Senior Back End Engineer - Ruby on Rails

Remote - Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

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We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Digital team. As a backend engineer here, you will help to support our Ruby on Rails-based infrastructure, which integrates with our Shopify Plus storefront & 3PL and powers things like order fulfillment, a community influencer gifting platform, customer referrals, and more.

Our Stack

  • Rails 5.2 (6 or 7 might be nice one day with this role owning the upgrade)
  • Postgres 10
  • DelayedJob for all background jobs (open to migrating to something else!)
  • Shopify API (REST and GraphQL)
  • Heroku for all hosting
  • Respect for testing


  • 5+ years of Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience with performance optimization and scaling production systems
  • A sensible approach to software development that leads to shipping high-quality features using the best tools for the job
  • Great communication and organizational skills -- the team is distributed and primarily works over Slack & video calls

What You’ll Do:

  • Work cross-functionally with other teams and stakeholders to translate business needs into features in our Ruby on Rails backend
  • Support every facet of the business, from storefront recommendations, our novel community influencer CRM and gifting system, 3PL integrations & fulfillment logic, customer referral program, and more
  • Prioritize and plan our engineering roadmap
  • Work in a self-directed way, ask questions and make callouts if something isn’t clear or feels off; everyone is an owner here
  • Advocate for implementation decisions and best practices while remaining flexible
  • Write test-backed software that is scalable and future-proof (as best we can in a fast-paced environment

Really Nice to Have

  • Shopify Plus API Experience
  • Heroku or other PaaS experience
  • Any frontend know-how (HTML, CSS, JS)


  • Work Remote Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week (no weekends)
  • Vacation: 10 business days a year
  • Holidays: 5 National Holidays a year
  • Company Holidays: 5 Company Holidays a year (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Zipdev Day)
  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Active Lifestyle/Gym Reimbursement
  • Quarterly Home Office Reimbursement
  • Performance-based Bonus
  • Continuous Education Bonus
  • Access to Training and Professional Development Platforms
  • Did we mention REMOTE
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