Senior Backend Software Engineer

SKUPOS Inc. - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)

Full-time$90,000 - $120,000 a year


Skupos is seeking a senior backend software engineer for a thriving development team. We are a tight knit group with a team first mentality. We strive to achieve our product development efforts through our team culture, clean code and hard work!

We are looking for a passionate developer that takes pride in their code and work relationships. A developer that wants to improve on their talents and contribute to the growth of the development team. A developer that supports the company’s vision and mission by delivering first-class products together.

> Build : design, code, test, maintain and support features for our...
+ Ruby on Rails application with MySQL, Redis, SQS, and S3
+ GraphQL-based API
+ Tightly-knit application/AWS architecture
+ React Progressive Web Apps
+ Node.js applications

> Coordinate with team on...
+ Project preparations - assist in developing project plans and proposals
+ Detailed specifications
+ Pair programming
+ Code reviews

> Track:
+ Project progress
+ Ensure timely completion within allotted timelines
+ Actively create transparency

> Research and Recommend new technologies that will…
+ Enhance team performance
+ Improve project delivery times
+ Decrease development stack overhead

+ 4-year computer science degree or equivalent experience
+ 5+ years of professional work experience with Ruby/Rails or similar
+ Strong linux command line skills preferred

> Experience with...
+ Test-driven development (e.g. RSpec)
+ Unit testing
+ SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)
+ In-memory caching and search indexing
+ Worker thread pattern and job queues
+ MVC Frameworks (Rails, Django, Sinatra)
+ OOP, FP, design patterns, data structures
+ Building REST APIs (GraphQL experience even better)
+ Client side technology (React, ES6, Webpack)

> Understanding of...
+ JS frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue
+ Scaling web applications
+ Build and deployment automation

+ Start-up experience
+ Open-source experience
+ Knowledge Experience deploying code with Github, Heroku or AWS
+ Other languages a plus: Java, Python, Perl, PHP, C++, C#
+ Cloud and distributed services (AWS, Elasticsearch, Cloudflare)
+ GraphQL

+ Competitive salary
+ Major role in a strong, small and growing development team
+ Be a part of a key platform of product offerings to the retail convenience store industry
+ Healthcare benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year


  • Ruby on Rails: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Backend Software Development: 4 years (Required)


  • San Francisco, CA 94103 (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)