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Senior Full Stack Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

$120k – $170k • 0.025% – 0.075%
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As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you’ll build best-in-class SaaS solutions that enable efficiency, transparency, and accountability within government agencies. You’ll be a key member of our engineering team, delivering new features and improvements in a fast-paced, agile environment using modern technologies.

Having a keen eye for good API design, scalability, and micro-service architecture will help enable your success in addition to your ability to develop new UI features and functionality.

We value self starters with the ability to communicate ideas effectively and contribute to OpenGov’s culture of respect, dedication, and fun. We value clean code, principles over dogma, and making the world a little better everyday.


• Work with a team to design and develop new features, platform upgrades
• Build and improve OpenGov's cloud resources and networking infrastructure
• Be opinionated and thoughtful about user interface and experience
• Help bring ideas on how to constantly improve our software design and development process
• Assist QA and Support in troubleshooting software issues as well as implementing bug fixes


• Experience developing enterprise-grade software
• BS/BA in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
• Familiarity with the modern Javascript ES6+ ecosystem
• Familiarity with at least one server-side programming language
• Excellent communication skills, and an eagerness to learn

Nice to Have:

• Ember.js experience, or experience with another modern frontend framework (React, Vue, Angular, etc.)
• Experience with Ruby on Rails
• Experience with Node.js, particularly Express
• Experience with any dialect of SQL
• Experience with git or other form of version control
• Ability to test, troubleshoot and deploy yours and other's code
• Experience managing resources in a cloud hosting service (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Heroku, etc.)
• Experience with CSS, SASS and creating responsive UIs

What makes OpenGov unique

» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs and SF Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!

» Funding: $80 million, Series C company, from top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC, Thrive Capital, and Emerson Collective.

» Board of Directors: Includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).

» Growth: Quadruple growth with 2,000+ governments (and counting) using our products!

» Perks: Fully stocked kitchens, daily breakfast and catered lunches, gym reimbursement, music room, zen room, foosball and pool table, Unlimited PTO and 11 paid holidays, 95% medical premium coverage for employees, fun events, and more! Just look at opengov.com/careers

» Product: Named a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, our cloud solution leverages cutting-edge technology to innovate on the core processes of Government. We're powering more effective and accountable government. Come join us and make a positive social impact!

95% paid healthcare

Paid Parental Leave


Unlimited PTO

Gym Reimbursement

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