Senior Rails Engineer

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We believe that we can make big changes happen and improve the daily lives of millions of people by bringing quality software to the federal space.
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Oddball believes that the best products are built when engineers understand and value the things they are working on. We value learning and growth and the ability to make a big impact at a small company. We believe that we can make big changes happen and improve the daily lives of millions of people by bringing quality software to the federal space.

We are looking for an experienced developer to help build improve and build out backend code that interfaces with external systems. As an early hire on a small team, you'll have a huge stake in what we build and how we work.

What you'll be doing

Working hand in hand with other engineers in developing API endpoints and services that proxy requests to various other applications. Some of these rely on message queues, some are xml, some are json. Day to day work will involve writing code, developing tests, and debugging. As a senior engineer you will be expected to give input on high level architecture decisions, and communicate those decisions to other developers on the team.

We are looking for someone with the following skill set:

  • 4+ years experience in working with Ruby on Rails
  • The desire to mentor and improve junior and mid level developers
  • Experience with a front end JS framework (like Angular, React, Backbone) 
  • The ability to write code that is a pleasure for other engineers to read and understand
  • The ability to speak and write in terms that non-developers can understand clearly, whether it be in a conference call, blog post or support email

Salary

Salary for this position is competitive - in addition, we offer both a tech, and a continuing education stipend.

Clearances

Ability to obtain low-level federal clearance is required

Must be located within the US

Oddball is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact an Oddball HR representative to request such an accommodation.

Tags: Angular API Backend Clearance HR JSON Mentor Rails React Ruby XML

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Startup environment

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