Lead Ruby on Rails Engineer

C3Backflow - Beaverton, OR (30+ days ago)

C3Backflow is looking for an experienced team lead ruby on rails software engineer who is passionate about solving complex problems with code. We’ve taken a novel approach to building business software — focus on the end user — and it’s been working! Our users love us. Come help us build a product that makes backflow management easy and rescue 10,000s of people from the jaws of clunky, outdated software.

What you’ll be doing:

Lead Ruby on Rails product development. Our existing app needs additional features, integrations and to scale as we add additional customers. Lead the ongoing efforts and improvement within a growing team. Drive good developer behavior and best practices within the team.

Integrate & work with our new mobile application in react-native and developers to ensure we have the best experience for our customers.

Who are you?

  • You’re passionate about writing clean, concise, well-tested code, but you’re also a pragmatic problem solver
  • You follow the best practices for the technologies you work with and understand why
  • You love learning new things and teaching others about them
  • You stay up to date with the latest technologies and probably have sites like Hacker News or Coding Horror bookmarked
  • You operate without ego to discuss, learn, grow, and help others do the same


  • 5+ years as a full-time software engineer
  • Strong analytical and performance optimization skills
  • Strong experience with AWS or similar cloud-hosting platforms
  • Experience shipping platform changes in high-throughput scenarios
  • Experience designing and implementing complex systems integrations
  • Strong knowledge of Ruby/Rails and related tech (jQuery, Redis, Rspec, etc)

Nice to have:

  • Experience leading an engineering team
  • Experience working with other departments to understand complex business goals and how that will impact implementation of systems integrations
  • Experience with React or React Native


  • Build and ship new features and services critical to our customers
  • Write clear, maintainable, scalable code across multiple projects
  • Write and maintain tests to ensure long-term quality of our software
  • Lead architectural/planning discussions for new feature endeavors
  • Establish best practices for the team in terms of code/query performance
  • Analyze application, job, and query performance using top of the line tools such as NewRelic
  • Identify and resolve issues contributing to site or service unreliability within the C3Backflow technical ecosystem
  • Take part in blameless retrospectives that help elevate the team and individuals to grow their engineering skills
  • Facilitate collaboration between engineers, product managers, and designers to solve complex and interesting problems
  • Facilitate professional growth of team members and transparency in pursuing success together

Job Type: Full-time


  • related: 3 years

Required work authorization:

  • United States