We are looking for a talented and experienced Ruby on Rails Backend Engineer. As a Ruby on Rails Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining high-quality applications. Your expertise will ensure the stability, scalability, and performance of our backend systems. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including front-end developers, product managers, and designers, to deliver exceptional software solutions.
- Design, develop, and maintain Ruby on Rails applications to meet project requirements.
- Gather and translate business requirements into technical specifications.
- Build efficient and scalable server-side solutions using the Ruby on Rails framework.
- Implement and integrate APIs, databases, and other third-party services.
- Optimize application performance, database queries, and response times.
- Write clean, maintainable, and testable code following best practices and coding standards.
- Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate user interfaces with server-side logic.
- Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and ensure code quality and consistency.
- Troubleshoot and debug issues, identify bottlenecks, and propose solutions.
- Monitor and maintain application security, performance, and scalability.
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in Ruby on Rails development.
- Strong experience in developing web applications using Ruby on Rails framework.
- Proficiency in Ruby programming language and familiarity with its ecosystem.
- Solid understanding of MVC architecture and RESTful web services.
- Knowledge of relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL) and query optimization.
- Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git).
- Ability to write efficient, reusable, and testable code.
- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
Good to Have:
- Experience in other backend languages such as Python, Java, or Node.js.
- Knowledge of non-relational databases (e.g., MongoDB, Redis) and their integration with Ruby on Rails.
- Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) and deploying Rails applications.
- Understanding of containerization and orchestration technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
- Knowledge of automated testing frameworks (e.g., RSpec) and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
- Experience with performance monitoring and optimization tools.
- Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies and project management tools.