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Ruby on Rails API Engineer

Silvercar, Inc.
🏢 Silvercar, Inc. 🇺🇸 Austin, TX, US 🕑 July 02

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We’re a small team of experienced engineers determined to change modern mobility, including the entrenched car rental industry. We emphasize team ownership, iterative development, and moving fast without breaking things.

We’re looking for someone who can drive the development of RESTful APIs while building out a rapidly scaling backend. Ideal candidates will have experience with web programming, be comfortable working with AWS infrastructure, know the ins and outs of whatever frameworks and libraries they currently use, and be open to mastering new frameworks when necessary.

We are currently hiring Ruby on Rails API Developers. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of professional software development experience and fluency in Ruby.

At Silvercar you might be:

  • Building APIs for our client facing-apps in Ruby on Rails
  • Creating and maintaining scalable infrastructure leveraging modern AWS products like RDS, ElastiCache, Lambda, and others
  • Writing tests and documentation as you work through feature development with your scrum team
  • Maintaining expertise in current and emerging technologies and tools

Requirements...

  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Fluency in Ruby
  • Solid grasp of Rails
  • Experience writing unit tests and doing test-driven development
  • Knowing what goes into building scalable applications
  • Love for agile development and delivering code
  • You make things work, get things done, and are a great communicator
  • You would never consider yourself a rockstar ninja

You also...

  • Make excellent, informed, decisions and know when to ask for advice
  • Take your work seriously, but you don’t take yourself too seriously
  • Enjoy mentoring others and leading by example
  • Love to learn new things and can do so quickly
  • Like working in teams
  • Leave things better than you found them

Bonus points if you…

  • Have experience with Docker
  • Have experience with AWS Lambda / Serverless technologies
  • Know what an automotive CAN Bus is
  • Think unlocking an Audi via SSH sounds awesome

We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary with bonus incentive eligibility
  • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO)
  • Working in a dynamic team in downtown Austin alongside other developers and product owners
  • Friendly, small company environment with progressive culture and flexible hours, backed by a 100+ year old automotive industry leader - Audi

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