the run down

We’re¬†looking for a Full Stack web developer with proven skills developing backends and RESTful APIs in Ruby and Ruby on Rails. We’re a DC-based company working to empower entrepreneurs by helping them build brands and businesses. We need talented developers who can think out of the box and deliver lovable MVPs and functional prototypes.

Some of our clients include entrepreneurs building new products. You’ll have an opportunity to work with them to architect and build their products. Other clients have legacy systems that we are refactoring and rebuilding. Being conscious of client budgets and needs is key. As a result, we often leverage SaaS solutions and open source projects to deliver big results while keeping at a startup’s scale.

what you'll do
  • Participate in Client Discovery meetings and help architect solutions to solve client needs.
  • Mentor Junior developers and Apprentices (at least 1/year).
  • Lead a development team under the guidance of the CTO.
  • Develop Minimal Lovable Products that test market fit for lean startups.
  • Iterate products based on Analytics and Feedback.
  • Be proud of the things you build.
  • Launch successful businesses.
what you should know
  • 2-3 years of production Ruby on Rails experience
  • A strong foundational knowledge of REST APIs
  • Front-End Javascript / Coffee script knowledge
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks (AngularJS or EmberJS)
  • Experience with Git and Github for version control
  • A focus on TDD (Rspec / Karma)
  • Ability to document code for consumption by other team members
what would be nice to know
  • Python / NodeJS / Go
  • PostgresSQL / MySql
  • MongoDB
  • HTML / CSS
  • Grunt / Gulp
  • React
  • ES2016 / ES.next
  • Amazon Web Services
some perks
  • Competitive salary
  • Health and Dental insurance
  • Lots of PTO and unlimited personal days
  • Fun and casual work environment
  • Fully stocked fridge