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2663 Software Engineer-Ruby and React

Location: Portland, OR

Description:
Are you a fearless Full-Stack Generalist looking for an exciting opportunity? Our client is re-imagining discovery commerce in a world increasingly connected by smartphones. They are the world's fastest, most entertaining marketplace for mobile shoppers. Currently they are looking for full stack software engineers to join the team. You will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of the product. Please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value and encourage diversity in the workplace and women, minorities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you.

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
About our client:
They connect buyers and sellers around the world in real-time auctions that are both fast and effective. Leveraging our ever-expanding data for merchandising and personalization, nearly every item sells, and sells within an average of 90 seconds.

Responsibilities:

-Build front-end and back-end components of an evolving real-time web application
-Work closely with our product managers to understand product needs
-Write & test code that truly works—code that is elegant & scales well
-Focus on fast, iterative & agile development
-Ensure performance, scalability, availability & security in everything you do
-Contribute to platform-level technology, strategy & decisions
-Engage in the business goals as well as the technology

Requirements
-BS, or equivalent work experience, in Computer Science, Math, or related technical field (experience writing good software is a suitable replacement for a technical degree)
-A full stack generalist with experience in both front-end and back-end technologies (we use -primarily Ruby and React / React Native)
-An emphasis on shipping products on the web, rather than lower-level, systems or embedded systems
-Preference for generalists over specialists - ability to wear many hats
-Knowledge & skills in a broad range of internet technologies
-Deep proficiency interacting, building, and improving the performance of RESTful APIs
-Deep proficiency in a popular framework such as Rails, Django, or Node (we use Ruby on Rails)
-Deep proficiency in a dynamic programming language such as Python or Ruby (we use primarily Ruby)
-Competence with Linux and Git
-Comfortable working in a small, dynamic, and fast-paced team
-Resourceful, flexible & adaptable; no task is too big or too small
-Experience in an agile environment where iteration has led to perfection