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Sr. Full Stack (rails/hotwire) Engineer

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Posted 15 days ago

About Fishtail:

We are a super un-sexy, VC-backed, revenue-generating, remote-first, Trade Finance automation company (think Pipe for the physical world) that's bringing the the $10tn Trade Finance space in to the 21st century.

Problem area:

When Walmart gives La Croix a $100k order for seltzer, not only does Walmart not pay after receiving goods for 3-4 months but La Croix has to cover the cost of actually making their goods for a bunch of time (months). As a small business, this sucks hard.

Fishtail will lend to La Croix when they get an order from Walmart so they can satisfy demand without tying up huge amounts of working capital. Usually banks will lend to folks only when the product makes it to Walmart (and only to large companies, who don't traditionally need $) -- the net effect of Fishtail is that we lend earlier in the chain to smaller businesses (which is a super hard problem).

About the position:

We’re looking for an experienced full-stack engineer with in-depth experience in Ruby on Rails who will join our team of exceptional developers (scattered around the world) working in a fast-paced, mostly-async environment to deliver world-class software.

We expect you to have a passion for programming and for writing clean and and efficient Ruby code. Besides, you should be able to perform well working in a team, along with other engineers, product + business stakeholders, and designers. We value communication highly!


  • Develop robust, scalable and secure features
  • Write clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Participate at all stages of the development lifecycle
  • Implement best practices of test-driven development, continuous integration, refactoring and code standards, and so on
  • Stay informed about relevant new technologies and drive their continuous adoption and integration into design
  • Requirements:

    • 4+ years' experience of working on a Ruby on Rails Developer position
    • Profound experience with front-end technologies such as JS, HTML, CSS
    • Good experience of developing highly interactive applications
    • Good experience with relational databases
    • Excellent knowledge of object oriented analysis and design
    • Strong ability of writing great, simple, clean, efficient code
    • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related area
    • Nice to have:

      • Experience in fintech or logistics
      • Some experience with hotwire/stimulus + tailwind

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