Match | Sr. Ruby Engineer -

Sr. Ruby Engineer Match |  Philadelphia/Remote | Dev / Eng

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Job Description
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From the hiring company:

We’re looking for a highly experienced backend engineer to join our team.

You’ll work on a variety of mission-critical systems, all essential to our service: our transaction engine, data feeds,
integrations with multiple consumer and enterprise services, and much more!

You will be part of a small, high-caliber team of motivated engineers who enjoy learning and teaching the
latest technologies. You will be involved in the operability of our 24/7 service.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaboration with product managers and the front-end team to deliver holistic, end-to-end features
  • Designing and implementing reliable, high-performance back-end services
  • Design and implement unit and integration tests code for robustness and performance
  • Work with outside data sources and API’s
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Who we’re looking for:

The ideal candidate for this role will have solid experience developing mission-critical, scalable backend

We use a lightweight agile methodology, continuous delivery, automated deployment and rigorous testing in our development methodology. Familiarity with these concepts is a must. We love metrics and continuously iterate and measure to understand what works and what doesn’t.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Our backend is built with Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL.
  • Our current front-end experiences are built using React, TypeScript, MobX, Semantic UI, LESS, and Jest.
  • We are moving to an architecture of server-rendered pages progressively enhanced with VueJS.

Your background looks like:

  • 4+ years’ experience with at least one high-level functional or object-oriented language such as Ruby,
    Python or Java
  • 4+ year experience with SQL or an Object Relational Mapping Framework
  • Experience working with REST APIs and JSON
  • A solid understanding of APIs, abstraction and software architecture


  • Role is based in Philadelphia, can be 100% remote
  • Premium healthcare
  • 401K
  • Unlimited vacation

Salary: 100-150K

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