Remote Developer & Coding Jobs

Discover top remote jobs for frontend and backend developers—Ruby, React, PHP, Python, and more.

Signup for our free daily newsletter to get notified of new remote developer jobs.

Unsubscribe at anytime. Privacy policy

Posted about 1 year ago

Hello WeWorkRemotely! We're looking to hire a Senior Ruby on Rails developer to join our team. This could also be a good opportunity for a mid-level dev who wants to move up.Syncta is a small startup backed by Watts Water Technologies, a $1.5 billion company. Our business is selling backflow software to testers and water purveyors, who ultimately keep our drinking water safe. Check us out at are headquartered near Portland, right off the Max, but our devs work remotely over Slack. You'd only be required in the office one week per quarter, and when we are all together, we have fun — group lunches, happy hours, Wii Sports tournaments, etc. Our app is quite large: 140 models in app/models. Our database is PostgreSQL, and our deployment is AWS Elastic Beanstalk. We use Rspec for testing (85% cov.) and Semaphore for CI/CD. We are an Agile team and our project management is through Jira. We are looking for someone passionate about solving complex problems with code, without requiring hand-holding. Our ideal candidate understands 50% of programming is Googling and searching Stack Overflow and isn’t scared off by the size of our app. Solid Ruby on Rails experience is required.We give all the benefits you'd expect: vacation and sick days, 401(k), health insurance, etc. and the pay is good. If this interests you, please email your resume and cover letter to me at or feel free to pass this around to your friends. I look forward to speaking with you!— Philip BrocoumLead Developer @ SynctaQualifications:2+ years as a full-time Ruby on Rails developerComfortable in a startup environmentStrong experience with AWS or similar cloud-hosting platformsStrong analytical and performance optimization skillsExperience shipping platform changes in high-throughput scenariosNice to haves:Good understanding of SQLExperience with DevOps and CI/CD pipelines like SemaphoreFamiliarity with git-flow and Jira/AgileResponsibilities and Duties:Build and ship new features and services critical to our customersWrite clear, maintainable, scalable code across multiple projectsWrite and maintain tests to ensure long-term quality of our softwareEstablish best practices for the team in terms of code/query performanceAnalyze application, job, and query performance using top of the line tools such as New RelicTake part in blameless retrospectives that help elevate the team and individuals to grow their engineering skills