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Zipdev · Full Stack Ruby on Rails Engineer

Zipdev is hiring a fully remote Ruby on Rails Full Stack Engineer from Latin America to join our team! You will be part of a team of international developers building and scaling a Learning Management System. You’ll be joining the team as a talented Ruby/Rails developer who has experience with all layers of the dev stack. You have mastered all aspects, from front-end user interactions through to back-end server data management. You’re comfortable with Agile and Lean Methodologies, continuous delivery, code reviews, TDD/BDD, and pair programming.

You’ll be part of a talented core team of developers to deploy and scale the latest technologies and services on our state-of-the-art platform. You will join a highly motivated team working on building the world’s best learning platform in a hot industry. Your focus on the team will be working directly with the product manager, stakeholders, and other team members to design, implement and test new features and UX improvements on a regular basis.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including but not limited to participating in DevOps tasks, design reviews, writing stories, coding modules, code reviews, unit testing, and automated RSpec testing
  • Follow best practices including but not limited to test-driven development, continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring, and code standards
  • Contribute to the collective knowledge of the team by educating and mentoring other engineers
  • Time management and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborate effectively with software engineers, project managers, designers, and external teams in an agile environment
  • Participate in project scoping and planning, including shaping and estimating of project tasks

Requirements

  • 5+ years of software development experience, preferably web and API development. At least 2+ years of experience building Ruby/Ruby on Rails, customer-facing applications
  • Great OO skills, including strong design pattern and MVC knowledge
  • Recent experience using Ruby on Rails, Coffeescript, Javascript, JQuery, and PostgreSQL. React is a huge plus!
  • Strong SQL skills, bonus for PostgreSQL optimization experience
  • Knowledge of software best practices, including continuous integration and TDD / BDD using Rspec/Capybara (or similar)
  • Experience with Git and a branch/pull-request flow
  • Familiarity with deployments on Heroku/Amazon Web Services (or similar)
  • Experience working with, or an interest in Agile Methodologies and Scrum
  • Experience working with Sidekiq
  • Experience with Heroku
  • Experience building and maintaining RESTful APIs

Benefits

  • Work Remote Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week (no weekends)
  • Vacation: 10 business days a year
  • Holidays: 5 National Holidays a year
  • Company Holidays: 5 Company Holidays a year (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Zipdev Day)
  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Active Lifestyle/Gym Reimbursement
  • Quarterly Home Office Reimbursement
  • Performance-based Bonus
  • Continuous Education Bonus
  • Access to Training and Professional Development Platforms
  • Did we mention its REMOTE
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