Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

| Greater LA Area
With over 7 million members and more than 400,000 listings, GOAT is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. Our Backend Engineering team builds and maintains the core services of our platform, which serve as the backbone for our web, mobile, and internal applications.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Engineer to help design and implement new features across multiple backend applications. As a senior presence and a core individual contributor on a small team, you will play a key role in both enhancing a monolithic Ruby on Rails app at the heart of the business and building out a new, more scalable service-driven architecture.

As a Senior Engineer, you’re expected to:

  • Tackle projects and problems of significantly larger scopes
  • Formulate an efficient game plan for delivering a stable, well-tested feature on time
  • Make technical decisions that improve the codebase while minimizing riskIdentify and fix (or, ideally, avoid) bugs and performance bottlenecks
  • Coordinate and communicate seamlessly across other technical and product teams
  • Be a helpful and supportive presence on the team, contributing to code reviews and other team process

We're looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering with recent experience developing in Ruby on Rails
  • Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services
  • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility

Benefits and Perks:

  • Join the early team and work closely with founders on all aspects of the company
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Competitive salary
  • Daily catered lunches from LA’s best restaurants
  • Unlimited vacation

Founded in 2015 and based in Los Angeles, California, GOAT is the safest way to buy and sell sneakers. Whether you’re looking to buy rare sneakers, discover new ones, or earn money by listing sneakers you already own, GOAT is your destination. And with an authentication service, buyer protection guarantee and great customer service, it’s the safest option in the industry. We are backed by some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures and Y Combinator. GOAT will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

8530 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

What are GOAT Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
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