Back End Engineer (Ruby on Rails) United States

Company: Modus Create

Hello! Are you ready to Work from Home and transform your career?

We're looking for a Backend End Engineer to join the engineering team at Modus. Want to help our client’s build awesome solutions to accomplish their goals and vision? Are you interested in working from home with some of the best talent on the planet? Then keep reading.

About You

You’re an experienced engineer with at least 4 years under your belt, and you've built real-world products from scratch. You're looking for a chance to dive into a brand new company, help lay the architectural foundations for our future, and be a core part of our founding team.

Our client’s tech stack is Ruby on Rails, Postgres, AWS (Lambda, SQS, Kinesis, etc.)

You have worked with teams before on significant and demonstrable projects (preferably built on Ruby). You’re also familiar with frameworks like Rails and Node. You understand how to design systems in a distributed manner across hundreds (and even thousands) of servers - we handle 100s of millions of API calls every week and are growing fast. You understand Agile software development and DevOps practices and can work closely with QA teams to optimize your code. You have proficiency with version control practices and tools such as Git and GitHub. You are comfortable with CLI - git, docker, and the Unix (Linux or Mac) command line. Kubernetes experience is a big plus

You love learning. Engineering is an ever-evolving world. You enjoy playing with new tech and exploring areas that you might not have experience with yet.  You are self-driven, self-learner willing to share knowledge and participate actively in your community.

Having overlap with your team is critical when working in a global remote team. Modus requires for this specific client, daily Full EST overlap. In addition, reliable high speed internet is a must.

[In reference to requisition 1251]

Things You Might Do

Modus is a fast-growing, and remote-first company, so you'll likely get experience on many different projects across the organization. That said, here are some things you'll probably do:

  • Give back to the community via open source and blog posts
  • Travel and meet great people- as part of our remote-first lifestyle, it's important that we come together as needed to work together, meet each other in person and have fun together. Please keep that in mind when you apply.
  • Teach and be taught: Modus creates active teams that work in internal and external projects together, giving opportunities to stay relevant with the latest technologies and learning from experts worldwide
  • Interact directly with internal and external clients to represent Modus and its values

Why Modus Create

Our Benefits vary according to the Country you are located in and employment status, so please reach out to our recruiter in case you have any questions.

If you live in USA and you become a full time employee at our office we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health insurance (medical, vision, and dental) and other benefits (FSA and HSA)
  • 401(K) match to up to 3.5% of your annual salary
  • Remote work
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech
  • Flexible Time Off/PTO

If you live in Costa Rica and you become a full time employee at our office we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Remote work (could vary according to the client's needs)
  • Travel according to client's needs
  • Company paid private insurance
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech
  • Social Security (CCSS) by law 

If you live anywhere else you can become a contractor, and then we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Remote work (could vary according to the client's needs)
  • Travel according to client's needs
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech

About Modus Create

Modus Create builds customer-centric products, processes, and platforms to help businesses succeed in the digital economy.

Our global team of strategists, designers, and developers have helped the world’s biggest brands such as Burger King, Kaplan, AARP, PBS, and Time Inc deliver powerful digital experiences to their clients.

Founded in 2011 with HQ in Reston, Virginia, Modus has employees all over the world. Our culture is inspired by the open-source ethos with an emphasis on continuous learning, collaboration, and autonomy. Modus has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies for 6 years in a row by Inc. magazine, and two years in a row by the Washington Business Journal. FlexJobs rated Modus as a top company for remote work.

Based on the model of an open source team, Modites work remotely, and are located across the globe. That’s allowed us to hire the best talent in the world, no matter where they live. Our highly collaborative, autonomous, and effective working environment is fueled by a team unified by a love of continuous learning. Our years of thought leadership including books, whitepapers, blog posts, conference and MeetUp talks, demonstrate our commitment to sharing what we’ve learned. 

We encourage every Modus employee to do the same. Our company is a platform for the growth of our employees. Through working with our distributed team of experts on challenging projects, every person that joins the Modus team can expect to continue growing and learning every day. This is your chance to be part of building something great


*Federal law requires Modus Create to confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States as full-time employees.
*The statement above does not apply to 1099 Contractors or International Contractors

Modus Create is committed to creating a diverse environment, and each of us contributes to inclusion.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 
race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Vacancy page : https://moduscreate.com/careers/5205019003?gh_jid=5205019003

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