Junior Ruby on Rails Developer

Lotus Apps - Knoxville, TN


We're excited to hire an engineer with web app experience

We believe in offering the upmost quality, attention, advice and support to all of our customers and are looking to find a dedicated and passionate individual who wants to be part of our small family to help aid that mission and continue to help us grow.

We need a software developer with some experience in creating web applications in Ruby on Rails to join and help us tackle some challenging and interesting projects for our customers, including work in crafting mobile APIs, SaaS web apps, and cloud offerings. Bonus points if you are familiar or have an interest in mobile app development - we use Swift and React Native.

Your day to day would include minimal meetings, time to code on some fun, interesting and challenging products, and to be as involved as you wanted in product design, architecture, and learn about our small business operations and consultancy work.

We are good at what we do, care about people, the environment, and our work, and want to surround ourselves with others who offer that positive energy and compassion.


We are looking for someone with experience in crafting web applications on Ruby on Rails. We make use of the following in the majority of our codebases:

Work in our Knoxville, TN office
Mostly Rails 5, some Rails 4 codebases
Heroku or AWS Beanstalk
git and Github
Postgres, redis
Bootstrap 3
Rspec, capybara, cucumber
ActiveAdmin a plus for some projects
BONUS: Swift or ReactNative experience

In addition, we use CodeShip for continuous integration and deployment, Slack for a lot of client communication, TeamWork as an issue tracker, and all of our code is on Github.

Bonus points for writing mobile APIs and understanding JSON serialization, blueprint markdown, understanding advanced queries with arel or postgres views, and any mobile development experience in Swift or ReactNative for iOS.


We offer excellent healthcare, dental and vision insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN, a cool workspace, some flexibility in your schedule and work-from-home options (we get it, we're not at the office 24/7 but will want you there most of the time), 2 weeks paid vacation and 40 hours of sick time.

Relocation assistance package offered as well.

Overall, we hope you'll want to work with us for the chance to be involved in a small business, learn, influence, and craft outstanding solutions to our high standards and continue to impress our clients.