Senior Back-End Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
March 09, 2021
Job Title - Senior Back End Engineer (Ruby)
Location - Ithaca, NY preferred, remote eligible.
Position - Full Time
Rosie is an industry leading online grocery shopping platform for mobile and web. Rosie launched in July 2013 and today enables customers to shop online from their favorite local stores for same-day delivery or in-store pickup. Rosie partners with local retailers and their wholesalers to provide e-commerce, delivery opportunities, omni-channel marketing and deep data services. IBM selected Rosie as the Top Startup in North America in its 2014 IBM Smartcamp Competition.
As a senior back-end engineer your focus will be building new services, automating business processes, integrating with third party partners, and helping refactor the existing platform to maintain performance as we continue to scale.
You will be supported by best-in-class peers in design, engineering, testing, and DevOps who are all on the same mission.
This job is right for you if
You want to build a world class product
You love learning new things
You want to work with a team of highly motivated and collaborative peers
You always put the user first
You want to ship code often
You care about code quality and maintainability
You want to change the world (with groceries)
Senior Back End Engineer Qualifications
7+ years of experience in software engineering.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Software Engineering, Application Development, Computer Science, or similar.
Experience leading technical teams, making architectural decisions and upholding the values and standards of the development team.
Expert understanding of Ruby on Rails.
Experience refactoring legacy codebases.
Experience building RESTful web services.
Experience building unit tests.
Strong understanding of SQL, database design and performance, entity relationships, and normalization.
Experience with ORM and optimizing query performance.
Understanding of algorithm complexity and Big 0 notation.
Familiar with version control best practices (Git).
Familiar with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and have experience working on teams using one or more defined methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, etc)
You are extra awesome if you have
Experience using issue tracking systems like JIRA.
Familiarity with AWS, cloud based hosting, and serverless computing.
Experience collaborating with a design team.
Experience collaborating with a QA team.
Experience with search engines like SOLR or ElasticSearch.
Experience with some of the libraries we use (Sidekiq, ActiveAdmin, RSpec, Devise, OmniAuth.)
You can make an impact
Our team will help you grow
We will provide the tools for you to succeed
We offer comprehensive salary and benefits (health insurance, dental, 401k, unlimited vacation)
We live to create moments that deliver delight
Our Core Values
Enthusiasm Makes Ordinary People Extraordinary: We believe that a group of passionate individuals can change the world.
Team Oriented: By supporting each other’s tasks and complimenting each other’s skills, we collectively face every roadblock with an intention of powerful progress.
Intellectual Curiosity: We seek people who enjoy exploring, understanding, and solving complex problems.
Personal Responsibility: Each one of us is responsible for the culture and environment in which we work.
Nothing Is Sacred: We embrace change and welcome new ideas that challenge tradition.
Rosie is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.