Image Relay: Senior Rails Developer

Headquarters: Burlington, VT


Senior Rails Developer

Image Relay is a fast-growing software company and our development team is small but mighty. We strive to keep our apps and services up to date with modern tools and best practices while adding features that keep our customers happy. We’re looking to add a Senior full stack developer to the team to help keep pushing us forward.

We are a different type of software company. We are a certified B Corp (if you don’t know what that is, please look into it and let us know what you think) and committed to a set of values that drive our company culture.

Who we’re looking for:
We’re looking for someone who has been working with Ruby and Rails professionally for at least 5 years. Please note that we are looking for an individual to work with us full-time. We are not looking to hire a development company for this work. Our ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • Maintained larger applications, ideally multi-tenant SaaS
  • Fixed bugs and added features to legacy code
  • Refactored older or “smelly” code
  • Updated Rails to a newer, major version
  • Updated or forked gems or even created their own gems for bug fixes/features
  • Performed DevOps duties, preferably with AWS
  • Strong grasp of common scalability pitfalls
  • Spec’d out projects from designs
Some examples of what you might be doing:
  • Work closely with design to build the best features for our clients
  • Building complex pages that load fast
  • Writing project specs
  • Owning your projects from cradle to release
  • Build efficient, usable, and maintainable UI
  • Identify and improve bottlenecks
  • Query tuning
  • Assist with DevOps
  • Background job tuning
  • Third party API integrations
  • Good, old-fashioned bug squashing
  • Writing test coverage for all code, whether you wrote it or it’s legacy code that lacks coverage
  • Code Reviews
  • Ruby 2.x
  • Rails 5+
  • Javascript
  • Sass, grids & latest CSS (flexbox, etc)
  • Background job processing
  • MySQL or Postgres experience
  • Minitest or equivalent
  • DevOps experience
  • DNS/networking
  • Redis data structures
  • Experience working with a remote team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • CI/CD experience
  • React, Stimulus, ES6
  • AWS serverless services (step functions, lambdas, rekognition, media convert, etc)
  • Rails 6
  • Electron
  • Remote work environment (Office space is available in Burlington, Vermont if you are local and so inclined)
  • Home office allowance
  • 100% health insurance premium paid for you and family
  • Dental and Vision coverage
  • 401k employer match
  • 26 days paid time off (including holidays)
  • 4 hours per month volunteer time off
  • Monthly stipend to cover broadband access
  • Salary is $90,000 – $110,000 based on experience
Image Relay is an equal opportunity employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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