Intelletec are working with a leading company that have built the #1 app in the outdoor space arena.
They seeking a talented backend developer, ideally with a Ruby background, to lead their backend team. You will be focusing your work on evolving and maintaining their API and other key backend systems.
They have over 1 million users, and after raising an initial $8m, they have grown quickly. They focus on building a team of great communicators, and culture speaking they are hot on collaboration and knowledge sharing.
This is a full-time, remote position. They are primarily based in Portland, and looking for at least 4 hours overlap with 9–5, US Pacific time.
Role and Responsibilities
- Lead a team of 1–2 other backend developers working to evolve and maintain our core API.
- Collaborate on API design and architecture decisions
- Work closely with our web and mobile developers on the implementation of new product features
- Diagnose and troubleshoot issues in production
- Implement and maintain integrations with external services, such as Stripe, Iterable, Mapbox, and our campground partners
Skills and Expertise
- 5+ years of backend development experience on production apps in Ruby, Python, Java, or a similar language.
- A solid understanding of object-oriented programming and design
- Relational database skills — we use PostgreSQL views, triggers, and functions
- Experience with Elasticsearch
- A working knowledge of Ruby and familiarity with Rails
- Knowledge of JSON-API