Lead Software Engineer- Ruby on Rails/API

At Housecall Pro
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote (with restrictions)

Posted on June 18th

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**We are currently considering candidates outside of San Diego and Denver**

Why Housecall Pro?
At Housecall Pro, we show up to work every day to make a difference for real people: the small business owners that power the home service industry (HVAC, plumbing, etc.) for America’s 100 million homes.

We’re all about the Pro, and dedicate our days to helping them streamline operations, scale their businesses, and—ultimately—save time so they can be with their families and live well. We care deeply about our customers and foster a culture where our company, employees, and Pros grow and succeed together. Leadership is as focused on growing team members’ careers as they expect their teams to be on creating solutions for Pros.

We also offer:
  • A generous benefits program that supports the whole family with medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k)
  • Paid holidays and flexible, take-it-as-you-need-it paid time off 
  • Equity in a rapidly growing startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Monthly tech reimbursements
  • A culture built on innovation that values big ideas, no matter where they come from

The Role: Sr. Ruby/RoR Software Engineer, API Developer
We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work on advanced projects on our flagship Ruby/RoR API. Ideally, you have experience working with API’s - not only from the user end, but as the producer.

You will be responsible for the development and refinement of our public API, documentation, as well as communication with third party developers to ensure their success when integrating, while protecting Housecall Pro’s data and interests. 

You will work in an iterative, data driven environment to refine the application. Your leadership skills will be important in mentoring junior teammates and conducting rigorous code reviews across the teams you work with. A strong commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential. 
 
Our Engineering team is extraordinary. We’re a hardworking and focused team driven to deliver industry-leading apps to our service professional customers. Our success is their success. Our team of entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and client-focused team members are the "engine room" of Housecall Pro, helping our customers operate and grow their businesses.

What you'll be doing
  • Develop, document, and deploy updates to Housecall Pro’s public API, built on Ruby/RoR
  • Support and communicate with third party developers
  • Identify and mitigate potential API risks 
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Work with product management to refine initial concepts features that deliver customer delight
  • Build and execute a high velocity of smart, highly performant server side A/B tests to increase business metrics
  • Stay up to date with new Growth and Personalization tools
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Develop and maintain code quality standards and enforce them across the team
  • Continually introduce architectural improvements and refactorings to the code baseline
  • Write automated tests at the appropriate architectural level
  • Conduct code reviews and architectural reviews for features developed by other members of the team
  • Lead feature teams in their weekly iterations
  • Maintain and improve our continuous integration and development environments

Core qualifications
  • Curious and a critical thinker. You are a risk-taker and not afraid to break the rules in order to prove something you believe in.  
  • Team player who encourages collaboration, and is great at maintaining relationships
  • Ability to work at a fast pace with a drive to quickly deliver value to our customers 
  • BS, MS or Ph.D in a computer science / computer engineering program
  • 3-10 years industry experience developing commercial Ruby/RoR applications
  • 1-2 years experience leading teams and performing code reviews
  • Advanced knowledge of Ruby/RoR
  • Data Driven
  • Attention to detail 
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs used to connect our Android, iOS, and Javascript applications to the web application
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools 
  • Proficient understanding of Git
  • Strong proficiency with continuous integration/continuous deployment
  • Experience with Kotlin a plus
  • Experience with Swift a plus
  • Experience with Javascript/React a plus
  • Experience with MaterialUI a plus

Founded in 2013, Housecall Pro champions home service professionals by giving them the tools to work simpler and grow smarter across all aspects of their business. Our core SaaS software platform helps Pros with scheduling, dispatching, job management, invoicing, payment processing, marketing, and more. We support more than 25,000 businesses and have over 500 ambitious, mission-driven, genuinely fun-loving employees in San Diego, Denver, and all over the world. If you want to do work that impacts real people, supported by a team that’ll invest in you every step of the way, we’d love to hear from you. 

Housecall Pro celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees with equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Housecall Pro is an equal opportunity employer; committed to an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. #LI-PI1

This role is open to candidates inside and outside of Colorado, but for those hired in Colorado the expected salary range for this role is $140,000 - $155,000.  The specific salary for the successful candidate will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location.  And the salary range for successful candidates outside of Colorado may differ based on location.  This role is also eligible to participate in Housecall Pro’s equity plan and the following benefits: health care insurance (medical, dental, vision, disability), employee assistance program, 401(K), flexible time off, paid parental leave, tech reimbursement, and other company benefits. Housecall Pro is growing fast and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth.

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