Back-End Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

  • Engineering
  • Remote job

Back-End Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Job description

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world.

“We envision a frictionless economy where creators can use one platform to ship products to anyone, anywhere. When you grow, we grow.” Tommaso Tamburnotti, Co Founder.

Easyship is building tomorrow’s logistic infrastructure, today. Our team is continuously looking to reach new heights, whether it’s learning about new technologies or improving your own skillset, Easyship is prepared to empower you to grow. We believe that when we inspire each other, we grow together.

Easyship is recruiting brilliant, curious, and driven individuals to help us scale our innovative technology worldwide. Headquartered in New York with offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, and Taipei – our team is global and growing. We encourage you to apply if a challenge excites you. If you enjoy the company of talented people. If you would dedicate yourself to a simple mission: to make shipping easy for everyone.

We operate with a global footprint, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead, so there is still much to do. Join us and help put borderless commerce within reach of every entrepreneur.

Position Title: Back-End Developer (Junior / Senior / Lead)

Based in: London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, or Toronto. Remote positions may be considered

Reports to: CTO based in Asia, Engineering Lead based in Europe

Key Relationships: Tech team, Business and Operations teams, direct access to the leadership

Job Purpose: to build and maintain the back-end of our web applications, which includes scaling up our RESTful API, optimizing the response time of the API and the proprietary algorithm, and creating a new product that will integrate with the existing platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the entire product life cycle

  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications

  • Drive the development of a new product internally

  • Provide training and support to internal teams

  • Work closely with our CTO and product team to establish priorities and manage our technical road-map

  • Build and manage a team of 10-15 people


Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • Strong software development experience, incl. 2+ years of strong experience with Ruby on Rails and SQL databases

  • Strong experience building highly scalable systems

  • Ability to hold the team to high standards for security and data privacy practices

  • Familiar with Git and Git flow; familiar with modern project management tools

  • Write high standard, beautiful, maintainable and reusable code

  • A background working in product teams at startups

Nice to Have:
  • Being curious about the eCommerce world and the challenges of international logistics

  • Experience with microservice architecture

Our Tech Stack:

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Elixir / Phoenix

  • PostgresQL

  • Redis / Sidekiq

  • RabbitMQ

  • ElasticSearch

  • Git / Github

  • Docker / K8s / GCP


  • Competitive compensation package

  • Company Equity

  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement

  • Generous Vacation Policy

  • Duvet Day - Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!

  • Mental Health Day - You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’

  • Flexible working approach

  • Professional Development

  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks

  • Office PlayStation Games

  • As we expand, the potential to work in one of our international offices

  • Annual Summit in one of our headquarters, for you to collaborate with the team

You will have the opportunity to work with a global team, filled with smart, ambitious and like minded colleagues. We have built an inclusive culture which supports and enables you to grow. Come and join the Easyship team!