Senior Software Engineer

| Marina Del Rey & Playa Vista

We’re looking for humble, but ambitious, razor-sharp Software Engineer significant depth in Ruby. Like us, you take SDLC, CI/CD, API, Analytics and integrations seriously; you’re passionate about technology and, even more so, about product development. We embrace those who see things differently, aren’t afraid to experiment, and who have a healthy disregard for constraints. That’s where you come in. We are currently seeking a senior software engineer to help us realize our technical vision in an innovative and fast paced environment. Our selection process will emphasize technical and architectural skills as well as engineering fundamentals equally. The ideal candidate must be a master of their domain. Furthermore, the ideal candidate must be able to inspire and champion through influence when the need arises. We are looking for a rare mix of intelligence, integrity, domain knowledge, verbal agility, and diplomacy which allows you to rapidly earn the trust of technically astute engineers and product astute product management leaders.

Why We Need This Role

We are looking for a senior software engineer to help us realize our Builder Product and Enterprise Management systems visions and enable us to continue turning client’s ideas into a fully functioning software at massive scale.

Why You Should Join

This is a challenging and diverse role that requires you to constantly operate near bleeding edges of technology. You’ll be surrounded by teammates who never say “I do not know how” or “I have never done that before,” and constantly opt for “how about we try this!” Only join this role if you are craving rapid growth, able to create a path in uncharted territory, and comfortable with trying, failing and course-correcting fast.

First Six Month Deliverables
  • Collaborate with designers, product managers, and other software developers to deliver compelling user-facing products or enterprise wide integrations
  • As a part of the engineering scrum team, contribute to the architecture of efficient and reusable components that drive complex applications across the stack
  • Create integration and unit testing tools and hooks that enable availability and scalability
  • Identify and resolve functional, performance and scalability issues


  • Strong drive and sense of ownership of the challenges we take on, coupled with a team-oriented, can-do attitude
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience managing fast-paced and dynamic software engineering teams
  • Working knowledge of standard CS fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis)
  • A systematic debugging and problem solving methodology
  • Experience in globally geo distributed environments is a strong plus
  • Devops experience are strong plus
  • Have built your own Gem.
  • Integration of third party API’s, scraping, heavy data processing.
  • CS degree required or equivalent work experience
  • Capable of technical deep-dives, yet verbally and cognitively agile enough to hold their own in a product dialog
  • Experienced with Agile / Scrum methodologies
  • Expert understanding of object oriented and procedural Software Engineering, Data Engineering and cloud computing fundamentals
  • Expert understanding of Ruby
  • Expert understanding of SQL and NoSQL database architecture, strong understanding of RDS and data streaming services
  • Strong understanding of and experience with testing practices including unit testing, integration testing, acceptance, and load testing
  • Strong automation and CI / CD experience
  • Strong software and data security expertise
  • Pivotal Tracker or Jira, GitHub, CD/CI tools experience, some would say you are a master.
  • If I asked your previous team members about you, they would say you were a great teammate and they would very much welcome an opportunity to work with you once again


  • Health and Wellness benefits including competitive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Performance-based bonuses and stock options
  • Generous vacation and time off benefits including paid holidays
  • Generally flexible working hours
  • Working in a beautiful office space the heart of Silicon Beach in Playa Vista
  • A collaborative culture where unconventional thinkers come together to solve interesting problems and having fun while doing it
  • Mission-driven company that is making the world a better place
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • AngularLanguages
    • Android Java Languages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


It's said that Playa Vista is where Silicon Valley meets SoCal - Think big names in tech, residences, dining, and centrally located for commuters.

An Insider's view of Builder

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Builder is a team that respects what each person brings to the table. We support and listen to each other, as well as have a lot of fun. I'm excited to come to work each day not just to work on our disruptive product, but because I'm excited to see my team. We're a group of fun, silly, entrepreneurial people.


Senior Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Through our Builder product, we’re making software accessible to everyone. It’s cool because software engineering has been disrupting industries since the 1980s but never evolving its own and I’m excited to be a part of the team that’s doing just that.


Global Vice President of Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My career has grown leaps and bounds since being at When I first started, my focus was primarily on lead generation and business development. My role since then has transformed into much more as I've had the opportunity to dabble in sales, partnership related initiatives and product management to some extent.


Account Executive

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We look for people who are passionate about loosely held beliefs. We have a culture which encourages our people to be curious, experiment, and use their experienced points of view to challenge the status quo. We start with why in everything we do, it's part of our core DNA. We want everyone to be entrepreneurial.


CEO & Chief Wizard

What are Builder Perks + Benefits

Builder Benefits Overview

At, we offer benefits that support our employees with a healthy work/life balance.
We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance that is covered at 99% (very little out of pocket for our team).
Our time off policy is a generous 24 days of PTO, along with 12 paid holidays, and 10 sick days.
Along with these benefits, we have a dynamic and transparent company culture; when our team speaks, we listen. We have a lot of fun together as well, with company happy hours, BBQ's, go-karting, spirit weeks, catered lunches, and team outings that keep us connected.
In the spirit of transparency and to support our team growing in their technical knowledge, our software development team hosts regular demo days to showcase our newest technology to the team.
Builder is truly a family; a hardworking, supportive team.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
- Women of Builder - Culture and Engagement - Book Club
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
- Company hikes - In-office Yoga - Hot Yoga Studio Sessions
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
We unwind over drinks on occasion as some local hot spots!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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