Senior Rails Engineer

Remote (NYC) /
Engineering /
Polywork is building a new kind of professional social network. Whereas traditional professional networks focus on labelling you with just a job title, Polywork enables people to share what they actually do in a timeline.

Check out a quick read from our CEO and Founder, Peter Johnston, on Why We Started Polywork  and see what our users are saying about us here!

At Polywork, our stack currently includes working on the bleeding edge of Rails 6.1 and Turbo to create SPA experiences while writing minimal javascript. The Senior Rails Engineer will use Action Cable to easily create Real Time Web experiences. You’ll be working with a small team of talented engineers who believe in convention over configuration.

You Will:

    • Collaborate, develop, and own world class web experiences
    • Mentor, coach, and share knowledge with other team members and cross the engineering organization.
    • Write dry code to create scalable solutions
    • Scale our web app to thousands of users
    • Participate in comprehensive code review

Must have:

    • 4+ years of Ruby on Rails experience
    • Knowledge of ActiveRecord and general understanding of when and what to index
    • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming principles
    • Understand and embrace the importance of test coverage / TDD 
    • Launched platforms / products at scale 
    • Experience with CI/CDStrong analytical skills
    • Solid communication skills to communicate and collaborate with design and product

Nice to have:

    • Protobuf experience


    • Remote work 
    • Choose your own hardware setup
    • Paid lunch on Friday's (even remote)
    • Home Office Stipend
    • Learning/Conference Stipend
    • Competitive health, dental, & vision benefits 
    • Parental leave 
    • Unlimited PTO and Sick time - if you need time off, take it! 
    • Wellness Gym/Spa reimbursement 
    • 401K
Join us as we strive to make the world more productive by connecting people to more possibilities.