Senior Back End Engineer
  • Anywhere  -  
  • Remote  -  
  • Full-Time

Description

DoubleGDP aims to create better places in the world to live, work, and play by building an end-to-end platform to connect cities and their constituents. For new cities and property developers we help attract great residents, run municipal services efficiently, improve services over time, enable trust and reduce corruption, and adopt best practices from others. For their residents we provide convenient ways to access city services, manage taxes and payments, obtain permits for businesses, events, or development, and share feedback with administrators. We believe that an integrated SaaS platform will provide the cornerstone for modern cities to grow rapidly, adapt quickly to changing needs, and be cost-effective and accountable in their delivery of excellent service. We also believe that the best way for us to deliver on this vision is through an all-remote company that empowers employees and customers through its values of results, transparency, and diversity. More about us is available at https://doublegdp.com.

We are looking for programmers with strong experience in Ruby and React. To succeed as a Backend Engineer, you should be focused on building a better, more efficient program and enabling clean structures and algorithms for flexible business logic. You should be knowledgeable, collaborative, and motivated.

Responsibilities

  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborating with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive code to enhance the user experience.
  • Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends.
  • Recording data and reporting it to proper parties, such as clients or leadership.
  • Participating in continuing education and training to remain current on best practices, learn new programming languages, and better assist other team members.
  • Establishing protocols and frameworks for other developers to leverage
  • Writing tests and setting code standards
  • Manage our tech stack, including Ruby/Rails, Javascript/React, Postgres, Redis, and Heroku


Requirements

  • 5+ years of work experience as a software engineer
  • Experience building and deploying high-capacity applications in cloud environments (AWS or Heroku)
  • Fluency in Ruby and Javascript, and familiarity with other languages such as Java, PHP, or Python.
  • Experience with SQL, Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch and or Redshift, CodeBuild & CodeDeploy, Lambda, S3, API Gateway, Unix command-line navigation, Git / Github
  • Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement.
  • Ability to work well with geographically distributed teams as well as highly collaborative environments.
  • Strong problem solving, verbal and written communication skills, and comfort with ambiguity.
  • Believer in Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration

Note: our company is all remote and you may work anywhere in the world while doing this job. 

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