Senior Software Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts

Remote Local

Full Time

$100k - $160k

Are you an experienced Ruby on Rails Engineer with a passion for social media and a knack for crafting innovative solutions? 

Our client is a rapidly growing startup dedicated to revolutionizing social media interactions. Their mission is to provide a platform that empowers users to connect, share, and engage authentically. They are committed to fostering creativity, diversity, and meaningful connections through their apps.

Role Overview: As a Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in the development and enhancement of their social media apps. You'll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and optimize features that create seamless user experiences. Your expertise in Ruby on Rails will be crucial in building a scalable and efficient backend to support their app's growth.


  • Development of backend features and APIs using Ruby on Rails framework.
  • Collaborate with frontend engineers to integrate user interfaces and ensure smooth data flow.
  • Design and implement robust, maintainable, and scalable code.
  • Participate in architectural decisions, code reviews, and technical discussions.
  • Optimize app performance and contribute to system scalability.
  • Work closely with product managers to understand and translate user needs into technical requirements.
  • Implement unit tests and ensure code quality through best practices.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest Ruby on Rails trends and contribute to the evolution of their tech stack.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in building web applications using Ruby on Rails.
  • Strong proficiency in Ruby, Rails, and related technologies.
  • Experience with RESTful API design and integration.
  • Familiarity with frontend technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and modern frameworks (React) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and data modeling.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to architect scalable solutions.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a team.

Posted by: Mackenzie Wild

Specialization: Ruby on Rails