Lead Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
at Engage Partners, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Description

We're seeking a Lead Software Engineer with RoR experience for a FTE opportunity located in Brooklyn, NY.

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will lead a small engineering team building experiences that benefit our core business and end-users in the music space.  You will interact with internal stakeholders, product managers as part of requirement gathering and issue diagnosis.

We’re looking for an engineer to help drive the evolution of our web platform under the leadership of a technical lead.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in object oriented and functional software architecture, have experience leading teams, be an excellent communicator, and will work very well in a collaborative agile environment.  


         Cultivate expertise in the team's subject matter, including its framework, CMS, and other supporting technology components

         Write clean, well-tested, reusable code

         Engage in technical design & code reviews

         Design and create relational database schemas

         Proactive passion for solving business problems with automation

         Maintain existing application platforms, and look for opportunities to improve them

         Keep abreast of new technologies, and be willing to present them to the technical staff

         Mentor and teach, learn and be mentored

         Contribute to a dynamic environment of collaboration

         Bring an ethos of craft to your code

         Believe in quality as a first level concern

         Support training and documentation as it relates to projects and code

         Assist in task delegation when required

         Ensure that the team is managing and delivering their tasks effectively within sprints

         Act as the primary liaison with the Product Owner, Project Managers and design teams within projects

         Experience joy when debating the pros and cons of Cloud Computing, Virtualization, MVC frameworks, NoSQL Databases, Agile Development, The UNIX Way, MIT Open Source License, RESTful APIs


         BS or BA degree, or higher

         Must have more than 6 years of experience working with web application development technologies – Javascript frameworks (React/Node), Ruby on Rails, Sinatra and deep understanding of the underlying technologies

         Demonstrated experience working with relational databases (write, optimize and troubleshoot complex SQL queries)

         Demonstrated System Design experience and ability to question validity of current solutions

         Comfortable translating Business and Design requirements into working/efficient/modern HTML/DOM and CSS

         Familiarity with agile development practices

         Familiarity with Linux/Unix environments and scripting in those environments

         Strong communication skills & attention to detail with ability to interact with stakeholders and vendors

         Ability to perform under pressure

         Mobile web development experience

         Comfortable with Git and Github

         Experience building and maintaining high volume multi-tier website applications in a team leadership capacity

         Hands-on experience in DevOps (AWS, Docker, Redis, etc.)

         NOSQL, GraphQL experience is a plus

         Background in Python is a plus


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