Pressable: Ruby on Rails Engineer



    Headquarters: San Antonio, TX


    Pressable, a leading provider of managed WordPress hosting, is looking for a talented developer to help us build the world’s best WordPress hosting service.

    Required Skills:

    • Ruby on Rails Experience
    • Test driven development using Rspec
    • Experience working with SQL databases. Bonus for MySQL/MariaDB.
    • The ability to analyze and solve problems
    • Ability to handle all phases of a project on your own, from idea to implementation.
    • Self-starter with ability to work independently without being micro-managed, as well as work as part of a team to accomplish our goals
    • Self directed with strong organizational skills
    • Ability to write and manage documentation at the development level as well as the customer level
    • Experience using Git to manage projects and code

    Bonus Skills:

    • Experience with WordPress
    • Advanced proficiency with at least one scripting language such PHP or Python
    • Advanced proficiency with JS and/or TypeScript
    • Experience with React/Redux and/or Vue.js
    • Experience building REST API’s
    • Linux (Debian)
    • Ansible and systems management tools
    • Docker
    • Leadership skills with experience managing engineers at past positions

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Using debugging skills to solve problems on production systems
    • Building maintainable, efficient, and clean code on Pressable’s stack
    • Daily upkeep, maintenance, monitoring of Pressable’s control panel
    • Providing thought leadership and direction for Pressable’s development team
    • Working closely with our systems team to build new features and improve Pressable’s stack
    • Communicating with Pressable’s leadership, and proactively looking for opportunities for improvement

    The Joel Test:

    • Do you use source control? – Yes, Git, GitHub, and GitLab.
    • Can you make a build in one step? – Yes.
    • Do you make daily builds? – Yes.
    • Do you have a bug database? – Yes.
    • Do you fix bugs before writing new code? – Yes.
    • Do you have an up-to-date schedule? – Yes.
    • Do you have a spec? – For some things.
    • Do programmers have quiet working conditions? – Yes.
    • Do you use the best tools money can buy? – Yes.
    • Do you have testers? – Yes.
    • Do new candidates write code during their interview? – Yes.
    • Do you do hallway usability testing? – Yes.

    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance for under $10. We pay 99% of premiums for you and your family.
    • 401(k) Matching. We match your 401(k) contributions up to 6% of your salary.
    • Work From Anywhere. Work from your local co-working space, your house, a National Park, or Starbucks. We’re happy regardless.
    • Generous Time Off Policy. We want our team members to enjoy a phenomenal work–life balance.
    • Team Building. We bring the team together annually for a week-long retreat.

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