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Transformative DevOps and Cybersecurity Solutions

Senior Backend Engineer - Ruby

$80k – $110k • No equity
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About NextLink Labs
NextLink Labs, with an office in Pittsburgh, PA, is a consulting and technical execution company founded by developers. It was built with the mindset that in order for companies, teams, and products to scale the engineer on those projects must be put in a position to succeed. From our experience, projects that strongly consider an engineer's happiness and productivity are more likely to be on time, more efficient, and scale/age well. Work-life balance is important to us. Taking a vested interest in the growth of our clients is equally important.

Position Summary
We are seeking a driven backend engineer responsible for developing backend APIs in Ruby on Rails. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.


  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Implement security and data protection mechanisms
  • Design and develop RESTful APIs
  • Integrate backend services with multiple other APIs

Skills and Qualifications

  • Expert in Ruby
  • Experienced with building API's
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with being a part of an agile team
  • Knowledge of authentication systems and how authorization works between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Ability to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit-testing and debugging abilities
  • Proficient understanding of version control systems (git)
  • (BONUS) Experienced with DevOps tooling or Frontend Development

Location: Pittsburgh, PA (remote candidates within the US will also be considered)

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5+ years
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Matt Haluska

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NextLink Labs at a glance

Transformative DevOps and Cybersecurity Solutions

NextLink Labs focuses on Consulting, Cyber Security, and Software Engineering. Their company has offices in Pittsburgh. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.nextlinklabs.com/

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