Senior Software Engineer- Backend / Ruby

At Constant Contact
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote

Posted on September 19th

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At Constant Contact, we are seriously awesome people who take ownership and make an impact by operating with the mindset, integrity and courage of a small business owner. There’s something so profoundly rewarding about knowing that your work is empowering people everywhere to pursue their dreams.  Here, we all play an integral part in helping business owners, entrepreneurs, non-profits and individuals to succeed by giving them all the help and tools they need to grow online. We’re energized by new challenges and new possibilities-and we’re just getting started!

As a part of our agile team, you'll be working with innovative tools, processes, and people to engineer web applications that are distributed and consumed on a massive scale.

This role can be fully remote or split your time between your home office and our headquarters in Waltham, MA, or our brand new office space in Boston, MA

About us:
We are a fun, collaborative, agile work team solving interesting engineering challenges involving scale and big data. Our organization puts an emphasis on learning and career growth with a commitment to a work/life balance and sustainable development. We work with state-of-the-art technologies, methodologies, and processes.

The opportunity:
Constant Contact is an exciting place to work these days as we continue to define cutting-edge technologies in the digital marketing space. Our Contacts team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Developer to help build exciting applications that will be used by small businesses to grow their business.

What you’ll do:
  • As a contributor to a cross-functional scrum team, you will design and develop new features that allow our customers to engage with their customers
  • Collaborate with Product Management, UX, and architects to understand the business needs and find the best technical solutions for meeting those needs
  • Stay on top of industry trends and ensure the team appropriately utilizes the latest technologies and best practices
  • Passionate about writing clean, robust, maintainable, and well-tested code.
  • You enjoy maintaining a high standard and discussing code quality, design patterns, and participating in design discussions with peers.
  • You want to work in a highly collaborative and reflective team environment and enjoy jumping in to pair (in person or remotely) with other team members as needed

Who you are:
  • 5+ years of industry experience in software development and at least 3 years of experience developing in Ruby/Rails is required
  • 2+ years of experience working with MySQL (or a similar relational database) writing SQL queries, analyzing queries, and developing database schemas
  • Experience in writing clean and clear tests with rspec is required. Experience with TDD/BDD is also a plus
  • Experience creating robust RESTful APIs
  • Experience working with AWS technologies like DynamoDB, Aurora, Lambda/Serverless, CloudWatch, S3, EC2, and IAM is a plus
  • Experience developing in Javascript/React is a plus

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Why You’ll Love Us:
  • We celebrate one another’s differences. We are proud of our culture of diversity and inclusion, and we're always working hard to strengthen and improve this culture. We have programs in place that bring us together on important issues and provide educational opportunities for all employees. 
  • Join the experts. If you're passionate about supporting businesses and organizations, you won’t find a better spot to share your talent. We’re dedicated to improving the quality of our product from a customer standpoint and have a true desire to enable the success of businesses, non-profit organizations, and community groups.
  • You’ll have opportunities to grow your career. We encourage and support our team members to learn different aspects of the business, take on stretch assignments, seek coaching opportunities and professional development opportunities.
  • A generous paid time off policy and a competitive benefits package that supports the health and well-being of you and your family

At Constant Contact, we’re all about work flexibility and are proud to serve our customers as a hybrid workforce. Our hybrid work model combines the convenience of remote work with access to our great office locations to collaborate in-person, participate in live trainings, and socialize with colleagues. To promote the safety of our employees, their families and our community, where permitted by applicable law, we require all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of work.

Constant Contact is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable law. If you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions, please contact

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies:
Constant Contact has an internal talent acquisition department and designated career site for individuals looking to join our team. Constant Contact will not accept unsolicited resumes from any external recruiters, staffing firms, search agencies or any fee-based referrals. Any unsolicited resumes sent to directly to Constant Contact, in any capacity will be considered property of Constant Contact. Constant Contact will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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