Software Engineer II (Ruby on Rails)

At FiscalNote
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Remote*

Posted on November 7th

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On our mission to connect people of the world to their governments, you will build and own complex, full-stack web app functionality in Ruby on Rails (Reactive Rails) while collaborating with other cross-functional R&D team members. This position will also perform peer code review and support delivery of projects end-to-end while operating with low amounts of guidance and support from senior level peers. You will be part of a team guiding the trajectory of our flagship web application while developing new user-delighting experiences and improving upon existing functionality.
 
About the Team
Our team is driven to connect the people of the world to their governments. You will get the opportunity to work at a late-stage startup pushing the boundaries of open data transparency while collaborating with some of the industry’s brightest engineers, data scientists, designers, and product professionals to devise, nurture, and implement solutions to address continuously evolving and increasing client expectations and demands.
 
About You
Driven. Bold. Thoughtful. Although proud of how far you’ve come in honing your craft, you look forward to growing in your technical and functional leadership abilities. Even more excited to share your skills and experiences, you thrive in collaborative environments in which continuously evolving and increasing client demands serve as the catalyst for bold results.

What to Expect in this Position:
  • Build web application functionality in Ruby on Rails, particularly with a Reactive Rails paradigm
  • Work across teams to ensure cohesion and collaboration across R&D functions (engineering, product, QA, data, etc.)
  • Create experiences for end users by applying your knowledge to deliver a world-class user experience

What Sets You Apart:
  • 3+ years of experience in the software development industry and with Ruby on Rails
  • Working knowledge of production environments (Unix, Bash, nginx, etc.)
  • Experience in each of the following: SQL, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • Demonstrated experience building successful working relationships with Product + UI/UX teams
  • Experience breaking down product specs into engineering components
  • Led projects from inception to completion

Considering US locations only for this position and time zone requirements may apply in order to address team and business needs.

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Excited about this role, but don't meet 100% of the expected qualifications listed above? We'd still love for you to apply! FiscalNote is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where unique experiences are valued and everyone has the opportunity to contribute. Research has continuously shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all of the listed qualifications. We want to help overcome this trend and seek to make space for unique and relevant skills and attributes. So, when applying to FiscalNote, rest assured that your application is reviewed by a living, breathing human being and evaluated based on key competencies needed for success in the position. Our Recruiting team maintains awareness of all open roles which means your application may be assessed against multiple positions and we will reach out to gauge your interest in other opportunities as appropriate. Questions or concerns? Contact recruiting.team@fiscalnote.com, we'd be happy to connect!

As part of FiscalNote's commitment to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with medical conditions or disabilities that will enable their access to the hiring process. If you need an accommodation, please send an email to recruiting.team@fiscalnote.com to let us know the nature of your request.

About FiscalNote 
FiscalNote is the premier information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence. By combining AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity.

Home to CQ, Roll Call, Oxford Analytica, and VoterVoice, FiscalNote empowers more than 5,000 clients worldwide to monitor, manage, and act on the issues that matter most to them. To learn more about FiscalNote and its family of brands, visit FiscalNote.com and follow @FiscalNote. 

At FiscalNote, we Lead with Values
Know your Audience ∙ Find the Truth ∙ Drive Alignment ∙ Level Up ∙ Own the Job ∙ Bias for Action ∙ Support the Family 

FiscalNote is continuing to hire new talent, with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19.  New team members, along with our current staff, will temporarily work remotely (unless communicated otherwise).  

Company Benefits
FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so our open vacation policy helps us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at careers.FiscalNote.com.

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