Lead Engineer | #1 App - Outdoor Space

  • Intelletec
  • Oct 15, 2020

Job Description

Intelletec are working with a leading company that have built the #1 app in the outdoor space arena.

They seeking a talented backend developer, ideally with a Ruby background, to lead their backend team. You will be focusing your work on evolving and maintaining their API and other key backend systems.

They have over 1 million users, and after raising an initial $8m, they have grown quickly. They focus on building a team of great communicators, and culture speaking they are hot on collaboration and knowledge sharing.

This is a full-time, remote position. They are primarily based in Portland, and looking for at least 4 hours overlap with 9-5, US Pacific time.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of 1-2 other backend developers working to evolve and maintain our core API.
  • Collaborate on API design and architecture decisions
  • Work closely with our web and mobile developers on the implementation of new product features
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues in production
  • Implement and maintain integrations with external services, such as Stripe, Iterable, Mapbox, and our campground partners

Skills and Expertise
  • 5+ years of backend development experience on production apps in Ruby, Python, Java, or a similar language.
  • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming and design
  • Relational database skills - we use PostgreSQL views, triggers, and functions
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • A working knowledge of Ruby and familiarity with Rails
  • Knowledge of JSON-API