Lead Ruby/Rails Engineer

Remote - US
About You
  • You are motivated by working on hard and challenging problems rather than showing up just to check boxes.
  • You are driven by building a world class product and better user experience
  • You are passionate about building teams and delivering products.
  • You relish the opportunity to work with a product team, engineers, customer success and customers to ensure a surprisingly awesome customer experience.
  • You ask a lot of questions and love spirited yet professional debate, knowing it improves outcomes. You are comfortable navigating uncharted waters within the company.
  • You are motivated by creating your own path to delivering value and taking full advantage of personal empowerment.
  • You understand how to balance scope of work with execution, and believe that continuous improvement is a way of life.

Responsibilities
  • Deliver awesome, fun, engaging, and reliable solutions.
  • Collaborate with the team, partners and customers to provide accurate estimations, timelines, costs, and risks associated with development.
  • Create clear, concise deliverables that communicate your plans and allow the team to successfully execute ideas.
  • Actively participate in stand-ups, meetings, and design sessions.
  • Participate in code reviews, vendor selection, research, 1 on 1’s and discussion to help you and the team with professional development.
  • Be a mentor and functional manager to a software engineering team.
  • Ability to manage geographically distributed teams.

Requirements
  • 8-10 years experience with Ruby and Rails.
  • Are able to work in a fully-remote environment.
  • Experience with Javascript, React, HTML, CSS, Postgres.
  • Experience in core aspects of web application development including design, development, architecture, separation of layers, configuration, performance, integration, analytics
  • 3-5 years Experience organizing and managing dev teams in a high growth environment.
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-Oriented, self-started, motivated, results-driven, with high-level of energy, enthusiasm, and initiative.

Nice To Have
  • Wordpress and PHP experience.
  • Experience using Kanban to meet deliverables.
  • Experience with kubernetes.
  • Experience with webpack.
  • Experience with GraphQl
  • Experience with RethinkDB, ElasticSearch, and Redis.

How We Measure Success

First 30 days
  • Learn and become proficient in our code base.
  • Start assuming day-to-day management of project queue.
  • Help prepare the code base, processes, and assist hiring of team members.
  • You will start to move the bar forward to our first major milestone:
    • Gaining knowledge and proficiency in RETS and WebAPI real estate data feeds.
    • Start product development on new data integrations.

30-180 Days
  • Assist in the hiring of additional engineering team members.
  • Implement of initial milestone project
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of our next major Milestone project
  • Lead a team working on adding more MLS home listings data sources.

180-365 days
  • Lead a growing team working on adding more MLS listings data sources.
  • Contribute to planning and implementation of our next major milestone project.

People You'll Work With


We are a highly collaborative and cross-functional organization. As you pursue your objectives and Showcase IDX’s goals, you will be working closely with: 
  1. Scott Lockhart - CEO
  2. Alan Pinstein - COO
  3. Scott Davis - Director of Engineering
  4. Kurt Uhilr - CMO
  5. Tiffany Soucy - Customer Success Manager 
  6. Andi Bodway-Werneth - Onboarding Manager

Compensation


In addition to a competitive salary, Showcase IDX offers:
  • Stock Option Grant 
  • Flexible PTO
  • Quality Medical + Dental + Vision
  • Tax-Free Flexible Health Spending Account
  • 401K with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance

Showcase IDX

At Showcase IDX, we live and breathe real estate for you - the real estate professional. We understand that there's a difference between a FSBO, large portals, and the Realtor that really knows their local market. That's why we've created the leading real estate search and consumer engagement platform, allowing you to reach customers faster and more effectively.