Backend Engineer | Ruby, MongoDB, Sinatra (Los Altos)

Los Altos, CA
Full Time

Fluc is a venture backed on-demand restaurant food delivery start up in the Silicon Valley. Fluc is an online marketplace that aims to offer the largest selection of local freshly-made meals and food items to consumers. Fluc empowers consumers to place orders from any of their favorite local food merchants, including restaurants, bakeries, specialty food stores, etc. We have built a highly complex software platform and a distributed driver network to make the fulfillment of this dream-like experience possible. We are rapidly expanding and well-funded. Now we are looking for world class talents to join the team and take this vision forward. Come join us! We are seeking an experienced backend developer who loves food and everything that surrounds it at Fluc! If you are an experienced Backend Engineer looking to be one of the first employees of an early stage startup that is revolutionizing the world of food delivery, submit your resume today! Position Summary: The Backend Engineer will architect, design, and code new features and enhancements of a complex logistical platform. This role will work in collaboration with all relevant teams to make intelligent decisions with large datasets. We are seeking general athletes that possess the ability to pick up new languages rapidly. Responsibilities: The Backend Engineer will utilize their scripting expertise in various languages, e.g., Python, Perl, Bash scripting etc. You are a polyglot - use Ruby (including any other language you feel would work) in a fast paced environment to help scale out our world class platform. Qualifications: • Minimum 3-4 years in backend development • Good understanding of Ruby and experience with Sinatra are required • Understanding of OOP principles (preferred) • Understanding of programming design patterns is a plus • Understanding of Python, JavaScript, HAML is a plus • • MongoDB / Redis or other NoSQL DB's • • Geospatial processing & knowledge (preferred) • • A Swiss-army knife attitude (required) • Passionate about working on complex problems (e.g. the Travelling Salesmen Problem) • A love of startups and all things food • Excellent verbal and communication skills • Knowledge working in a highly fast paced collaborative environment Education: Bachelors or Masters, Computer Science Perks • Competitive Salary & Generous Equity • Generous Health Benefits • Lots of free food • Your own setup • Fluc employees get free ($6 off) fluc deliveries Fluc Inc., is an equal opportunity employer


    • Ruby
    • Sinatra
    • Git
    • MongoDB / Redis or other NoSQL DB's
    • Geospatial processing & knowledge (preferred)
    • A swiss-army knife attitude
    • BS or Masters