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Software Development Engineer

$115k – $135k • 0.0% – 0.5%
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We are looking for a Senior Rails developer responsible for building Rails applications, including anything from complex groups of back-end micro-services to command line utilities and data processing scripts. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the engineering team working on different layers of the infrastructure.

A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and building quality products is essential for success in this role.

As an engineer on WatchTower's "Backend and Infrastructure" team, you’ll work with a seasoned and capable group of professionals. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the company’s success, and your actions will help shape the culture of our team.

What you’ll do
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* Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Rails code
* Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
* Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
* Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.

Your skills & experiences include
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* Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
* Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
* Understanding of functional programming style in Ruby
* Skills for writing reusable Ruby libraries that may be used in expressive ways
* Solid understanding of Rspec, and best practices related to testing Ruby / Rails applications
* Solid understanding of PostgreSQL with the ability to understand and write complex, efficient queries taking full advantage of Postgres’ JSON/B data types
Location
ChicagoRemote
Hires remotely
Everywhere
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Experience
8+ years
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We simplify employer-sponsored insurance distribution

WatchTower Technologies focuses on Insurance. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.watchtowerbenefits.com

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