Job Description

Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Location:

MedfordMassachusetts

Date Posted:

6/30/2021

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Christopher Stile

Recruiter Email:

christopher.stile@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -062021-14584

Job Description

Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Our team is passionate about addressing real-world problems with digital solutions. We’re looking for enthusiastic problem solvers who are ready to join a fast-paced team and make a big impact. It’s not just a job, it’s a mission to make driving safer, smarter, and more enjoyable for everyone. 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build and extend our client-facing Open API to provide roadside assistance to everything from connected vehicles to insurance apps. You’ll help us develop the models, business logic, and GraphQL API layer to provide a highly available and scalable platform to run the roadside assistance marketplace we've built over the past 3 years. You’ll also help us technically lead a small team of engineers and projects from start to finish.

We are a highly automated team using continuous integration with model, integration, and system tests to build a high-quality product while maintaining a high velocity.

You will be joining a team that is going through a period of high growth.

Key Outcomes:

  • Design internal product-related API's to support the React Front End and Mobile clients.
  • Design external API's to support new Insurance and OEM clients as well as partners.
  • Develop a Consistent, Well Documented, Tested, Performant Rails API.
  • Ability or past experience leading a small team of engineers and being a go-to person for technical questions and issues.

Requirements:

  • You enjoy working at small companies and building systems from the ground up
  • You have 4+ years of experience building backend software, preferably API based
  • You have experience leading, planning, and executing projects from concept to delivery
  • You enjoy mentoring junior members of the team
  • You experience working in partnership with the product as well as QA teams.
  • You have a deep understanding of API design and best practices
  • You have extensive Rails experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Optimization experience at the DB and Application layer
  • CS or Engineering related Degree
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