Ruby on Rails Developer

New York, United States · Development

Description

We're looking for a developer experienced with Rails and JavaScript and interested in expanding into new technologies to join our team in New York. You’ll work with our clients to build great products that delight users while using weekly investment time to contribute to our community and embetter thoughtbot.

As a member of the thoughtbot New York team, you will also become a member of our global thoughtbot community. We are almost 100 designers and developers in six offices around the world (Boston, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Austin, and London).


Requirements

thoughtbot web developers are able to rapidly build high-quality web applications, fully test-driven. Well-qualified candidates have an excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Unix, deployment, performance, debugging, refactoring, design patterns, and other programming practices.

Ruby on Rails experience is a requirement but we also have active projects for clients in Elixir (Phoenix), Go, Python (Django), and React. Experience or interest in these technologies is a big plus. Very well-qualified candidates will also have experience with consulting.

Benefits

Our goal is to provide ourselves with the best possible benefits, tools to use, and environments to work in while staying sustainable. We've shared the full details of all our benefits here.
This is a full-time position with a competitive salary, paid time off, 401k with matching, and health insurance.

INVESTMENT TIME

We consult for clients four days/week. On Fridays, we work to make ourselves, the company, and our community better by learning new tools and techniques, working on open source, blogging, creating new products, volunteering our time, and more.

ALWAYS LEARNING

We pay 100% of expenses when you speak at conferences and 50% of the cost for attendees. We also pay 50% of all expenses for job-related training.

STAY FRESH

We work a sustainable pace of 40 hours/week. We have five weeks of vacation time per year, in addition to company holidays and sick days. For new parents, we also have at least 6 weeks paid leave in all locations, as well as the ability to take at least 6 months off.

HEALTHCARE + FINANCIAL

For full-time U.S. employees, we provide competetive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, and a comprehensive 401k plan with matching.

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