience building highly complex applications. You will be responsible for architecting and implementing a currently in-progress internal product. You will be the lead developer of a small team, and work together with a designer and project manager to achieve the goals of the application.


  • 2 weeks of vacation per year and flexible sick leave
  • Healthcare benefits, including dental and vision (US Only)
    Your birthday off
  • Your local public holidays off
  • Maternity and paternity benefits
  • The chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients in the world
  • Learn from the best and brightest in product development, including design, engineering, user testing, and more
  • The flexibility to work anywhere you prefer and feel most productive
  • Numerous team building events throughout the year

In 1 month, you'll:

  • Get an understanding of the engineering department processes, tools, and practices
  • Understand the project architecture and goals
  • Receive access to our learning resources
  • Be part of the engineering department decision making
  • Start a mentorship process with the Chief Technology Officer

In 3 months+, you'll:

  • Own the project from an engineering point of view
  • Every quarter you'll receive feedback about your performance with guidance about how to improve on your career
  • Lead the project you are now responsible for, alongside your engineering colleagues


  • Architect and develop a Ruby on Rails application
  • Discuss features and offer possible solutions
  • Estimate tasks accordingly based on your past experiences
  • Provide and receive feedback on pull requests
  • Maintain the application's a development/QA/production servers and keep them up and running
  • Provide help and guidance to other engineers on the project
    In the future, in case you are interested, you may be part of the mentorship team and help guide less experienced engineers with their careers


  • Experience working and collaborating with teams
  • Experience building complex applications with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience in Linux and command line a must
  • Solid Javascript experience a must
  • Proven work with Ruby on Rails
  • You know how to architect all components of front-end projects
  • You have experience reading the API documentation and working with different endpoints to compose the desired effect
  • You know how to run projects through solid processes (Git flow, code reviews, reviewing stories, planning)
  • Picks up new technologies quickly and efficiently
  • Uses Git for all of your projects
  • Creates tests before they write code (TDD is your thing)
  • Knowledge of OOP and software design principles
  • Driven, ambitious, and interested in tech
  • Self-motivated
  • Acumen. You must be able to think of and judge multiple solutions for a problem and be able to reason between them
  • You know how to build secure apps
  • You know how to optimize frontend load times, debug rendering issues, and overall provide a smooth experience to the user
  • Knowledge of responsive frontends



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