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Senior Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails)

Experience: Ruby on Rails: 5-7 years (Preferred)

Job Description:

Welcome is changing the way people buy homes, and we want you to help build Welcome! We are a fast-growing venture backed startup that is building new homes that are purchased online, customized, and delivered in 6 months at an incredible value.


We’re looking for a Senior Backend Developer who’s passionate about best practices and clean code to take our app to the next level. If you’re someone who excels at database architecture and innovative ways to solve problems, we’re looking for you. 


What you’ll need:

  • Senior level experience building Ruby on Rails web applications

  • Desire to solve hard and complex engineering problems

  • Strong Understanding of Data Structures and Algorithms

  • Experience building secure REST API’s and dynamic back-end systems in conjunction with developer tools.

  • Ability to make pragmatic engineering decisions

  • A record of pursuing self-directed side projects, research, or open source projects.

  • Good interpersonal communication skills and work well in teams

  • Good track record for managing/delegating tasks and conducting thorough code reviews

Languages and technologies we use:

  • Ruby on Rails 

  • ImageMagick

  • SQL

  • jQuery/Javascript

  • Basic DevOps

  • Front end frameworks

  • Rules engines

  • Optimize queries


  • Be a technical leader within the development team you work with and within Welcome in general.

  • Coordinate guided technical projects across the development team.

  • Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product owners, and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems for delivering various features.

  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Ruby on Rails services.

  • Be a leader of the Welcome backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company

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Senior Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails)
Full Time | New York City, NY

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Who We Are:

Welcome Homes makes it easier and more affordable for home buyers to build a newly constructed home without having to deal with delays and all of the headaches of coordinating with contractors, architects, and the many parties involved. We handle it all and streamline the entire process for the home owner from land selection to construction!

The upside potential for Welcome Homes is limitless. Home construction is one of the hardest operational challenges to scale and our vision is to offer Welcome homes on a global level. We are placing a massive bet to disrupt the world's largest asset class - residential real estate - to provide home buyers an experience that they finally deserve.

Leadership Principles:

Empowerment at any level - Give people more responsibility and let them surprise you - Investments into Personal Growth - Transparency - Love our customers