Ruby Full Stack Developer
kohactive is looking for a Full Stack web developer with proven skills developing backends and RESTful APIs in Ruby and Ruby on Rails. kohactive is a Chicago-based company working to empower entrepreneurs by helping them build brands and businesses. kohactive is looking for talented developers who can think out of the box and deliver lovable MVPs and functional prototypes.
Some of our clients include entrepreneurs building new products. You'll have an opportunity to work with them to architect and build their products. Other clients have legacy systems that we are refactoring and rebuilding. Being conscious of client budgets and needs is key. As a result, we often leverage SaaS solutions and open source projects to deliver big results while keeping at a startup's scale.
- Participate in Client Discovery meetings and help architect solutions to solve client needs.
- Mentor Junior developers and Apprentices (at least 1/year).
- Lead a development team under the guidence of the CTO.
- Develop Minimal Lovable Products that test market fit for lean startups.
- Iterate products based on Analytics and Feedback.
- Be proud of the things you build.
- Launch successful businesses.
- 2-3 years of production Ruby on Rails experience
- A strong foundational knowledge of REST APIs
- Experience with Git and Github for version control
- A focus on TDD (Rspec / Karma)
- Ability to document code for consumption by other team members
Nice to knows
- Python / NodeJS / Go
- PostgresSQL / MySql
- HTML / CSS
- Grunt / Gulp
- ES2016 / ES.next
- Amazon Web Services
Tools we use
- Github - Source Control
- Amazon Web Services - Hosting / Cloud Services
- Heroku - Hosting
- Algolia - Search
- Trello - Project Management / Kanban
- Google Web Apps - Gmail / Drive / Calendar
- Slack - Team communication
- Harvest - Hour tracking
- Shippable / Codeship - CI / CD
- Competitive salary
- Health and Dental insurance (100% coverage)
- Lots of PTO and unlimited personal days
- Fun and casual work environment
- Fully stocked fridge
How to apply
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