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Ruby On Rails Engineer

Company: CoreStrengths.com & app.CoreStrengths.com

Job-type: Full-time (40 hours)

Location: Remote

Environment: Casual culture with a commitment to personal development

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About Core Strengths  

We are a global training company that is transforming the Talent industry by introducing relationship intelligence as a utility for leaders. Since 1971, over five million leaders have taken the Strength Deployment Inventory 2.0 (SDI), our strength-based relationship assessment. We have pioneered collaboration in the cloud and believe that every employee should have a portal into their working relationships.
Our 50+ employees have a commitment to learning that permeates our culture. We’ve created award winning psychological assessments, a relationship coaching platform of the future and are obsessed with continuing to improve the manager’s relationship with their team. We are also revolutionizing talent development itself by building culture transformation tools that generate results through relationships.


About You

You’re a seasoned senior engineer with mastery of Ruby on Rails to handle the ongoing development of an assessment web application and orbiting communication plug-ins/bots as well as development of a mobile app platform.



  • Write a lot of code
  • Be involved in DevOps and architecture of entire system
  • Design and implement new features from specification to final test
  • Work closely alongside a Full Stack Developer, Software Engineer and QA to deliver a complete, tested customer solution
  • Work in an agile development environment, where you are always focused on delivering maximum customer value
  • Learn a tremendous amount about modern human resource management  technologies
  • Influence the future direction of our product


  • A BS in Computer Science, Math, or an Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software development experience, 3+ years of Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience and skill in developing operationally robust and debuggable software
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid working knowledge of the Ruby language and the Rails framework is a must
  • Understanding of object-oriented design, design patterns and how they apply to Ruby
  • Solid understanding of SQL and data modeling for scalability and performance
  • Experience creating RESTful APIs for integration with mobile apps and websites
  • Commitment to writing quality code through TDD, BDD, CI, and CD
  • Proficiency with Git as a source code management tool
  • Experience with Agile and Lean development methodologies
  • Experience with project tracking systems such as JIRA, Pivotal, and Trello
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
  • Desire to learn new technology and use that knowledge in producing world-class web and mobile apps

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of sustainable engineering practices such as GitFlow and GitHubFlow
  • Linux administration/development
  • Experience with cloud computing in AWS or similar IaaS/PaaS
  • A deep understanding of MySQL, Postgres, or MS SQL
  • Strong background in remote/distributed team collaboration

About What You’ll Get In Return

  • Proven business with 48 years of innovative category leadership providing a competitive salary and tied to a performance bonus
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial team where pushing limits is everyday business
  • A great contemporary office environment supported with a casual dress code where everyone is committed to learning through a growth mindset
  • State-of-the-art MacBook Pro with two huge LG monitor, ergonomic chair and height-adjustable desk
  • Two dedicated Employee Development Days.  Beyond your normal paid time off for vacations this role comes three additional days off along with a $1,500 annual investment in professional and personal growth that YOU direct to focus your learning.  Just name the area you want to personally grow and your manager works with you to identify a conference or course you can take.
  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • You’ll be qualified as a Core Strengths Facilitator and given the opportunity to facilitate our Results through Relationships program.
  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans
  • Access to a 401k with employer matching contributions
  • Easy commute with a paid-for public transportation or parking pass
  • Fully stocked kitchen with: coffee/tea, beer, bagels and snacks (both healthy and not-healthy)
  • Team lunches, offsite activities and much more

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