Senior Backend Engineer (ROR) [USD]


Our client specializes in helping their highly-skilled, global technology talent community in emerging markets, connect with hundreds of leading companies like InVision, Cloudflare, and ViacomCBS who leverage them to scale their technology teams quickly and cost-effectively.
Their talent spans six continents and is backed by investors including Generation Investment Management, SoftBank, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Spark Capital, and Google Ventures.


In this opportunity we are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer. This role will actively contribute to designing, building, and maintaining scalable cloud-based systems and platforms. You will provide technical expertise in software design and development and as a pod lead, you will guide and mentor your fellow engineer pod members.

You’re a go-getter and are looking for a dynamic, start-up culture environment. This is a new team that will be focused on rapid iteration and getting stuff done. This is an individual contributor role that reports to an Engineering Manager.



  • Build new products and features into the StubHub ecosystem by delivering consistently high-quality software with your team 
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Ability to Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to the problems
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Clear communication with your team to ensure tasks are being completed properly and effectively
  • Develop low latency, high availability, scalable and secure systems
  • Partner with DevOps towards maintaining existing CI/CD pipelines and setting up new ones as per requirement
  • Engage with Product Owners and Engineering Managers in defining sprint goals, acceptance criteria and release decisions
  • Maintain exceptionally high standards of design and code quality at all times, including but not limited to adherence to architectural, security and scalability standards and principles applied at IZEA
  • Perform code reviews and ensure quality code across your team


Qualifications and skills:

  • Upper - Intermediate English
  • 8+ years of exp. building well-tested, scalable, distributed, high-volume, low-latency systems
  • 5+ years of application development exp. with Ruby on Rails (good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances)
  • 4+ years of strong exp. in ElasticSearch
  • 5+ years working with SQL databases (PostgreSQL & MySQL)
  • Redis (at least worked on it 2+ years - good-to-have)
  • Strong experience with background jobs such as Sidekiq


Nice to Have:

  • Experience in DynamoDB
  • Strong experience in building container images using tools like Docker
  • Strong understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, Typescript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Agile literate and strong standards for coding and test coverage (TDD, BDD)
  • Extensive experience with REST API Design and knowledge of oAuth2.0, JSONAPI, GraphQL, JWT, third party integrations (Shopify, Google Analytics, WooCommerce etc).
  • Proficient understanding of GitHub
  • Experience in building microservices and consuming data from 3rd party APIs and building large-scale distributed platforms
  • Experience with any popular JavaScript frameworks (ie: React JS, Angular JS)
  • Experience with payment processors (Stripe, PayPal) and/or integrations with Plaid and Stripe Connect
  • Prior experience working on SaaS products
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Metaprogramming skills


Place of work: Worldwide (Only Candidates from India or Pakistan can do 5-6 hrs overlap with EST / Other candidates have to do 7-8hrs of Overlap with EST)

Contract type: Full time - Contractor

Salary: USD 5000 - 8500.-

Selection Process:

  • HackerRank Challenge
  • Resume Review
  • 30min with Manager
  • 45 min take away coding assignment
  • 1hr Tech/Cultural Interview

Pago en USD


Fecha PublicaciĆ³n: 22-06-2022


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