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Senior Rails Engineer

🏢 Intellum 🌎 Remote 🕑 April 02

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We are seeking a Senior Rails Engineer to design and implement features for our applications and also help maintain them by fixing bugs and suggesting/improving places where the code can be made better with refactoring. Senior Engineers at Intellum take on ownership of major components of the system and drive the engineering team’s practices.

To be successful in this role, you must have solid experience working on production Rails applications and good all-around back end and front end (HTML, CSS and JavaScript) skills. More importantly, you should have a passion for remarkable user experiences. We believe simple can be much harder than complex. You should strive to find the best and simplest solution, not the most obvious.

Our headquarters is located in Atlanta, GA, however, candidates from all geographical regions will be considered.


    • Design, implement, and test new features for our LMS and suite of applications while considering the implications of security, scalability and reliability
    • Write well-crafted, high-quality, self-documented, and easy to maintain code
    • Fix defects and improve application performance
    • Work collaboratively with teammates
    • Perform code reviews for teammates
    • Work closely with our designers to document requirements and iterate on feature development
    • Work closely with our Client Services team to help support our customers
    • Periodically take on on-call support duties to handle client support requests
    • Senior Engineers are additionally expected to:
    • Drive the architectural direction of the software
    • Take on ownership of major components or engineering processes
    • Mentor less-experienced engineers and ensure code quality


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • At least 5 to 7 years of experience developing software professionally
    • 3 - 5 years experience writing production Rails applications
    • Strong communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally
    • Good understanding of relational databases and SQL
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services such as S3, EC2, etc…
    • Exposure to NoSQL technologies such as Redis and ElasticSearch
    • Experience with Git and Github
    • Ruby 2.3
    • Rails 4
    • Postgres
    • Sidekiq
    • Passenger
    • AWS
    • GCS


      • Insurance (US Based Only)
      • Medical - 100% of employee premiums covered
      • Dental - 100% of employee premiums covered
      • Vision - 100% of employee premiums covered
    • 401(k) with matching (US Based Only)
    • Education (Available to all employees)
      • $3,500 per year in educational funds (“Boost Budget”)


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