Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

At Validity Inc.
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on August 2nd

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We are searching for an experienced Senior Software Engineer with proven experience in full-stack Ruby on Rails development. You will be enhancing an API and SaaS application used by thousands of large and small companies around the world with a special focus on scalability and resiliency. The candidate will care about the long-term maintainability of the codebase and will advocate for refactoring and clean-ups where appropriate. 

Team Dynamic
Validity values a highly collaborative, cross-functional, positive culture and approach to developing products. Craftsmanship and ownership are important to us. We are building a multi-disciplinary engineering team to work on a suite of products and stay up to date on the latest trends. Our team openly shares information with each other and we collaborate with others, so strong communication and collaboration skills are a must. 

Position Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement new API features to be used internally and by our customers 
  • Integrate our products with market-leading CRMs, ESPs and ISPs
  • Contribute to our infrastructure at scale supporting hundreds of millions of transactions a month 
  • Build and improve upon applications and services contributing to all of our product offerings that are essential to the workflow for our customers worldwide
  • Learn and understand some of the latest technologies in the industry 
  • Mentor junior engineers

Required Experience, Skills, and Education
  • Minimum 5 years full stack and extensive hands-on experience in Ruby on Rails applications or comparable MVC framework
  • Senior Software Engineer with 5 or more years of professional experience
  • Comfortable delving into cloud infrastructure and Ruby on Rails code
  • Experience developing software using Ruby on Rails
  • Knowledge of distributed systems
  • Experience with infrastructure and production applications, including troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Expert knowledge of API’s and best practices for web
  • Extensive experience interacting with relational databases and NoSQL databases, directly or through an ORM
  • Outstanding collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience working on a team where other individuals have contributed to a project
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, improve and safely extend an existing codebase
  • Ability to learn about new technologies, but understand the value in continuing to use an existing technology if it works 

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education
  • Experience with deploying on the Cloud, preferably on AWS 
  • Experience in SaaS

About Validity
For over 20 years, tens of thousands of organizations across the world have relied on Validity solutions to target, contact, engage, and retain customers – using trustworthy data as a key advantage. Validity’s flagship products – Everest, DemandTools, BriteVerify, and GridBuddy Connect – are all highly rated, #1 solutions for sales and marketing professionals. These solutions deliver smarter email campaigns, more qualified leads, more productive sales, and ultimately faster growth.

Validity is a truly unique company - massive revenue growth, top-tier investors, 5-star product ratings, proven ability to acquire and integrate top tech companies and welcome them into the Validity family, a winning culture, and a work environment that fosters hard work, trust, and fun.

Headquartered in Boston, Validity has offices in Tampa, Denver, London, Paris, Sao Paulo, and Sydney. For more information, connect with us on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.

Validity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

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