A Senior Software Engineer for Ruby on Rails is an associate at Creative Chaos who is mainly responsible for developing server applications of various software platforms including but not limited to writing Restful APIs to be consumed by client applications.
A senior software engineer makes sure that the functionality, security and performance of the server application is as per the design and is completely bug free.
Senior engineers have a responsibility to mentor their juniors and build team strength through training.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Analyze business requirements
Estimate assigned tasks
Write code and unit tests
Collaborate with other team members
Tune your code for enhanced security and performance
Maintain systems by fixing any existing issues
Update issue tracking software
Provide status updates
Communicate with client
Control versions of your code
Research new technologies
Lead a team of software engineers
Mentor team members through training and guidance
Upgrade skills and knowledge
Evaluate candidates for open positions
BS degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or similar relevant field
3-8 years of working experience in Ruby on Rails and its frameworks
Extensive experience working with common gems in the Ruby / Rails ecosystem (Devise and Pundit in particular)
Experience building large-scale production web applications with API interfaces
Have gone through performance challenges of a production RoR web application (e.g., stress testing and performance tuning).
Have a good understanding of the testing pyramid and are comfortable implementing specs in each layer using the RSpec framework
Ability to work effectively at all levels of the stack rails, Ruby, ES6
Strong understanding in SQL and should have experience in writing SQL queries.
Strong Experience with CI / CD pipelines, AWS, and cloud technologies including Docker and Kubernetes
Experience in Agile development methodologies, including SCRUM.
Excellent verbal and written English Communication skills.
Excellent Problem-Solving and Analytical skills.
Paid Time Off
Work From Home
Training and Development