Staff Software Engineer, Back End Platform (BXGI)

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  • Location
    Santa Barbara, CA, United States
  • Category
  • Employment type
    Full time


  • Ruby on Rails


We are conducting a search for a dynamic, thoughtful, and bright individual to join our client's Engineering team based in sunny and beautiful Santa Barbara, California.

Our client is seeking to add a key contributor to their development team who will be instrumental in the design, development and delivery of several initiatives core to the future of their platform. The ideal candidate will be a strong Ruby on Rails developer interested in working as part of the team to take a domain-driven design approach to create web applications utilizing an event driven architecture.  Your primary focus will be development of server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness.  You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your teammates.  A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design and building quality products is essential.


Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
Provide technical oversight, conduct code reviews
Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
Support, maintain, document and write unit tests for software
Work under general supervision on complex projects with latitude for independent judgment
Assist less experienced teammates, as needed
Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation


Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

3+ years of Ruby on Rails experience along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq
Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and REST
A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Ability to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
Able to write unit tests and integrate with automated testing platforms
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
Experienced in Agile software development


Offered benefits

For the qualified candidate, our client offers competitive compensation, medical, dental and vision benefits, paid time off, 401(K) and stock options. The company is based in sunny and beautiful Santa Barbara, California.

This is a direct hire, full-time position. The H1B visa transfers are available for well qualified individuals.

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