Sr. Software Engineer, Ruby on Rails
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Surprise.com is on a mission to help people make a positive impact
on themselves, their teams, and their communities. Our flagship
product, Surprise for Teams---, is the world's first and only
SuccessOS---. Surprise for Teams makes it fun and irresistible to
perform better, which creates a positive, long-lasting impact on
people and their organizations.
What will you be doing?
Making our product better, stronger, faster;
Implementing new features in partnership with our Product
Tuning the application to make it more performant and scalable;
Innovating lightweight, robust, platform-agnostic RESTful APIs;
Designing an easy-to-maintain, easy-to-extend back end
Shipping the best code you can and helping other developers through
code review and mentorship
What are we looking for?
5+ years of Rails development;
A BS or higher in a technical field (Computer Science, Math,
Experience in developing API-only applications;
Strong knowledge of Ruby 2.6+, Rails 5-6;
Relational DB's (preferably PostgreSQL);
Background processing (Sidekiq), Redis;
Track record of making all local technical and architecture
Track record of building a strong local engineering culture and
holding everyone accountable;
Extensive experience doing code reviews and coaching more junior
Experience in high-velocity feature development focused projects
before (b2b, b2c)
What skills will come in handy?
Experience contributing along the full web stack (Rails, Postgres,
An interest in collecting data from disparate sources, whether via
APIs or other means;
Experience working within a geographically dispersed team;
Demonstrated ability to expertly manage conflicting priorities;
High-bandwidth, high-energy, competitive, and creative
Driven to outperform; dedicated to self-improvement.
A team of extraordinary people, working hard to better themselves
and further our mission;
Company-paid medical, dental and vision;
And, of course, we get Surprises internally!
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