Web Developer

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States · Raleigh

Description

We’re looking for an experienced Rails or Elixir developer to join our growing team in Raleigh, NC. We are interested in a team player who wants to build great products for our clients, actively contribute to our community of globally recognized open-source tools, and contribute to our local community through shared learning, events, and speaking engagements.

As a member of the thoughtbot Raleigh team, you will also become a member of our global thoughtbot community. We are almost 100 designers and developers in 7 offices around the world (Boston, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Austin, Washington, DC, 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 Ruby on Rails or Elixir, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Unix, deployment, performance, debugging, refactoring, design patterns, and other programming practices.

While Rails or Elixir experience is a must, we're also rapidly expanding our work into other languages and frameworks such as Go, Haskell, Clojure, Python, Angular, React, and Ember. Experience or interest in these technologies is a big plus.

Very well-qualified candidates will also have experience with consulting, and have a proven track record of attracting potential customers.

All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification upon hire.

Benefits

We like to keep ourselves happy while we work. Here at thoughtbot there’s stellar vacation time and fully stocked offices with everything from Klondike bars to neat little notebooks. If you need a change of scenery, you can work from home.

Our team works in a relaxed and educational environment to develop excellent products for our clients. We work a sustainable pace of 40 hours/week, consulting for clients four days/week. We also like to learn. Everything we do is predicated on having a great team and a culture of growing. We use the latest technologies and are always down to try new methods on both internal and client projects.

INVESTMENT DAYS

On Fridays, we have “investment time” when we learn new tools and techniques, work on open source, create new products, write blog posts, and try to make ourselves, each other, and the community better.

ALWAYS LEARNING

We pay 100% of expenses if you speak at conferences and 50% of the cost for attendees. We also have a 3-day hackathon at the end of every year.

STAY FRESH

We have five weeks of paid time off per year, personal days, plus extended leave. 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 pay 100% of medical, dental, vision, and life insurance premiums, plus we have a comprehensive 401k plan.

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