Senior Ruby Engineer



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Neighborly is a fast-growing, venture-backed public finance startup headquartered in downtown San Francisco, with offices in New York and Kansas City. Positioned in the intersection of technology, finance and government, we develop exceptional technologies to radically modernize public finance, the $1 billion per-day, 200 year-old market that powers vital public projects like schools, parks, and next-generation infrastructure. Our solutions positively impact the operational efficiency of public finance, how our communities evolve, and how citizens participate in their democracy.

We are looking for motivated senior full-stack engineers who bring hardened experience and leadership to the team. We want folks who are excited about the prospect of revolutionizing Public Finance by building state-of-the-art tools for an industry underserved by technology.

As a senior engineer at Neighborly, you'll help craft products that offer a world-class user experience and process large amounts of data and money. To be successful, you will need to be productive at bringing wisdom and experience to a passionate team. You're someone who can ship advanced software on your own but also pair-program with engineers of varying levels of experience.

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What you'll do

  • Architect, develop and scale highly-available software technologies

  • Lead engineering teams toward consistent delivery of user-value

  • Pair-program with and mentor other engineers

  • Foster a productive and principled engineering culture

Job requirements

  • 5+ years Agile team experience

  • 5+ years of software development experience

  • 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience

  • 5+ years of SQL database integration experience

  • 5+ years experience with testing patterns and tools

  • 5+ years JavaScript experience, including writing JavaScript tests and using modern frameworks

  • 5+ years CSS experience

  • 5+ years Linux experience

  • 2+ years Amazon Web Services experience

  • Strong familiarity with open-source ecosystems of tools, libraries and frameworks

  • Genuine passion about using your craft as a force for good in the world


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