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Remote Ruby on Rails Team Lead


Catapult Solutions Group


Chicago, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Ruby engineer with React, some team leadership Core technologies: • Ruby/React • Typescript • Postgress • Heavy API development • Lots of data consumptionSummary:Our client is currently seeking an experienced Ruby on Rails Team Lead to support one of its customers in Seattle, Washington.This is a unique opportunity to join a newly created team that will build innovative solutions for our customer, building the technology infrastructure to support the business growth, provide online mental health support across the USWe are looking for an out-of-the box principal engineer to design, architect, and build these innovative solutions. The inpidual will work collaboratively with QA, Product, and the Design team to build integrated solutions with other technology platforms as well as our own customer’s platform. This person builds with analytics and scalability in a dev-ops centric culture.Projects include:Online Scheduling/Patient IntakeTelehealthDigital Marketplace This is a leadership role - leading a team of approximately 10 mid-level and jr. engineers.Hard Skills (Top 3-5) – Rails development, technical team leadership, business requirements understandingSoft Skills – entrepreneurial mindset, strong communication skillsSpecifically:Design and develop high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performanceCreate and refine best practices, coding standards, and documentation, and take the opportunity to share knowledge across the teamResearch new technologies or methodologies that can improve the architecture, user experience, or development processSpecify technical solutions in clear and concise written documentationProvide technical leadership, ensuring engineers understand our strategy and visionTranslate product requirements and technical designs into well-engineered, low-defect, robust codeRegularly collaborate with other developers, QA, product owners, and designers to complete projectsParticipate and engage in all Scrum CeremoniesDevelop high-quality, working code features and bug fixesParticipate in/lead regular code reviews, often in a mentorship role with other engineers to maintain high development standardsWrite automated tests, including comprehensive unit and integration testsCollaborate with team members on key architecture decisionsInterface with team members to troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environmentsEngage and mentor other members on the teamLead projects end-to-end as an inpidual contributorSkills & Experience:10+ years of experience Rails5+ years of experience with MySQL/SQL2+ years of experience with React/jQueryExperience with HTML/CSS, RSpec, CI/CDExperience working in an Agile environment following SDLCCloud Experience: AWS, GoogleScaling and Deployment Frameworks: Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, VMsDeep understanding of API design and best practicesDesigned, architected, and implemented a large scale highly available systems from the ground upAbility to lead projects across stacks and blended teamsAbility to collaborate with executive and leadership teamsMust be data driven, objective, and goal orientedEffectively communicate and understand project requirementsStrong understanding of system performance and scalingStrong sense of ownership and ability to work cross functionallyQualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States

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