Senior Rails Developer

Remote

ParentSquare


Role Location

  • Remote

Employees

26 - 50 people

Address

6144 Calle Real Ste 200 A
Goleta, CA, 93117, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails

Role Description

Who we are ParentSquare is a Santa Barbara based growing company that's changing the way schools and parents communicate every day. Sounds simple? We strive to keep it that way! Parents in 41 states (and growing!) across the U.S. utilize our platform to stay informed and involved from the way they prefer to be notified - email, text, voice, web, app, social - to the ways they want to get involved - sign ups, payments, RSVPs, language translations, chat and more. We are constantly innovating to provide simpler, more intuitive tools that can be easily used by all educators and parents transcending the barriers of technology and language.

Who we’re looking for We are seeking someone who is eager to be an active contributor in a fast-paced environment where we’re solving challenging problems for real people and making a difference in the lives of students. You are a highly detail-oriented and organized individual who can take direction well and be proactive in your work. You are willing and able to take complete ownership of a project or sub-system, from inception to deployment and beyond, and are able to do excellent work with minimal direction. You love working on multiple projects at one time and are seeking the opportunity to broaden your experience from solving a customer’s challenges to formulating solutions to implementing new technologies that achieve effective results. You will contribute to all phases of the software development life cycle, from design to deployment. Responsibilities Work on the ParentSquare Web application Write effective and scalable code in Ruby Solve complex end-user issues working with the customer success team to understand the problem Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems working closely with other members of the tech team Write test cases using RSpec for all code additions and changes Mentor junior developers, and review and debug their code Coordinate with team members who work on different layers of infrastructure The perks of working for us are great! You’ll get your foot in the door as our company continues to grow. We’re big believers in work-life balance and provide health insurance, 401K, stock options and gym memberships.

Our ideal candidate will have the following: 3+ years of professional Ruby-on-Rails development experience Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related field In-depth understanding of Ruby-on-Rails development Extensive experience working with large-scale web applications Proficiency with RESTful API development Experience with SQL (MySQL preferred) Proficiency with commonly used AWS services is a big plus Proficiency with version control using Git Experience in writing tests (RSpec/Selenium/Capybara) Familiarity with agile or lean software development Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal) Strong work ethic and ability to work effectively both independently and in a collaborative team environment.

About ParentSquare

ParentSquare is a Santa Barbara based growing company that's changing the way schools and parents communicate every day. Sounds simple? We strive to keep it that way! Parents in 41 states (and growing!) across the U.S. utilize our platform to stay informed and involved from the way they prefer to be notified - email, text, voice, web, app, social - to the ways they want to get involved - sign ups, payments, RSVPs, language translations, chat and more. We are constantly innovating to provide simpler, more intuitive tools that can be easily used by all educators and parents transcending the barriers of technology and language.

Company Culture

We're a hardworking bunch that's passionate about our mission and impacting the lives of students. We're big believers in work-life balance and approach all things with a healthy dose of fun.

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