Principal Backend Ruby Engineer (Remote) – 4097



Principal Backend Ruby Engineer (Remote) – 4097 Remote

Come join this remote Series C opportunity and build solutions for a cutting edge high-scale IoT platform serving hundreds of thousands (soon to be millions) of users. This is a great opportunity to combine software challenges at scale with a unique hardware/IoT/Video product.     


What You Will Be Doing

  • Collaborate with Product, Design, and other Engineering teams to design, construct, and enhance the APIs and services that power our products.
  • Take charge of large-scale projects from idea to launch with a customer-centric mindset.
  • Guide a team of 3-4 engineers who specialize in Ruby on Rails development, ensuring that their work aligns with our standards.
  • Develop efficient, reusable, reliable, and testable code.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, create solutions, and propose optimizations.
  • Implement patterns and systems that enable independently deployable full-stack microservices at a level of granularity that is appropriate for team composition and business value.
  • Maintain code quality, organization, and automation.
  • Create new documentation and enhance existing documentation.
  • Lead by example as a dedicated, passionate, and flexible technologist who is constantly seeking the best solution to a problem.
  • Help define, document, evolve, and promote high engineering standards and best practices across various areas.

What You Will Need

  • 6+ years of experience as a professional developer with a focus on Ruby on Rails.
  • 2+ years of professional development experience with one or more additional programming languages.
  • 2+ years of experience mentoring a team of engineers.
  • Have a strong background in automated CI/CD pipelines.
  • Have experience working in and promoting Agile environments.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of testing, including when, what, and how to test.
  • Have extensive experience in developing and maintaining APIs and integrating with third-party APIs.
  • Have practical experience working in a distributed/cloud-based environment, such as Amazon EC2/ECS, Lambdas, No-SQL DB, or Azure, within a microservice architecture.
  • Have experience using both MySQL and PostgreSQL databases.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills, which enable effective communication with both business and technical teams


Nice to Have

  • Experience with a time series database technology
  • Experience with development for IoT devices
  • Familiarity within a Dockerized environment
  • Demonstrate proficiency in overseeing the security of Linux, AWS, and Docker environments


Why Us

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive Salary : $180,000 – $200,000
  • Remote


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.



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