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Senior Ruby Engineer - Remote Europe

Reedsy

Reedsy

Software Engineering
Remote · United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2023

Europe-based applicants only

About Reedsy

We’re here to give authors the tools and resources they need to create beautiful books. Our marketplace gathers the industry's best publishing professionals — the likes of Neil Gaiman's editor, Nora Roberts' book marketer, and GRRM’s cover designer.

We’ve grown to a community of 1,000,000 authors and over 3,000 freelancers in just a few short years, while picking up a number of industry awards along the way 🏆

Want to hop on board and help us get to our next destination? Cool, keep reading!

Responsibilities

We have built a number of products at Reedsy, including a marketplace (https://reedsy.com) and a book discovery platform (https://reedsy.com/discovery). We're currently building a new authentication app and an email marketing tool. We have a number of new features in the pipeline for each of those and we need your help!

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Architect and develop highly scalable web applications;
  • Work closely with our designers and engineers to design, build, and ship new features from scratch;
  • Evaluate and improve the performance, durability, and security of applications in production;
  • Take ownership for your tasks and see features through from start to finish;
  • Build RESTful APIs.

Requirements

  • 5+ years with Ruby on Rails at production level
  • Experience with SQL (MySQL) and NoSQL (Redis) databases
  • Unit tests (RSpec) and QA testing tools and techniques
  • Git advanced knowledge
  • Strong emphasis with Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
  • Perfectly fluent in English, great communication skills
  • Experience working remotely

Bonus points

  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with deployment automation tools
  • A good dose of ambition, a willingness to learn, and a great sense of humor

Benefits

  • Work from home;
  • Paid paternal and maternal leave;
  • Reedski, our annual ski trip.

Salary range:

€60k – €100k