Software Engineer, Back End (Ruby on Rails)

At Nowsta
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on November 4th

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Nowsta helps employers become better managers by giving them the tools they need to automate, simplify, and humanize the labor management process. Employees turn to Nowsta to better navigate their work life, with shift finders and reminders, and financial wellness benefit programs and their employers rely on Nowsta to streamline operations, reduce turnover, and increase workplace satisfaction. Our mission is to organize and empower the world’s hourly workforce through an all-in-one software that helps employers better manage their teams, resulting in streamlined operations, reduced turnover, and increased workplace satisfaction.

Employees on Nowsta can also access a suite of services to help them more effectively manage their job schedules and personal finances. Nowstapay is a financial wellness benefit program that allows employees to cash out earnings instantly for the work they've already completed.

Nowsta powers some of the largest workforces in sectors such as events, hospitality, staffing, and many more. Employers turn to Nowsta when they want to streamline operations, reduce turnover, and increase workplace satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop new services and features while maintaining and enhancing existing systems
  • Write clean, efficient, maintainable, well-tested code that follows best practices
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure coding standards and best practices are followed
  • Gather requirements and document technical approaches (solution summaries, recommendations, flow charts, system diagrams)
  • Troubleshoot complex issues across systems (client apps, APIs, databases, integrations)
  • Support team members with guidance, problem-solving ideas, and technical presentations
  • Keep up to date on existing and emerging technologies, advocating for new practices to adopt

Job Requirements:
  • 5+ years of software design and development experience, building mission-critical, secure, high-volume distributed systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Ruby on Rails, preferably building web APIs
  • Experience leveraging AWS services like EC2, S3, SNS, SQS, Lambda, containers
  • Capable of diving in to unknown code to reverse engineer for requirements analysis or support
  • Familiarity with high-level architectural patterns like CQRS and Event sourcing
  • Comfortable with client-side development in React.js

Nice to Have:
  • Experience coaching and mentoring fellow team members; experience with outsourced developer teams is a plus
  • Mobile development experience in React Native
  • Experience with data engineering and/or data science projects
  • DevOps experience with AWS hosted applications
  • Experience with authentication and authorization solutions and other security products that protect user data and privacy

If you meet more than 50% of the job requirements above, please apply!

At Nowsta, we promote a diverse and inclusive workplace where differences are welcomed and respected, where different ideas and perspectives are expressed and listened to. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Our culture enables individuals to share their uniqueness and contribute as part of a team. Nowsta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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