Ruby Software Developer

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Chandler, AZ
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 01, 2018
Job ID
Ruby Software Developer
Do you dream in code? Can you build products that elegantly solve complex problems and make it look easy? Are you passionate about education? If so, we’re looking for you! As a Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Company, you will join a cross functional team using the latest development technologies and agile practices, to deliver solutions that democratize education, enabling educators to amplify their impact and students to control their learning experience.

Not considering sponsorship at this time.  Candidate must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.  Company NOT considering working remote..qualified candidates must be able to work out of the Chandler, AZ location full time.  
In this role you will…
  • Build magical product experiences. Make the technical & complex simple and effortless.    
  • Participate in all aspects of the software life-cycle, from ideation through development and including production support.
  • Collaborate deeply with a cross functional team of Engineers, UX, Product and Operations.  You will do more than just write code.
  • Leverage practices such as Continuous Integration, Extreme Programming (XP), Pairing, and Test Driven Development to deliver early and often.
  • Actively engage with the education community to understand product needs.
  • Apply Lean Startup/Agile approaches to software development
  • Work in an open space environment (no cube walls)
Do you have what it takes?
  • BS in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Ruby and at least one other modern language, multiple strongly preferred (e.g. C#, Python, Java, JavaScript)
  • Knowledge of full development stack (e.g. UX, Web, API, Data, Business Logic)
  • Awareness of web development best practices (e.g. MVC, REST, JavaScript)
  • Familiarity with agile methods.  Scrum and XP preferred.
  • Experience in Linux environment; Windows experience a bonus
  • Passion for self-driven, continuous learning, both in and out of the office
  • Opinionated on technology, in theory, but flexible in practice
  • Involvement with Open Source projects preferred.
  • Passion for Education is a must; experience in Ed-Tech helpful, but not required
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee health, dental, STD and Life
  • Employer 401(k) contributions (We contribute even if you don’t).
  • Holiday calendar paid time off in addition to PTO
  • Casual work environment
  • On-site Gym (with Boxing Ring and showers), Patio with grill, shuffleboard, employee appreciation outings and other fun events
Company is redefining online learning with an award-winning, 6-12th grade digital curriculum delivered through our state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS).
Our curriculum is research-based, pedagogically sound and aligned. Unlike other secondary curricula, it goes beyond rigor to engage today’s digital native students with relevant content, modern formats and captivating mediums. Our interactive course elements bring key concepts to life to help students build knowledge, think critically and develop crucial skills. We continually push the limits of what is possible in mediums that resonate with 21st century learners, and have earned numerous awards including Regional Emmys®, SIIA CODiEs, and Telly’s.
The Company LMS is a highly intuitive virtual classroom engineered specifically for the adolescent learner. It maximizes efficiency, personalizes the learning experience and fosters continuous communication between teacher and student.
Company Digital Curriculum is ideal for schools whose top priority is providing a superior online education for students who need a flexible schedule, who are credit deficient or who want to accelerate their education.
Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.