Full Stack Ruby on Rails Developer (Remote)

Linux Academy - Keller, TX

Full-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $110,000 a year
Linux Academy is seeking a driven Full Stack Ruby on Rails Developer to support our team and the thousands of students around the world who learn through us and our cloud technology. Our mission is to provide advanced training tools that increase skills and encourage critical thinking for advanced IT professionals. Linux Academy offers a full-featured training library with everything one needs to learn new skills and advance in one’s career path. As we continue to grow at an unprecedented pace, we need to find the best talent around. Come join us and help build our team.

Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by you or your co-workers, matching a design given to you, into an Angular 6 application, using NGRX.
Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
Integration of data storage solutions {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}
Integration of user-facing elements with server side logic
Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
Effectively and efficiently communication with other team members, as well as other departments, on goals, best practices, and implementation of standards and features
The ideal candidate
Has a solid understanding of Ruby principles and core concepts
Has a solid understanding of supporting production environments and best practices
Has a solid understanding of implementing architectural changes with an existing production environment
Has experience with building API's, including authentication, cleanliness, and role-based access permissions
Has a minimum of 3 years’ experience using Ruby on Rails specifically, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq
Has experience with Angular 6 and NGRX
Is great at implementing designs using HTML5 / CSS3 / Flex
Has good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances and MVC frameworks
Has a solid understanding of object-oriented programming
Has familiarity with concepts of Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
Has a knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
Has the ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
Possesses a understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Is able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
Is able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
Is proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
Has familiarity with development aiding tools such as Bundler, Rake, etc
Has familiarity with continuous integration
Has familiarity with Redis
Has a minimum of 3 years’ experience using Ruby on Rails specifically
Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
What's in it for you?
High compensation with great bonus opportunities
Four weeks of Paid Time Off
Relocation assistance when moving to the area
Mental Health coverage
Health, dental, vision, life insurance provided free to employee; discounted to spouse/family
Flexible schedule
401k with a strong (5%!) company match
Satisfaction of helping others grow and learn
Opportunity to work with a really exciting, fun team and roll out new projects
Compensation increases proportionate to new knowledge gained
We believe in the curiosity to learn, the vulnerability to try, the persistence to succeed, and the strength of community. If our mission speaks to you then apply now. Help us change the world by changing lives!