Ruby on Rails Lead Developer

Redding, California, United States Full-time

Ruby on Rails Lead Developer

We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between our servers and the users for our various applications. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of our databases, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the applications. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well. In addition, you will be consulting with product and design to help determine feature priority and build for Bethel TV.


  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code

  • Integration of data storage solutions {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic

  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization

  • Provide technical insight into feature and product builds


  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq

  • Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Familiarity with Heroku

  • Good understanding of HAML and ERB

  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors {{such as Sass, based on project requirements}}

  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, React, HTML5, and CSS3

  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful

  • A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code

  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient understanding of Git

Nice to have

Experience with React, Redux, and GraphQL