Software Engineer – Ruby on Rails

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Title: Software Engineer, Ruby on Rails

  • Location: work from anywhere
  • Remote job

DESCRIPTION

Globalme is a language and technology company; featured for the fifth year in a row in Business in Vancouver’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies in BC. We offer localization services for websites, mobile apps, and software, and provide a full set of services around the development of wearable technologies. In particular, speech data collection, functional testing, usability testing, user trials, semantic analysis and more, in North America and around the world. We also provide managed services to some of the exciting clients in the tech and sport industries.

Do you enjoy building and scaling a tech product that supports the development of AI? As a successful Software Engineer, you will contribute to translating business requirements into technical specs, writing & reviewing code and establishing development processes as well as quality standards to drive the product forward. You will bring a unique blend of rigor and foresight to raise the engineering excellence and deliver on our technology roadmap.

Responsibilities:

  • To work as an integral part of the core Product Development Team
  • To research, design, and develop new software features by writing and implementing efficient code
  • To modify software to fix errors, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces
  • To improve best practices and technical standards by contributing to technical meetings, QA processes (unit testing and automated QA processes) and diligent code reviews
  • To help build an agile and scalable deployment and production workflow
  • To assess tech stack and third-party tools integration when needed

Our primary technology stack is:

  • Ruby & Rails
  • React & React Native
  • Postgres, Redis
  • AWS Services

Remote Friendly

  • Globalme is a work-from-anywhere organization
  • We are considering candidates based in time-zones from UTC-4 to UTC-10 as long as they can overlap their workday for at least 5 hours with the head office in Vancouver, BC, Canada

REQUIREMENTS

You are:

  • Experienced – Have minimum 2 years Ruby on Rails experience + minimum 3 years of experience in software development.
  • A solid understanding of software design principles: object oriented development, functional programming, distributed systems, fault tolerance, etc
  • Experienced in managing apps/software or other development
  • Have a degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Are technology savvy. You are able to quickly pick up fluency on technologies used by clients in various industries
  • Are a problem-solver – you are able to foresee potential problems ahead of time You figure out problems that rarely have textbook solutions. “Let me figure this out” is a sentence you use often
  • Work well independently as well as in a team
  • Have experience and feel comfortable working as part of remote-friendly team
  • Able to focus on process improvements by documenting best practices
  • Open to receiving feedback – you realize giving and receiving feedback is the most important aspect in self-improvement
  • Solution-focused – you focus on solutions and improvements rather than finding excuses why something doesn’t work
  • Positive – you have a “nothing is impossible” attitude. You believe that anything can be done
  • Self-starter – you see a clear link between your actions and their outcomes. You don’t sit around and wait for others to tell you what to do
  • Resourceful – you have a head with plenty of good ideas

Compensation: Attractive, depending on experience

Apply Here!

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