DockYard is a software consultancy that specializes in web applications. We have in-house designers, developers, and project managers, and we are looking for senior-level Ruby on Rails Developers to join our growing team. You’ll work alongside talented individuals on groundbreaking projects for the world’s largest companies.
We help ambitious companies transform new ideas into fully deployed web applications. Our clients range from seed funded and early stage startups, who depend on us to define and deliver business-critical workflows, to established enterprise companies seeking fresh perspective and deep expertise on new projects.
The ideal candidate is self-driven and passionate about web technologies and industry best practices, and has experience building complex Ruby on Rails backends to power single-page applications built with frameworks such as Ember.js.
We offer a comprehensive benefit plan with a focus on providing an exceptional working environment. Some of these benefits include:100% Remote workforce100% DockYard paid medical, dental, vision, life ADD starting Day 1401(k) offered through VanguardSubstantial paid time offConference stipend
Work independently or with other engineers to develop user experience-focused web applications, or provide support for existing systems.Collaborate with designers, frontend developers, stakeholders, and clients to understand business goals, analyze requirements, formulate solutions, and ensure the successful execution and delivery of the end product.Assist in scoping, estimating, and planning of projects.Participate in code review, pairing, and other forms of knowledge sharingTier 2 support on some application projects may be required at times.Some travel required.
Must HavesVersed in Ruby on Rails developmentAdvanced knowledge of PostgreSQLExperience designing complex database schemas and optimizing systems based on transactional and analytical needs (OLTP vs. OLAP)Familiarity with various data modeling, indexing, partitioning, and caching strategies, and proven experience identifying performance bottlenecksStrong understanding of views and materialized views, and associated benefits and drawbacksUnderstands best practices for web development and software design, and relishes opportunities to transform complex, legacy codebases into robust, scalable, and maintainable systemsExcellent communication and collaboration skills
Prior client services, consulting, or freelancing experienceExperience working in a remote teamExperience working with external APIs and microservices
DockYard is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion,