Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Racket • Posted September 12th

Location
REMOTE ONLY
Position
Category
Software Development
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Racket is the easiest way to record, publish, and distribute audio content.

We're backed by some of the best investors in the industry. We're headquartered in LA and remote-friendly. We're a growing global team on an ambitious mission.

We are looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer to join our dev team. The ideal candidate is analytical, highly organized, and self-motivated with a proven track record in delivering modern applications (particularly using Ruby). Beyond strong technical skills, we are looking for someone with mature communication skills and the desire to be a part of a cooperative development effort.

This role will grow into opportunities to work on other tech stacks and other projects - as a small company you'll always have the opportunity to work on new challenges.

Sound like the future you want to build? Here’s a little more of what we’re looking for…

You'll:
  • Work directly with everyone on our core team
  • Have a meaningful impact on the direction and development of the product
  • Find solutions with your right-brain; test solutions with your left-brain
  • Take concepts from idea to dev-ready single-handedly
  • Create weird and delightful experiences on Racket

You should:
  • Have at least 4 years experience as an engineer. 
  • Be fluent in Ruby, Javascript, and at least 1 other language.
  • Have experience creating RESTful APIs for integration with mobile apps and websites.
  • Understand object-oriented design, design patterns and how they apply to Ruby.
  • Understand the importance of both speed and quality, and the trade-offs of choosing one over the other.
  • Be a strong communicator. You will be expected to have opinions on the product and share them with the team.
  • Bonus points if you have experience building iOS or Android apps!
We’ll provide:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Health insurance
  • Apple equipment
  • A WFH stipend
  • Unlimited PTO
  • A 'scout' fund of $30K/year that you can invest in startups and earn carry on