Robert Half International Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois


This person will be one of two options: a Senior Lead ruby developer or a mid-level developer. The day to day will include working with the team to expand the mobile and web presence of the company. They are currently expanding quickly and moving into new markets. There will be many projects and expansions to come. The team is currently at 6 engineers and have 2 backend engineers. The ideal candidate for this position will be more backend heavy with the focus being Ruby on Rails.

  • Understand business needs, plan, design, and write a great piece software with your team

  • members to support our rapidly expanding services and operations.

  • Code thoroughly reviewed in every single PR.

For immediate consideration email [email protected]


  • Minimum 2-3 years of production experience with Ruby on Rails and building RESTful APIs.

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript and capable of writing componentized front-end web app.

  • Strong knowledge of HTML (we use HAML), CSS (SASS and BEM), Git, and

  • other common web technologies and protocols.

  • Understanding that code is written for others to read and capable of writing highly readable,

  • modular, clean, and testable software. You should also follow best practices, capable of

  • recognizing and refactoring common code smell.

  • Understanding that specs are the foundation of an application and dedicated to test-driving

  • development using RSpec.

  • Strong experience working with PostgreSQL and understand performance optimization

  • strategies.

  • Understanding that every piece of code written incurs a ‘cost of carry’, and that

  • over-engineering is the bane of all evil. You should also have experience working in teams

  • that practice Agile.

  • Excellent communication skills. Attention to detail. Also, startup experience is a plus.

For Immediate consideration please email [email protected]

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Salary: $80000 - 130000/year

Location: Chicago, IL

Date Posted: January 7, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 01300-9501698565

Staffing Area: Technology & IT