Senior Ruby/Rails Engineer

Madrid, Spain
Engineering
Full-time

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

    • Build and enhance a highly configurable system that is used by thousands of companies and millions of shoppers
    • Work with a highly collaborative team, where you will solve challenging problems
    • Review each other’s code and pair-program to spread knowledge and produce higher-quality code
    • Drive quality by writing unit, integration, and performance tests in a continuous delivery environment
    • Make decisions based on data and be pragmatic
    • Work closely with Product and Leadership
    • Help define and prioritize features
    • Produce documentation that helps the team understand complex parts of the system
    • Go beyond engineering by working closely with our support representatives where we help triage and debug technical support requests

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

    • 4+ years industry experience in Ruby/Rails
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; attention to detail
    • Knowledge of web service technologies and REST best-practices
    • Understanding of scalability challenges and performance of server-side code
    • Ability to design and develop horizontally-scalable, resilient and efficient systems
    • Deep understanding of distributed systems in a cloud environment, and event-driven architecture is a plus
    • Exposure to Amazon Web Services is a plus
    • Deep understanding and experience with relational databases and SQL
    • Understanding of and experience with NoSQL data stores is a plus
    • Courage and discipline to dig-in and refactor other people’s code and explore new technology and solutions
    • B.S. degree equivalent (or higher) in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is a plus
    • Prior history of driving impact in a high-growth eCommerce/technology startup is a plus
    • Proven track record of shipping software in a delivery-focused environment
    • Desire to improve broken processes and make your own job easier over time
    • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate and influence effectively across various departments
    • Command of the English language, both written and spoken
    • Data-driven mentality
ABOUT RETURNLY

At Returnly we help merchants turn product returns into new revenue streams. We are a Silicon Valley startup and we have recently opened an office in downtown Madrid (near Alonso Martinez subway station). We’re are a financial technology services company that builds award-winning products which make shoppers’ propensity to repurchase go through the roof. We’re backed by smart money VCs in Fintech and one of the most well-funded startups in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to de-risk online commerce and we’re building a team of amazingly talented people to build the next generation of retail fintech products.