Software Engineer

  • Location
    San Francisco, California
  • Category:
    IT - IT
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_864973_2854187

Responsibilities

  • Build, extend, and maintain web front end, mobile, and backend components of an evolving, real-time application
  • Partner with our product managers and the broader business to understand and help prioritize product initiatives
  • Write clean, elegant, testable code that scales well
  • Focus on fast, iterative & agile development
  • Ensure performance, scalability, availability & security in everything you do
  • Contribute to platform-level technology, strategy & decisions
  • Engage in the business goals as well as the technology
  • Requirements

  • BS, or equivalent work experience, in Computer Science, Math, or related technical field (experience writing good software is a suitable replacement for a technical degree)
  • 3-5 years of full-time work experience, preferably in a startup environment
  • A full stack generalist with experience in both front-end and back-end technologies (we use primarily Ruby on Rails, React, and React Native) - ability to wear many hats
  • An emphasis on shipping products on web/mobile, rather than lower-level, systems or embedded systems
  • Knowledge & skills in a broad range of internet technologies
  • Deep proficiency interacting, building, and improving the performance of RESTful APIs
  • Deep proficiency in a popular framework such as Rails, Django, or Node (we use Ruby on Rails)
  • Deep proficiency in a dynamic programming language such as Python or Ruby (we use primarily Ruby)
  • Competence with Linux and Git
  • Comfortable working in a small, dynamic, and fast-paced team
  • Resourceful, flexible & adaptable; no task is too big or too small
  • Experience in an agile environment where iteration has led to perfection
  • Past co-workers attest to your prowess & agility in building great products
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