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Senior Ruby Developer- Direct Hire in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Senior Ruby Developer- Durham, NC

Come work for a high-growth company where you can thrive on collaborative teams, and where everyone is encouraged to contribute ideas across all levels of the organization. You should desire to work in a fast moving and adaptive environment but with the stability, compensation and benefits of a successful company.

We're actively hiring for Senior Developers who thrive on collaborative teams where everyone works on everything, and everyone is encouraged to contribute ideas across all levels of the organization. We can provide you the excitement of a fast-moving and adaptive startup environment, coupled with the stability, compensation and benefits of a larger organization.

As a Senior Full-stack Developer you will use your development and leadership skills to build applications and systems that will help local businesses be more successful. You'll also be in on the ground floor of a company with tremendous upside, and have many options to grow your career alongside our growth.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and implement high quality, elegant SaaS software for desktop, mobile web and mobile apps
  • Optimize our database so the enormous amount of data we have remains fast and scalable.
  • Work alongside system architects to design our future technology plans
  • Collaborate directly with product management, marketing, design and engineering teams on new product features. Our developers are in tune with our customers and the business requirements, not just code
  • Mentor and help develop the talent for everyone on the engineering team
  • Build tools to make our internal processes better, faster, stronger
  • Help define the processes and frameworks to support a high-performing engineering organization
  • Provide your thoughts and perspective in every aspect of the company, not just technology. We encourage everyone to be plugged-in to the entire business and to chip in with ideas and action when they see opportunities to help

What You Should Have:

  • Expert experience designing and developing web applications
  • Mastery of at least one OO programming language, ideally Ruby
  • Experience working with common Internet technologies (e.g. JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, CSS, HTML, AJAX, etc.)
  • Strong belief in the importance of applying modern programming patterns in a Rails MVC environment. Experience in service-oriented API architecture a big plus
  • Passion for learning about and developing with new technologies, coupled with a pragmatism about using the right tool for the job
  • Big ideas and a tiny ego
  • A test-driven mindset and commitment to refactoring and tuning
  • Experience with React and responsive frameworks like Bootstrap is a plus

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive salary and potential for equity.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plan options (100% of basic plan premiums paid by company)
  • 401(k) plan with a company match of up to 4%
  • The ability to help define the foundational technology that will power the growth of our business
  • An environment that fosters transparency and the company vision through monthly company updates, happy hours and full disclosure employee discussions.

Job Requirements

Ruby, React