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Senior Ruby Developer (100% remote role)

Job Description

Senior Ruby Developer - 100% remote role.

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a fast growing US tech firm.

Our client is simply unique - They're well-funded, have an awesome team, a fun product & a great product-market fit. They also have all the benefits you'd expect from a well funded US tech champion.

Our client is fundamentally changing how organizations communicate and connect. They aim to be the backbone of the entire Digital Employee Experience. From the front line to the C-suite, they help deliver targeted information at the right time, in the right place, and in the right language. They are unifying the digital workplace and giving workers personalized access to all the systems, resources, and applications they need to do their jobs.

The role

We're looking for talented Senior Ruby Engineers to join our clients team!

You will have opportunities to work closely with our clients customers to solve real technology challenges. They are rapidly expanding and you will be responsible for delivering new solutions and services while constantly improving our clients approach to architecture, scale, availability and fault-tolerance.

Our client is a distributed team and have been since day 1. They build solutions for distributed workforces so they model their workforce the same way. In this role you really can work where you want- Vegas, Bushmills , literally wherever you want .

Apply broad, in-depth knowledge to develop and maintain large-scale multi-tenant services in the cloud.

Identify, analyze, and resolve system availability, reliability, and performance issues.

Serve as a technical expert across teams on industry standards and best practices to help others solve complex problems.

Write high-quality code (i.e., reliable, readable, efficient, testable), provide quality code reviews, and create comprehensive tests and quality documentation.

Design, develop, and lead the resolution of complex problems across teams.

Design future ready solutions and address architectural gaps.

Identify opportunities and advocate for better performance and efficiency of software, systems, processes across teams.

Encourage and promote ideas/opinions of others from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

The ideal candidate:

5+ years of experience building reliable and performant micro-services

Comfort and proven experience developing on the front-end, back-end, and even the database.

Technical depth and mastery in at least one software engineering topic (networking, security, serverless, event streams, etc..)

Excitement and drive to build beautiful, intuitive products.

Innate curiosity, and a desire to learn and teach.

Empathy for your customers and colleagues

Eagerness to share your own ideas, and openness to those of others

Experience working in Ruby, Node but identify as a polyglot

bonus points for

Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Helm

Experience with AWS

Experience with ML, AI

Experience working for a SaaS org

Open-source contributions and history of side-projects


  • Negotiable basic salary - the firm is keen to hire the best for this critical role so no salary is off the table.
  • Outstanding benefits package inc: Generous pension contribution, strong holiday allowance, Health & Dental Insurance, Gym Membership
  • fully remote role.
  • Excellent work-life balance / flexible working patterns

A bit about me

I have been recruiting in the Belfast IT market for the past 16 years. Prior to recruitment I worked for Microsoft and have a BSc from Queens University, Belfast in Management and information systems.

At VANRATH we partner with you, providing up to date information on credible companies and roles that best match your skill-set or aspirations.

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'Phil was of tremendous help to me in my most recent move. Excellent in terms of communication and very personable. Was able to understand my motivations and also help explain to me about the options. I never felt pressured into anything and always able to have an honest chat about anything. I felt Phil was always a great advocate on my behalf as a candidate as well and was able to make sure things moved along'

'My experience of working with Phil at VanRath over the years has always been a positive one. His knowledge is second to none and he is one of the most honest, hard working recruiters out there! Phil always puts his client's wishes first and you won't be hassled by any cold calls or hard sells. I would thoroughly recommend Phil if you are thinking of a change'

To find out more information on the role advertised, please call Phil Gamble directly or send in your CV via the link below.

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