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Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer in Oakland at Nelson

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Number: 2117580

Job Title: Sr. Ruby on Rails Developer
Location: Oakland
Compensation: $160-170k

Our client is a leader in sustainable, sun-grown cannabis representing two of California's most special micro-climates and their small farmer ecosystems. They give scale to premier, artisan farmers in Mendocino County and Southern Humboldt by distributing branded products through both wholesale and retail channels.

As a leader in California cannabis, our client has notably and strategically purchased an 80-acre, 85,000 square foot historic family winery in Mendocino which is being converted into the largest-ever cannabis processing and distribution center in Northern California.

Job Title Responsibilities:
Designing and implementing new product features, large and small on a host of applications that represent supply chain management, inventory forecasting, farmer apps, wholesale buyer portals, BI tools, and online e-commerce systems

Identifying bottlenecks and bugs, and devising solutions to these problems

Collaborating with other team members through code reviews and occasional pair programming

Guiding technical decision making and contributing towards improving our engineering process

Working with the Head of Engineering, Product Management and other team leaders to inform product road mapping

Writing and improving automated tests using Rspec and Capybara

Conduct technical and- feature risk assessments

Understanding and influencing the vision and overall strategy

Helping maintain code quality, organization and automatization

Job Title Requirements:
7+ years of production engineering experience

5+ years experience with Ruby on Rails - full-stack experience is a must

5+ years experience with Javascript

Experience PostgreSQL database

Comfort with front end technologies such as: jQuery, css, html

Ability to work and participate in an agile team setting with an open, collaborative communication style

Strong problem solving, debugging skills, eye for detail, and an ability to anticipate and find corner cases

Proficient in design of algorithms and data structures

Experience in Unit Testing or Test Driven Development


Comfort with Angular & Bootstrap on the front-end or javascript frameworks such as React or Ember

Exposure to AWS

Working knowledge of Heroku


About Nelson:

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