Senior Ruby Developer

San Diego
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Created: March 8, 2019


Notch8 is seeking a Senior Developer to join our team in downtown San Diego. We are looking for a talented web developer with good collaboration skills, who can quickly take the lead on incoming projects as we expand.


  • Develops and implements applications, databases, and web services using Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other technologies

  • Provides expertise in web design and architecture

  • Collaborates effectively with project manager, other developers, and external teams in an agile environment

  • Embrace a culture of collaboration and community, where open communication, internal mentorship, and contributing to open-source projects are just a few of our values

  • Position yourself as a leader on the team whose work schedule includes mentoring other developers

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years’ directly-related experience as a developer

  • Expert-level experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails, JavaScript and ReactJS (or another JS framework like Angular, Vue, or Polymer), PostgreSQL

  • Proficiency with Docker

  • Experience generating and maintaining comprehensive, digestible documentation

  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to constantly expand technical knowledge

Desired Skills (not required):

  • Five years’ experience with the technologies listed above

  • Experience developing digital repositories, especially in the Samvera stack, including Solr, Fedora, Hyrax

  • Acumen for team leader or mentorship

  • Experience in an agile development environment


Benefits of Working for Notch8:

  • Eight hours per week allocated to professional development

  • Being an autonomous member of a collaborative and supportive team

  • Flexible work hours - we make work-life balance a priority

  • Work-from-home and remote work options

  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision and 401K plans

  • Located downtown in the center of the San Diego tech community

  • Paid parking for local employees

Notch8 was started ten years ago with the intent of creating a healthy work environment, focused on quality products and building good relationships, both internally and externally. Today, Notch8 is a proud of our reputation for leadership in the local tech community, as well as the Ruby and Samvera communities. We believe in a virtuous cycle of happy: happy engineers build great software; great software makes happy clients. We also believe all team members have the right to:

  • Strong community involvement

  • Trust, respect, and autonomy

  • Great work-life balance

Notch8 is committed to maintaining a diverse work environment, which benefits our company and our clients.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider applications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, family status, age, or veteran status.

Last updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 19:07 UTC