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Lead Ruby on Rails Developer

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  • Location

    Philadelphia

  • Type

    Full-Time Job

  • Category

    Dev / Eng

WebLinc is looking for experienced Lead Ruby on Rails developers to join some of our client-service implementation teams. In addition to having an opportunity to utilize your technical skillset, you’ll also be a guiding force in decision making, planning, estimating and mentorship on your team. Day to day, you will be working alongside a Front-end lead, a Project Manager and a group of support developers. You’ll also have frequent collaboration with dedicated UI/UX designers, other Ruby on Rails Tech Leads, QA, DevOps team and more!

You’ll be surrounded by some of the smartest and most creative people in the industry. But we’re not just working with great people, we’re pretty proud to work with some amazing clients. To sweeten the deal, there are on-going opportunities to connect with our product team and contribute to our platform to ensure that our product is something we can stay proud of.

Requirements

– 5 years experience in Ruby on Rails
– 2+ years of experience in a related leadership role
– Client facing experience
– Experience in Scrum/Agile
– git expertise
– Test Driven Development
– object oriented design
– Experience developing large-scale web applications
– Ability to lead development efforts

Bonus points (experience in a few of these is required):
– Ruby gem creation/maintenance
– Ruby Meta-programming
– NoSQL (MongoDB preferred)
– Search products (ElasticSearch preferred)
– Pub/Sub (Sidekiq preferred)
– Key Value Databases (Redis preferred)
– eCommerce platforms
– functional programming style in Ruby
– DevOps/deployment experience

About Us

If there’s one street in Philadelphia that inspires creativity and collaboration, it’s N3rd Street in Old City. Home to two out of three WebLinc offices and former property owner Ben Franklin himself, it’s become an industrial campus linking the ecommerce shop to the heart of Philly’s tech community.

WebLinc is growing. On average, WebLinc has three to six open job opportunities each quarter, but maintaining the unique company culture is a top priority. A new buddy system pairs fresh hires with other employees to quickly get acclimated to the organization (and to ensure they don’t get lost in the multitude of Old City lunch options). Bike commuters are a big group at WebLinc; less than nine of its 130 employees in Philadelphia drive to work. When employees do decide to hop in the car, it’s usually to bring their four-legged — sometimes three-legged — friends to work.

There’s also a universal understanding at WebLinc that if you’re looking for something to do after work, there’s likely someone ready to join. You can find staff redeeming discounted perks at the area’s unofficial tech cafeteria, National Mechanics — dubbed WebLinc’s “fourth office” downstairs. It’s used for both business (meetings and interviews sometimes happen here) and pleasure (a round of Quizzo and happy hour, anyone?). Not interested in bar hangs? Join an organized craft night or axe throwing team (yes, that’s a real thing).

As its headcount steadily grows, WebLinc remains a loyal partner to its staff and retail clients. Good partnerships are a must. Each new client gets a dedicated implementation team, and team leads develop that relationship based on open communication and collaboration. Everyone knows their impact on the thriving business, is aware of how the company is performing and enjoys themselves along the way.

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