Senior Ruby on Rails Developer (100% Remote) at Whitespectre

Whitespectre is a product development company that creates high-performing platforms and apps, both for our client partners and our own products. Founded in 2014, we're a team of 70 smart and diverse architects, engineers, product managers and designers, working together remotely and growing. We're proud to have played major roles in fueling our clients' businesses- a mix of high-growth start-ups and large established companies.

In this role, you’ll work within a fast-moving cross-functional team to solve interesting technical challenges and drive real business growth at scale. Our company toolset includes Rails6, Postgres, Elastic, REST/GraphQL, CI/CD with Docker, Heroku/AWS, ReactJS, Typescript, Webpack etc. Automation and working smartly is important to us; dynamic environments spin up with new feature branches, slack bot integrations control our production releases.

Your role:

  • Solving hard business logic with elegant software design to make code modular and maintainable for the future.
  • Designing new architectures and advocating for your design decisions to other team members.
  • Understanding how code translates to DB queries and know how to optimize
  • Identifying bottlenecks, using tools to diagnose and refactor code for scale
  • Ensuring the robustness, performance and failure characteristics of the system.
  • Writing well tested (rspec), defect-free code with CI/CD
  • Taking ownership of production applications - managing issues, releases and ensuring quality
  • Occasionally going full stack and also building functionality for the SPAs in javascript (experience in node/react/backbone is useful)

You must have...

  • Have worked in teams where you contributed towards technical decision making
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in software development
  • Proven experience using Agile Methodologies in a remote team
  • Availability to work full-time within a fast-moving cross-functional team, working 11 am - 7 pm Central European Team
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written)

What do we offer?

  • Interesting challenges: We’ve done everything from scaling high-performance backends, building beautiful (but complex) user interfaces to low-level bluetooth communication with hardware devices.
  • Competitive rates: This is a contract position with a long-term outlook (12 months+ full-time projects).
  • 100% Remote: We've been proudly and successfully remote first for over 8 years
  • Impact: Our delivery teams are fast-moving, highly collaborative, and own products end to end- your thinking and contribution make a big impact!
  • Great environment: We provide a great working atmosphere where you can share and learn with other smart people.
  • Career progression: We want you to grow with us and provide the opportunities, knowledge sharing and mentorship to do that.
  • Work-life balance: love your work, but know that it doesn’t take over your life.
  • Paid Meetups: Come meet with your colleagues in Barcelona or at a local meetup.

The candidate must live outside of the US. Please no recruitment agencies.

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