Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

At Ellevest
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on September 22nd

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As a Senior Software Engineer at Ellevest, you will work to design, build, and support many of the core systems powering Ellevest’s software and user experience. From our web and mobile applications to our financial computation engine, our Engineering team is at the heart of our organization, ensuring a best-in-class experience for our clients. We follow agile methodologies and on a day-to-day basis, leverage Ruby on Rails, React, and React Native, among others. Our systems run on a modern AWS stack supported by exciting new technologies, and our entire team works in a highly collaborative, flexible structure to build towards high-impact client facing outcomes.

This position reports to an Engineering Manager within the Engineering Organization.

Day-to-day You Will
  • Code in a collaborative, agile environment developing new features across the stack
  • Write well-tested, clean code and review other team members’ contributions
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, product designers, software engineers, and QA engineers to develop new product features and implement product enhancements
  • Investigate and fix bugs throughout the codebase
  • Help plan, technically direct, and implement new features across the product
  • Improve application scalability and performance
  • Provide support and guidance for junior team members

We’re Looking For
  • At least 6 years professional software engineering experience
  • Solid understanding of Ruby on Rails fundamentals, and good command of object-oriented and functional programming
  • Good command of SQL and knowledge of proper database design and performance optimization

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