Senior Rails Developer

Colima, Mexico expand job description ↓


We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Integration of data storage solutions including Postgres, Redis, RDS, and others
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and create solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
  • Pair and mentor other members of the development team.


  • Strong experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq
  • Solid understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances and a knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • The ability to write solid objects
  • The ability to write solid tests including unit and functional/integration
  • Understanding and experience with TDD and Pairing
  • Solid understanding of ERB, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, SCSS and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and REST
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of Git
  • Experience with deployments and monitoring tools (Papertrail, Scout, Metrics Dashboard) for Heroku and AWS
  • Familiarity with automated testing and continuous integration
  • Experience with data science, including scraping, data mining, AI/ML, and creation and upkeep of algorithms.
  • BS Computer Science Engineering or similar.


  • Good pay in USD
  • Work for a fast growing Silicon Valley startup with an office in Colima
  • Awesome office with new equipment, computers, monitors and gaming lounge
  • Accelerated growth in your career through industry leading mentors / coworkers
  • Internal promotion path into management or other areas of interest
  • Fun and friendly team members
  • Free lunch every day
  • Free snacks, drinks, caffeine and more
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