Backend Developer - Ruby on Rails

At Whiplash
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote (with restrictions)

Posted on October 13th

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As a leading eCommerce warehouse management system, Whiplash connects online store owners and facility staff around the globe. We believe in transparency, beauty, and developing software products that are a joy to maintain, use, and support.Today we are looking to hire a Backend Developer to join our growing tech team. In this role, you will be managing the web development for the Whiplash family of web applications. You will be working in tandem with the user experience team and delivering features and RESTful API endpoints that are performant, maintainable, and easy to consume.

Qualifications
5+ years working with Ruby on RailsIn-depth knowledge of MySQL and/or PostgreSQL, with a solid understanding of query performance and indexingExperience working on a team, with an understanding of branching and release strategies (i.e. Git Flow, etc) in the context of hosted source control, such as Github, Gitlab, Bitbucket, etcWorking knowledge of background job processing (Sidekiq, Resque, ActiveJob, etc) Experience with both Rspec and MinitestExperience interacting with 3rd party APIsAbility to work independently and creatively, identifying issues and presenting solutions

Bonus Points

  • Comfortable in discussions with end users
  • Experience with any/all of the following: Heroku, AWS, Postman, LucidChart
  • E-commerce experience (coding, selling, and/or maintaining)

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